Rep. Meadow’s Deputy Chief of Staff announces candidacy in the race to fill his seat

35 members of the House of Representatives are reportedly not seeking reelection to their seats. Of that number, nine are Democratic and 26 are Republican. One of those Republicans is congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina’s 11th District, who has been an outspoken defender of the president. One America’s Stephanie Myers caught up with Rep. Meadow’s deputy chief of staff, Wayne King, who recently announced his candidacy in the race to to fill the seat.

Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the rich

According to Bill Gates, the rich should pay more in taxes. The Microsoft co-founder made those remarks in a recent blog post, where he claimed the wage gap is growing and America doesn’t have enough money to meet its obligation.