The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Off the Wall

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer rescinded his offer to increase funding for Trump’s proposed border wall as part of a broader DACA deal. The New York Times reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed last week by the special counsel as part of the Russia investigation, and former FBI Director James Comey was questioned by the office last year. Two students were killed and 17 were wounded in a shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky. The Senate confirmed Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell to serve as chairman of the bank. And Trump will host French President Emmanuel Macron for an official state dinner on April 24.

Today on The Atlantic

  • Can Earth Sustain 10 Billion People?: We have 30 years to find out. (Charles C. Mann)

  • Refusing Treatment: The Trump administration is making it easier for medical workers to object to procedures on religious grounds. Reproductive-rights advocates worry that’s a slippery slope. (Olga Khazan)

  • The Pot and the Kettle: President Trump has reportedly criticized Cabinet members for transgressions that he himself has been accused of….

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