The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Tump and Putin, Delhi Smog  and Fake Family

    Know This: President Trump has walked back comments he made yesterday about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s assurances that his country didn’t meddle in U.S. elections, with Trump clarifying that he stands with the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment instead. Tens of thousands of people marched in Poland yesterday shouting far-right and nationalist slogans and throwing smoke bombs. And United Airlines has suspended flights to New Delhi until at least Monday over the cloud of toxic smog enveloping the city.

    Read This: In Japan, it’s possible to hire an actor to play your child’s absent father, your boyfriend, even the groom on your wedding day. This interview gets inside the head of Ishii Yuichi, the man behind the impersonations. 

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