Today in 5 Lines
At least 22 people were injured when a homemade bomb exploded on a commuter train in London. President Trump’s response to the attack drew pushback from British officials. The U.N. Security Council was called into emergency session in response to North Korea’s latest missile test. NASA sent the Cassini spacecraft, almost out of fuel, crashing into Saturn, ending a successful 20-year mission. Trump honored the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force in a speech at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.
Today on The Atlantic
Candid Clinton: James Fallows makes the case for reading Hillary Clinton's book, What Happened, which he argues is unlike other normal politician-books.
‘We All Trust Trump’: Does President Trump's willingness to work with Democratic leaders upset his supporters? Conor Friedersdorf tuned into the Rush Limbaugh talk-radio program and read through transcripts of calls he fielded from supporters to find out.
Two Terror Attacks: Compared to his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, President Trump’s swift condemnation of Friday’s explosion in London reveals a lot about his approach to politics. (David A. Graham)
Will America’s Institutions Survive President Trump?: Eight months into the Trump administration, we're taking stock: What is shaping up to be President Trump's effect on America’s institutions? In this episode of Radio Atlantic, Jack Goldsmith, author of The Atlantic’s October cover story, sits down with editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg. Then, Matt Thompson and Alex Wagner discuss Trump's impact on the GOP with longtime Republican strategist Mindy Finn and The Atlantic's politics and policy editor, Yoni Appelbaum.