Situational awareness: Activist investor Carl Icahn is seeking to block the $67 billion merger between health insurer Cigna and pharmacy benefit giant Express Scripts, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Breaking: Tesla reported Q2 revenue of $4 billion and a loss of $3.06 a share. Both numbers were slightly higher than expected. We'll have more analysis coming soon to Axios.com.
Don't get too excited about President Trump's tweet today that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should end the Robert Mueller investigation's "witch hunt."
Reality check, from Axios' Jonathan Swan: This wasn't a directive, and Trump can end the Mueller investigation if he wants to. He hasn’t because he knows congressional blowback would be beyond even his control.
Trump lawyers advanced a similar argument to the N.Y. Times today:
Be smart: This clearly isn't normal, but this case hasn't been normal for a while.
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Tea is still king in Chinese offices, but steaming-hot coffee, delivered by motorbike, is the new new thing, Axios' Erica Pandey reports.