The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Too Mooch Too Soon

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President Trump removed Anthony Scaramucci from his role as White House communications director, just 10 days after Scaramucci was brought on staff. The move reportedly came at the behest of John Kelly, who was sworn in as chief of staff earlier in the day. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that “everybody at the White House” will report to Kelly. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster announced that the White House imposed sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. A federal judge found former Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of contempt of court for ignoring a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

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