The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Walled In

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Today in 5 Lines

  • Louisiana authorities said no charges will be filed against two Baton Rouge officers in the death of Alton Sterling, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot in 2016.

  • The Washington Post reports that President Trump is privately pushing for the U.S. military to fund the construction of his proposed border wall.

  • Former Michigan State University Dean William Strampel, who supervised ex-USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, was charged with four counts, including fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that he will lead a multi-state lawsuit against the Commerce Department over its decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the Trump administration on Monday.

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly decided to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 10.

Today on The Atlantic

  • The Last Straw: For years, Russian President Vladimir Putin has tested the limits of the West’s patience. The latest attack on a former Russian agent exceeds those limits—and may have delivered Putin a triple blow. (Mark Galeotti)

  • Enter Roseanne: Here’s how a family sitcom made a political statement—without actually being political. (Angela Allan)

  • ‘A Cabinet of Conspicuous Corruption’: Extravagant spending by public officials has become a trademark…

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