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Trump’s Shifting Stance on Who’s to Blame for Charlottesville Violence

On Tuesday, President Trump reversed course again, blaming "both sides" for the violence in Charlottesville. Below are excerpts from the president’s recent statements.

Has There Been a Rise in White Hate Groups in the U.S. ?

How to understand the U.S. response to North Korea; a look at whether there's been a rise in white hate groups in the U.S.; and more in the newsletter.

Full Text of Statement by President Trump Condemning White Supremacists

President Donald Trump, under pressure to explicitly denounce hate groups involved in the weekend’s deadly racial violence in Virginia, on Monday singled out white-nationalist groups by name for condemnation. Here is the full text of his statement.

5 Questions for Our Revolution’s Nina Turner

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s take on the news, and other top stories from the Washington bureau. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Show More Summary

Opioid Crisis Hits Hardest in Counties That Voted for Trump

President Donald Trump’s pledge on Tuesday to take more action against the nation’s opioid abuse problem carries lot of weight in Trump country. Data on overdoses show that counties that voted for Mr. Trump in 2016 are experiencing the worst of the drug epidemic.

Trump Warns North Korea, as U.S. Hopes China Steps Up

Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s take on the news, and other top stories from the Washington bureau. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Show More Summary

Will the Latest Round of North Korea Sanctions Work?

Good morning. Here’s what’s going on in Washington: In Afghan Policy Debate, Trump Struggles With Himself: To understand the Trump administration’s struggle to agree on a strategy to reverse the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, it’s useful first to look back in time. In early 2013, Donald Trump tweeted: “We should leave Afghanistan immediately. No more wasted […]

Why Do Government Officials Leak?

A look at why government officials leak information, and more in the newsletter.

What to Watch for During Congress’s Recess

What to watch for during the congressional recess, and more top stories in the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter.

Polls Show U.S. ‘Exurbs’ Are Turning Away From the Republican Party

Six months into President Donald Trump’s presidency, polls show affluent communities at the fringes of American metropolitan areas are slipping away from the Republican Party.

How Much Foreign Policy Power Should Trump Share With Congress?

Good morning. Here’s what is going on in Washington: Trump Pushes Bill to Cut Number of Green Cards Issued. President Donald Trump on Wednesday embraced a Senate proposal to cut the number of green cards issued annually by half, as part of his drive to reduce legal as well as illegal immigration into the U.S. […]

Will Trump Work With or Against Congress?

Good morning. Here’s what is going on in Washington: Senate GOP Rebuffs Trump’s Health Push. Senate Republicans made clear on Tuesday they want to chart their own course to focus on a tax overhaul and critical fiscal legislation, bypassing requests from President Donald Trump to keep health care their top legislative priority. In a press conference, […]

On Visits to European Allies, Mike Pence Stays Clear of White House Drama

Is there staff turmoil back in the White House? It’s not evident to observers of Vice President Mike Pence’s three-nation overseas trip this week. While the White House is in upheaval, the vice president has held meetings in friendly, pro-West capitals in Russia’s shadow, staying relentlessly on message about the dangers of Russian aggression.

President Donald Trump’s New Inner Circle

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning rundown of the news. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Susan Walsh/Associated Press The President’s Military Men. Show More Summary

Markets Defy D.C. Gridlock

Good morning. Here’s Joshua Jamerson’s morning rundown of the news. Contact Josh at Joshua.Jamerson@wsj.com and follow him @joshjame. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. Markets Defy D.C. Show More Summary

Where Do Republicans Go After Failure of ‘Skinny’ Obamacare Repeal?

Good morning. Here’s executive editor Gerald F. Seib‘s analysis of what’s next for Republicans after the failure of the “skinny” Obamcare repeal in the Senate early today and Joshua Jamerson‘s morning rundown of the news. Contact Josh...Show More Summary

Trump to Undo Another Obama-Era Policy

President Donald Trump to undo another Obama-era policy, an explanation of 'skinny' Obamacare repeal, and more in the newsletter.

Mo Brooks Says He Would Oust McConnell as Senate Majority Leader

Rep. Mo Brooks, a Republican running in a special Senate election in Alabama, said he will not vote to keep Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky as majority leader if he wins the race.

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