The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Sprechen Sie Trump?

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Today in 5 Lines

  • During a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Trump criticized the trade relationship between the United States and Germany and other European nations.

  • The Republican-led House Intelligence Committee released a redacted version of their report on the Russia investigation that finds no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

  • In a historic meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-In, the two leaders promised to end their decades-long rivalry, and pledged to begin the process of denuclearization.

  • House Democrats called for an investigation into Speaker Paul Ryan after the ouster of the House chaplain, Reverend Patrick Conroy.

  • The New York Times reports that Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with Trump campaign officials in June 2016 promising dirt on Hillary Clinton, has closer ties to the Kremlin than she previously acknowledged.

Today on The Atlantic

  • The Beginning of the End: In 2004, Comedian Bill Cosby delivered an address that would come to be known as the “Pound Cake” speech. It ultimately led to his downfall. (Adam Serwer)

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