The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: A Tale of Two Acting Directors

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Today in 5 Lines

President Trump met with Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee to discuss changes to their tax plan. Texas Senator John Cornyn told reporters that the chamber will vote on the legislation this week, although it’s not clear that the bill has enough votes to pass. A White House official said the president has no plans to campaign for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, despite Trump’s defense of Moore against sexual-misconduct allegations. In his first news conference since he was accused of groping several women, Minnesota Senator Al Franken apologized, but said he will return to work. Trump referred to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” during an event honoring Navajo code talkers who served during World