The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Supreme Court Shenanigans, Paris’ Refugee Crisis and the PDB Quiz

    Know This: The U.S. added 161,000 jobs in October, as the unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent. Some conservative lawmakers are resisting party pressure to leave a four-year vacancy on the Supreme Court if Hillary Clinton’s elected. Police are evacuating a migrant camp in Paris that doubled in size after the Calais “Jungle” was demolished. And New Zealand’s seeing a crime wave revolving around the suddenly booming manuka honey industry.

    Remember This Number: 645 square feet. That’s how much Arctic ice the average American melts in a year, given their personal carbon footprint.

    Try This: Feeling presidential after a week of briefings? Prove it with the PDB quiz.

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