The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: America’s Next Tax Model

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Representative Steve Scalise, the House Majority whip, returned to Congress after being shot at a congressional baseball team practice in June. Christopher Wray, President Trump’s pick to replace James Comey as the new FBI Director, was sworn in at the FBI Headquarters. Chief White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn said the Trump administration’s new tax proposal is “purely aimed” at the middle class but said he “can’t guarantee” there won’t be tax increases for some middle-class families. The Trump administration temporarily waived the Jones Act, a law that would make it more difficult to send hurricane-relief supplies to Puerto Rico. Twitter executives met privately with members of both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, as part of