The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Court Decisions, Playing Politics and Shark Attacks

    Know This: Trump-nominated Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has sided with the more liberal wing of the court in ruling that part of an immigration law used to deport people is too vague to be constitutional. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won’t allow a vote on a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired, because he doesn’t believe the president will fire him. And a key surfing tournament in Australia has been called off after multiple shark attacks were reported nearby.

    Read This: As San Francisco’s skyscrapers multiply, building codes to protect residents from earthquakes haven’t changed — and some are worried about the consequences.

    Talk to Us: May 7–11 is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we’re giving you the chance to honor your favorite teacher with the OZY Educator Awards. Tell us what’s special about this excellent teacher in your life, and they could win an OZY Educator Award.

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