-Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey)
Today in 5 Lines
President Trump announced the U.S. will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reinstate sanctions against the country. Read his full remarks here. The leaders of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom put out a joint statement condemning the decision. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that his country will remain in the agreement for now but warned that he will resume enriching uranium if negotiations fall apart.
Chinese state media reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un plans to discuss “phased and synchronous measures” to deal with its nuclear program during an upcoming meeting with Trump. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is traveling to North Korea to finalize a time and location for the meeting.
Fair-housing activists sued the Department of Housing and Urban Development and its secretary, Ben Carson, over the agency’s decision to postpone an Obama-era rule meant to prevent segregation in federal housing.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned amid allegations that he had physically abused several women.
After two days of closed-door meetings with lawmakers, Gina Haspel, Trump’s pick to lead the CIA, will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.
The Races We’re Watching
Voters in West Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, and North Carolina will select nominees in their states’ primary elections.
In West Virginia, we’re keeping our eye on the Republican Senate primary between Representative Evan Jenkins, state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and the former coal…