The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Transgender Rights, a Murder Case and Social Media’s Influence

    Know This: President Trump’s attempted ban on transgender soldiers has been blocked by a federal court. Japanese police have arrested a man after finding pieces of nine separate human bodies inside his apartment. And a retired FBI agent has reopened the cold case of who betrayed Anne Frank’s family to the Nazis, sending them to concentration camps.

    Remember This Number: 126 million. That’s how many Americans are estimated to have seen Russian-backed Facebook posts. Twitter now estimates 2,752 accounts are linked to Russian operatives, more than 10 times a previous tally. Executives from the two companies are set to testify before Congress this week on Russian misinformation campaigns.

    Talk to Us: OZY wants to know how the Trump era has impacted your romantic relationships. We’re conducting a nationwide poll with our partners at SurveyMonkey on Love in the Age of Trump, and we want to hear from readers who are in a relationship that’s divided along political lines. If you’re interested in being featured in future OZY stories, email with your tale of Trump-inspired conflict or triumph.

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