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Situational awareness: Jonathan Swan revealed President Trump's "Executive Time" — unscheduled blocks in his day that can go to TV and Twitter. Now the WashPost tells us that Chief of Staff John Kelly has added "Policy Time": "sessions once or twice a day where advisers present and argue their competing views over a specific issue."
President Trump may try to hit "undo" on a slice of the $1.3 trillion spending bill that he signed last month after threatening a veto, and now regrets.
What Jonathan Swan is hearing: Senior officials have been working with Trump to ensure that history doesn’t repeat itself the next time he has to sign a spending bill, at the end of September.
Be smart: Negotiations on a spending "undo" would be delicate because some Republicans on the Hill view the proposal as an effort to help Trump with his 2020 reelection, while giving them more 'splaining to do in this year's midterms.
A Syrian child is treated after a poisonous gas attack. (Halil el-Abdullah / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
"A chemical attack on a [Syrian] rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta has killed dozens of people, medical services reported, and Washington said the reports — if confirmed — would demand an immediate international response," per Reuters:
Two years ago, Princeton sociologist Matthew Desmond "turned eviction into a national topic of conversation with 'Evicted,' a book that chronicled how poor families who lost their homes in Milwaukee sank ever deeper into poverty," N.Y. Times Upshot's Emily Badger and Quoctrung Bui report:
Flames erupted at Trump Tower early Saturday evening, killing a 67-year-old art dealer who bought his 50th floor apartment in 1996, per the N.Y. Post:
President Trump tweeted: "Fire at Trump Tower is out. Very confined (well built building). Firemen (and women) did a great job. THANK YOU!"
P.S. Daily News wood: "KILLER FIRE AT TRUMP TOWER."
In a plea to save their own paper, Denver Post editors printed this photo on the cover of today's opinion section, showing 142 members of the newsroom staff on May 15, 2013, and the toll that layoffs and turnover have taken since then.
Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, who wrote the bestselling "The Confidence Code" to help empower women, are back with a tween- and teen-friendly "The Confidence Code for Girls," packed with "stories, quizzes, illustrations and other fun stuff."
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Residents in the Maine town of Sinclair (in the North Country, 200 miles north of Bangor, near the Canada line) believe they've created the world's largest ice carousel on a frozen lake, AP reports:
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