Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.
Is this what falling in quicksand feels like?
Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:
- Reversing the Obama-era policy of making White House visitor logs public, the White House will keep records secret throughout Trump’s presidency and five years after he exits the White House. [Time]
- Amid rising tensions between the US and North Korean, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warns that North Korea is capable of “delivering a warhead containing sarin” on Japan. [The Hill]
- Fearing a war, China’s foreign minister Wang Yi tells the US and South Korea to back the fuck off North Korea, and “no longer engage in mutual provocation and threats.” [The New York Times]
- The PR flack for Ivanka Trump, the most press-savvy Trump, is influential Democrat Risa Heller. Heller’s clients include Anthony Weiner and, at one time, she worked for Chuck Schumer. [BuzzFeed]
Here are some tweets that the president was allowed to publish:
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