Trump signs law to prevent abuse of athletes — a response to USA Gymnastics scandal
CLOSE The criminal cases heard around the world are officially over. Michigan Judge Janice Cunningham sentenced Larry Nassar to 40 to 125 years in prison.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed into law Wednesday legislation to prevent amateur athletes from being abused, a response to the sexual abuse scandal that roiled USA Gymnastics.
Trump signed the bill along with another to help victims of human trafficking. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said Trump "is committed to preventing human trafficking and protecting young athletes from sexual abuse."
"These bills... read more
- 00:53 US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump
- 00:53 Amid harsh criticism, Trump tries a tougher tone on Russia
- 00:53 Kentucky's Paul shares Trump's skepticism of US intervention
- 18:05 Is there a backdoor to getting at Donald Trump's tax return?
- 18:05 Texas Congressman says Bible is against amnesty for undocumented...
- 16:51 Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia comments
- 16:17 After Harvey, FEMA says it will do better in 2018 hurricane season
- 15:10 Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains
- 14:41 Beto OâRourke vs Ted Cruz is the most expensive U.S. Senate race...
- 14:41 Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'