Today in 5 Lines
The attorneys general for Washington, D.C., and Maryland sued President Trump for allegedly violating the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign governments through continued ownership of his company. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a federal law granting citizenship based on parents’ gender is unconstitutional. A second appeals court ruled against Trump’s revised executive order limiting travel from six Muslim-majority countries, citing the absence of a genuine rationale. Montana Representative-elect Greg Gianforte was sentenced to community service, anger management classes, and a fine for assaulting a reporter in May.
Today on The Atlantic
Welcome to Washington: Molly Ball joined freshman Representative Jim Banks on a tour of his district in Indiana, where they discussed his current dilemma: how to stick to his principles while retaining support deep in Trump Country.
No Love in Loving: The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Loving v. Virginia has long been celebrated as an affirmation of love, but writes Osagie K. Obasogie, that’s not what the case was really about.
A Raw Deal: A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and the National Domestic Workers Alliance shows that, despite increased workforce participation and educational attainment, black women still don’t have the same economic security as women in other racial groups. (Gillian White)