The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Thou Shalt Not Block

By Taylor Hosking

-Written by Lena Felton (@lenakfelton) and Taylor Hosking (@Taylor__Hosking)

Today in 5 Lines

  • A federal judge ruled that it’s unconstitutional for President Trump to block people from his Twitter account.

  • After more than a year-long delay, Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner received a permanent White House security clearance.

  • NFL owners unanimously approved new rules that will require players on the field to stand for the national anthem or remain in the locker room.

  • Prominent Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson was removed from his post as president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary amid backlash over past remarks he made about women and domestic abuse.

  • Six families of victims killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting, along with an FBI agent who responded to the scene, filed a defamation lawsuit against talk-radio personality Alex Jones, who’s claimed the shooting was a hoax.

Today on The Atlantic

  • Can a Sitting President Be Indicted?: Garrett Epps asked several scholars—and they all had different opinions.

  • How Georgia Could Swing Blue: Stacey Abrams’s winning strategy in the state’s Democratic governor’s race relied on energizing minority voters. The migration of black people back to the South, to cities like Atlanta, could help her become the <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" …read more

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