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"At nineteen minutes past eight from NPR. News in Washington I'm Nora raum former, Trump campaign chairman Paul manafort's longtime business partner is back on the witness stand this morning in federal, court, in Alexandria Virginia NPR's. Miles parks reports Rick gates is expected to face a tough cross-examination for manafort's defense team gates is he committed the crimes like not reporting overseas Bank accounts. And manafort's request manafort's defense team is going to counter that, going after gates credibility gates line that the, jury in investigators then it was actually gates who decided to commit. The financial crimes not Manafort today is the deadline to send in public comments on the, twenty twenty seven This questions NPR's Huntsville along reports the most controversial question added. To the twenty twenty cents is? Is about US citizenship this new citizenship question was added by commerce secretary Wilbur Ross who oversees the census and it said the Justice. Department needs it to better enforce the Voting Rights Act even. Though the census bureau says that compiling. Existing government records would produce more accurate, citizenship dated and adding this question and today is the last chance for the public to formally submit, comments, about this question on. Regulations dot gov California officials say the largest fire in state history may not be contained until September first the Mendosa no complex fire has charred more than. Two hundred ninety thousand acres north of San Francisco it's destroyed, seventy five homes I'm Nora raum NPR news, in Washington twenty minutes now past eight in we'll have updated figures. On the Menlo the Mendocino complex fires I should say coming up at eight thirty one And before that Tiffany, Cam high will join. Us at eight twenty three with local news from Right now it's, time. For another look at, bay area traffic conditions. Joe McConnell joining us with the, very latest Joe I'm at modestly bad moderately, bad traffic today some bad spots include south eight eight Stevens creek with an injury collision there but it looks like it may be, on the shoulder and the all demont five eighty west at grantline collision on the off. Ramp relatively minor still slow though from two five westbound mountain Alson up to about north Flynn a typical, slowdown in San Jose without any stalls, are accidents your the. Buena, up. To about Mountain View average."