The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Soy to the World

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Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey) and Olivia Paschal (@oliviacpaschal)

Today in 5 Lines

  • Following a meeting at the White House, President Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced a limited trade deal, including increased exports of American soybeans to Europe.

  • National-Security Adviser John Bolton said Trump will not meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the United States until next year. Russia had hedged on whether it would accept the invitation.

  • Trump lashed out at his former lawyer Michael Cohen on Twitter, after CNN aired a recording in which Trump and Cohen can be heard discussing payments to a former Playboy model.

  • A federal judge denied Trump’s attempt to dismiss a court case centered on the constitutionality of his continued business dealings with foreign governments.

  • During his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured lawmakers that Trump “has a complete and proper understanding” of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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