Situational awareness: Trump tweeted today that his administration is "giving strong considerations to placing Illegal Immigrants in Sanctuary Cities" today, following a story published yesterday by the Washington Post.
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Two Americas: While Big Tech is increasingly on board with helping Americans emulate the rest of the world on cashless payments, there's a growing backlash at home against stores that don't take cash.
Between the lines: The push against cashless is reaching companies, Axios' Erica Pandey reports.
The big picture: "The U.S. still leans on cash. Around 30% of all U.S. business is still done in cash, not credit cards — some 14 million Americans have no bank account," Erica wrote in March.
The bottom line: While adding cash could make these futuristic bodegas accessible to millions more Americans, it will add hiccups to the streamlined “just walk out” checkout model that many of these companies originally touted.
Elizabeth Warren shakes hands and greets striking Stop & Shop workers while also bringing coffee and donuts in Somerville, Massachusetts.
"Game of Thrones" returns Sunday for its eighth and final season with six episodes, Flipboard's Mia Quagliarello writes for Axios. (Obviously, there could be spoilers below.)
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P.S. The new Star Wars trailer is out today. Episode IX will be "The Rise of Skywalker." Video.