The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Mueller Probe, Acid Attacks and Italian History

    Know This: Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating the motives behind President Trump’s public criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Officials in the U.K. have designated acid a “highly dangerous weapon,” levying stiffer punishments for attacks using corrosive substances. And legendary rocker Keith Richards apologized to Rolling Stones bandmate Mick Jagger for publicly suggesting the famous frontman get a vasectomy.

    Read This: As Italy nears its March 4 general election — which appears to promise even more instability for the European Union — it’s worth having a look at the country’s rich history to understand why it seems perennially troubled.

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