The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Women’s Ambassador, Venezuelan Party Ban and the President’s Screen Time

    Know This: President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has broken with the administration’s dismissals of women who have accused the president of sexual misconduct, saying they “should be heard.” Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has announced that some of the main opposition parties will be barred from next year’s presidential election. And the Philadelphia Eagles held off the L.A. Rams 43-35 to secure the NFC East title, but lost MVP-hopeful quarterback Carson Wentz to a knee injury.

    Remember This Number: Four. That’s the minimum number of hours President Trump spends watching television each day, sometimes taking in twice that, according to The New York Times’ account of how the commander in chief does his work.

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