Situational awareness: President Trump's top trade adviser, Peter Navarro, recommended appointing Stefan Halper, an academic and suspected FBI informant on the Trump campaign, to a senior role in the Trump administration, Axios has learned.
The Justice Department inspector general will investigate "any irregularities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s or the Department of Justice’s tactics concerning the Trump Campaign," per a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.
Between the lines: That's the outcome from President Trump's meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray this afternoon, and it's pretty much where the investigation was already headed as of Sunday. But there will also be a meeting with White House chief of staff John Kelly, intelligence agencies, and congressional leaders to review classified information.
“Based on the meeting with the President, the Department of Justice has asked the Inspector General to expand its current investigation to include any irregularities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s or the Department of Justice’s tactics concerning the Trump Campaign. It was also agreed that White House Chief of Staff Kelly will immediately set up a meeting with the FBI, DOJ, and DNI together with Congressional Leaders to review highly classified and other information they have requested.”
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The Postal Service is rolling out scratch-and-sniff stamps for the "sweet scent of summer," the service said in a press release.