The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Mars Mission, Caravan Insurance and Facebook’s Secret Papers

    The Week Ahead: On Monday, NASA’s InSight spacecraft is scheduled to slam into the Martian atmosphere, then land on the Red Planet after a six-month journey. President Trump and the first lady will light the National Christmas Tree on Wednesday. On Friday, the leaders of 20 industrialized nations will meet for the two-day the G-20 Summit in Argentina.

    Know This: U.S. officials are reportedly in talks with Mexico, which might house asylum seekers on its side of the border to facilitate the Trump administration’s revamped immigration procedures. Investigating the proliferation of social media disinformation campaigns, British parliamentary authorities have compelled a contractor to surrender confidential Facebook documents. And French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned some of the 100,000 demonstrators who protested higher diesel taxes Saturday because they threw cobblestones at police.

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