Today in 5 Lines
Republican Representative Darrell Issa of California announced that he will not run for reelection in November. President Trump slammed Senator Dianne Feinstein for releasing testimony from an interview with the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the firm that commissioned the dossier linking Trump to Russia. Trump promised to “take a strong look” at U.S. libel laws, calling them a “sham and a disgrace.” At least 15 people have been killed, and two dozen people are missing, after mudslides hit Southern California. And U.S. immigration agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores across the country in the largest crackdown on employers who hire undocumented immigrants since Trump took office.
Today on The Atlantic
What Will the Dreamers Do Now?: On Tuesday, a federal judge partially revived the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields immigrants who came to the United States as minors from deportation. Here’s what that means for the program’s recipients. (Priscilla Alvarez)
Trump Under Oath: Donald Trump’s previous depositions offer some foreshadowing as to how his interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller might go. (David A. Graham)
‘Recy Taylor’s Truth’: Vann R. Newkirk II spoke to a historian about the legacy of Recy Taylor, a young black woman whose campaign for justice after being raped by six white men was instrumental to the civil-rights movement.