On Politics: Trump Says Puerto Rico Death Toll Was Inflated

not bad Friday morning. Here are some of the stories doing news in Washington in addition to politics today:

President Trump denied of which nearly 3,000 people had died in Hurricane Maria, claiming of which Democrats had made up the number to make him look bad. [Read the story]

Paul Manafort, Mr. Trump’s former campaign chairman, can be close to a plea deal with federal prosecutors. [Read the story]

Safiya Wazir, 27, who fled the Taliban in Afghanistan with her family in 1997, won an upset victory in a Democratic primary for fresh Hampshire state representative. [Read the story]

Dianne Feinstein, the senior Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she had referred an unspecified matter involving Judge Brett Kavanaugh to federal investigators. [Read the story]