Jun 8, 2017

What you missed during Comey’s testimony

Lazaro Gamio / Axios

  • The Dow Jones hit a record high toward the end of Comey's testimony before dipping.
  • Voters in the U.K. are going to the polls to decide between Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
  • Iran's foreign minister called President Trump's statement about attacks in Tehran "repugnant." Trump had said, "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote."
  • The House of Representatives is preparing to vote on the Financial Choice Act, a bill that will overturn Dodd-Frank regulations. It is expected to pass with just Republican support.
  • Kris Kobach, Kansas' Secretary of State, announced that he will run for governor, citing a need to "drain the swamp" in Topeka.
  • The National Domestic Workers Alliance released a report which concluded that black women are underrepresented in elected office despite high rates of political engagement, per the Washington Post.
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