The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Goodnight, Sweet Reince

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President Trump has chosen Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to replace Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff. The Senate failed to pass Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposal to partially repeal Obamacare, after Republican Senators John McCain, Lisa Murkowski, and Susan Collins opposed the measure in a dramatic early-morning vote. Trump criticized the outcome on Twitter, saying that the lawmakers who voted against repeal “let the American people down,” adding that the only option now is to “let ObamaCare implode.” Later, during a speech in Long Island, Trump suggested that police officers should rough up suspects as part of an effort to crack down on crime. The Pentagon announced that North Korea test-launched another intercontinental ballistic