Today in 5 Lines
The New York Times reported that the White House plans to force out Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace with him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. In a reversal, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Representative John Conyers to resign amid sexual-harassment allegations. Senate Republicans unanimously approved a procedural motion to advance their tax bill, but several votes remain before the legislation’s final passage. A fifth woman accused Minnesota Senator Al Franken of groping her. And President Trump donated his third-quarter salary to combat the nation’s opioid crisis.
Today on The Atlantic
‘The Phantom Czar’: President Trump has chosen White House counselor and former pollster Kellyanne Conway to be his “opioid czar.” But the Trump administration