Today in 5 Lines
The Justice Department threatened to subpoena 23 jurisdictions if they fail to provide documents to show that they’re cooperating with federal immigration authorities. Mayors from across the country boycotted a White House infrastructure meeting in protest of the administration’s crackdown on so-called “sanctuary cities.” A judge sentenced Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for the American gymnastics team, to up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing young girls, telling him, “I just signed your death warrant.” The Senate confirmed Alex Azar to be secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Trump extended his condolences to the families of the victims of Tuesday’s shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky.
Today on The Atlantic
A Troll in Wisconsin: Emma Green writes that Paul Ryan’s Wisconsin primary challenger Paul Nehlen is an “anti-Semitic clown” who represents two troubling trends in politics.
The Future of Retail?: Here’s what it’s like to shop at Amazon’s new checkout-free store in Seattle. (Jake Bullinger)
Is Trump Right About the FBI?: Attacks on the bureau are built on the argument that it is untrustworthy and vengeful. That’s been historically true, argues David A. Graham.