The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: There’s a New Tariff in Town

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President Trump said he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, drawing criticism from Republicans and prompting the Dow to drop 420 points. MSNBC reports that the White House is preparing to replace National-Security Adviser H.R. McMaster “as early as next month.” The Senate Intelligence Committee found that Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee leaked private text messages between the Senate panel’s top Democrat, Mark Warner, and a Russian-connected lawyer, according to a New York Times report. President Vladimir Putin said Russia has developed highly advanced nuclear weapons he claims are impossible to intercept. Equifax said hackers were able to access the personal information of 2.4 million Americans during a summer security breach, more than previously reported.

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