Congressman Mark Sanford and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott have filed a bill to make Fort Sumter National Monument, which includes Fort Moultrie, a national park. Source: AP, P&C

S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson is applauding an EPA move to repeal an Obama-era rule that sought to regulate small tributaries in an effort to clean water that feed into wetlands drinking supplies. Wilson calls the rule onerous. Source: The State, P&C

Citadel President John Rosa says he’ll retire next summer after 12 years at the Charleston military college. Source: P&C

$380 million: The investment by Samsung to open an appliance manufacturing facility in Newberry which will start by making washing machines. Source: P&C, The State


A D.C. watchdog group says that U.N. Ambassador violated ethics rules prohibiting executive branch officials from being involved in elections by retweeting a post by President Donald Trump backing Republican Ralph Norman in the 5th District congressional election last week. Norman went on to win the election. Source: AP, The State


Former S.C. lieutenant governor Andre Bauer, who appears regularly on CNN, tweeted yesterday that “I understand exactly” what Trump means by ‘fake news,’ referring to capital media outlets WIS-TV and The State newspaper. Bauer served in the state House and Senate before becoming lieutenant governor. Source: Twitter

Initial headline from P&C: “Former Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer plays the Trump victim card”


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