Here’s what you might have missed Wednesday on CNN:
— President Donald Trump told special counsel Robert Mueller in writing that Roger Stone did not tell him about WikiLeaks, nor was he told about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between his son, campaign officials and a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to two sources familiar with the matter.– Three college kids, yearning for healthy fast food, didn’t want to compromise on quality or in-store experience. A few months after graduation, they launched Sweetgreen.
- — President Trump reiterated his demand that Congress appropriate $5 billion for a border wall, saying he would “totally be willing” to shut down the government if he doesn’t get the funding.– The original “West Side Story” film in 1961 earned Rita Moreno an Oscar, and now she has signed on for the remake.Read More– House Democrats will hold leadership elections and select a nominee for House speaker. This will be the first major test for House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi in her bid to reclaim the gavel when Democrats take control of the House of Representatives in the new year.– The relationship between Will Smith and his 26-year-old son, Trey, has come a long way. The actor posted a video montage on Instagram in tribute to his oldest son.– A man and his girlfriend sued the state of Hawaii, saying the false missile alert debacle earlier this year caused him to have a heart attack.– Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis traveled to Capitol Hill for a closed-door briefing with Senate lawmakers.They emphasized the strategic importance of the US-Saudi relationship despite concerns about the conflict in Yemen and the administration’s response to the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
- — Kansas officials have sent letters to 731 drivers asking them to turn in license plates with the letter combination “J-A-P,” which spells out a derogatory term offensive to Japanese Americans.– Melania Trump continued her stated mission to discuss the ongoing opioid crisis with young people by participating in a town hall with college students at Liberty University, a faith-based college in Lynchburg, Virginia.