The Atlantic Daily: Something That Never Existed

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What We’re Following

Regulatory Controversy: Two would-be acting directors showed up for work at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday morning. The agency’s deputy director, Leandra English, has filed a lawsuit arguing that President Trump does not have the right to install Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, in the post. Meanwhile, as the Justice Department attempts to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner, the parent company of CNN, Trump’s continued Twitter attacks on the news network are casting the government’s motives in a sinister light.

The Bombing in Egypt: More than 300 people were killed last Friday in an attack on a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, where worshippers were targeted by a