The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: A Room of His Own

By Taylor Hosking

Today in 5 Lines

  • Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, who’s previously drawn criticism for his spending habits, came under scrutiny again Friday after details of his housing arrangement emerged: According to media reports, Pruitt leased an apartment linked to a Washington lobbyist for $50 a night.

  • Noor Salman, the widow of the Pulse nightclub gunman, was found not guilty of helping her husband carry out the attack.

  • Russia’s Ministry of Defense released footage of a test launch of a new nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile.

  • A family-ordered autopsy shows that Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police earlier this month, was shot eight times, mostly from behind.

  • Stacey Dash, who starred in Clueless, has withdrawn her congressional bid for California’s 44th district.


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