Today in 5 Lines
President Trump said he wishes former FBI Director James Comey “good luck” ahead of his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. In a series of tweets, Trump took credit for Saudi Arabia’s decision to sever ties with Qatar, an important U.S. ally. Virginia Senator Mark Warner said the extent of Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election “is much broader than has been reported so far.” Trump met with Republican congressional leaders to discuss tax reform and efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Voters in New Jersey head to the polls to cast their ballot in the state’s primary elections, including the race to decide Governor Chris Christie’s successor.
Today on The Atlantic
Response Bias: Alex Wagner writes that Donald Trump’s selective response to extremist attacks “calls into question whether he is not, in fact, more the president of certain states and—certain people—than others.”
Fear in the Hudson Valley: Undocumented farmworkers are increasingly afraid of being deported, but they aren’t the only ones who are worried: The farmers who employ them are concerned about how Trump’s immigration crackdown might impact their harvest. (Michael Frank)