The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Hagin Out

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-Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey)

Today in 5 Lines

  • President Trump again defended his administration’s “zero tolerance” policy ahead of a meeting with Republicans on Capitol Hill Tuesday evening to discuss immigration.

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that his Republican colleagues support legislation to end the practice of separating families at the border, adding that a bill “would need to be a narrow agreement to fix the problem we all agree needs to be fixed.”

  • Joe Hagin, the White House deputy chief of staff for operations who led the planning for Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has resigned.

  • UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced that the U.S. will withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council.

  • Voters in the nation’s capital are heading to the polls for the D.C. primary election, where the mayor, attorney general, and several lawmakers are up for reelection. Polls close at 8 p.m. ET.

Today on The Atlantic

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