What You Missed: Rand Paul’s Mission, Pence’s Email, and More
In What You Missed, we round up the best stories for you to read on your evening commute.
One of President Donald Trump’s campaign promises was to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.
Questions remain on how it will be done. Not least of which, because nobody knows where it is. Literally: House Republicans have allegedly drafted a bill, but they aren’t showing anyone yet. Rand Paul is on a mission to find it.
But His Emails
While he was Indiana’s governor, Mike Pence used a private AOL email account to conduct government business. And he was hacked. Sound familiar? That’s because Pence frequently criticized Hillary Clinton for doing something similar. Read the story from The AP.
The Trump administration promised a revised executive order on immigration. But we’re still waiting for it. Read the story from The AP.
A former journalist was arrested for making threats to Jewish institutions around the country. He tried to pin the blame on an ex-girlfriend, but officials say that was a hoax. Read the story from The AP.
The Nintendo Switch, a gaming system that can be used as both a table and attached to a TV, is out today. Good luck finding one. Read the story from The AP.
Ambassador Sergey Kislyak
Meet the Russian who’s at the center of the investigations into Trump advisers’ connections with Russia. Read the story from The AP.
What Long Reads You Missed
A trip to a domain name convention, a Muslim woman who spent a little over a week in Trump’s White House, and an aggressive approach to Alzheimer’s: Take a look at some of the long reads you might’ve missed as we head into the weekend.
Know It All
Anyone who wishes they could get a refresher course on some of those 101s they slept through, this one’s for you. The New York Times editors came out with this incredibly handy guide of the most essential knowledge on everything from classic literature to modern politics, wonderfully divided so that you can learn a new topic (or refresh your existing knowledge) over the weekend. Becoming a know-it-all never seemed so easy, or so appealing.