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What We’re Following Today
It’s Monday, July 22.
‣ As protests continue into their tenth consecutive day, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló said he will not run for reelection amid backlash over leaked, offensive private messages; the handling of Hurricane Maria recovery efforts; and government corruption.
‣ The White House and congressional leaders reached an agreement for a two-year budget deal and an increase in the government’s debt ceiling.
Here’s what else we’re watching:
(Patrick Semansky / AP / Katie Martin / The Atlantic)
Adam Schiff Is Back for Seconds: As Washington prepares for Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress on Wednesday, a familiar face of the Russia investigation is prepared for a return to the spotlight. “I think we need to set expectations at a realistic level,” Schiff told Todd Purdum. “Public attitudes are very hardened on this subject.”
Elizabeth Warren’s Moment: Plenty of eyes will be on the senator from Massachusetts at the next set of Democratic debates, and with good reason: She wants to turn her 2020 campaign into a movement to change American politics, Edward-Isaac Dovere writes. “Some people think small change, incremental change, is how we will move America in a better direction; I think big change is easier,” Warren told him.