North Carolina’s Burr stepped down last week while the feds investigate his stock trades ahead of the coronavirus pandemic. Rubio’s first day in charge will be Tuesday. Senator Marco Rubio is taking over the Senate Intelligence Committee. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Florida Republican will serve as acting chairman in Richard Burr’s absence. Senator Rubio chosen as acting Intelligence Committee chairman https://t.co/OB80CrEWiy pic.twitter.com/mQmCL6nmbd— Reuters U.S. News (@ReutersUS) May 19, 2020
Manchester City kicked off their League Cup defence in style last night winning 7-0 at home to Sheffield Wednesday.The holders will welcome Newcastle in the fourth round, after the Tynesiders won 3-2 after extra-time at Crystal Palace.Chelsea got past Bolton 2-1, and will now go to League Two side Shrewsbury. Spurs 3-1 victory over Nottingham Forest set up a home game with Brighton, who won 3-0 at Burton.West Brom’s 3-2 win over Hull means they’ll now go to Bournemouth.In the other games drawn last night, Liverpool will host Swansea, Stoke will go against Southampton, MK Dons will play Sheffield United, and it’ll be Fulham against Derby.