The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Kurdish Independence, a New Space Agency and Climate Change Crowdfunding

    Know This: Today, Iraqi Kurds go to the polls to vote on seeking national independence. The GOP’s latest attempt at repealing Obamacare appears to be dead on arrival, with several Republican senators speaking out against it. And Australia has announced it’ll establish its own national space agency.

    Remember This Number: $47,000. That’s how much a group of Portuguese schoolchildren aged 5-14 is trying to crowdfund in order to sue 47 European countries for putting their lives at risk by failing to tackle climate change.

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