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On Politics: Mueller Breaks His Silence

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In line to succeed Mr. Rosselló is Wanda Vázquez, Puerto Rico’s secretary of justice. She is a member of the New Progressive Party, like Mr. Rosselló, who appointed her and a number of powerful political opponents, complicating any succession[1].

In an 11th-hour ruling, a federal judge temporarily blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect in Arkansas, including a law that bans the procedure after 18 weeks and another that could threaten to close the state’s only surgical abortion clinic[2].

Some presidential candidates, most noticeably Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, have called for forgiveness of student debt. It’s already happening for many public servants[3].

A federal judge said that the Trump administration must continue accepting asylum claims from all eligible migrants[4].

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Today’s On Politics briefing was compiled by Isabella Grullón Paz in New York.

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  1. ^ complicating any succession (www.nytimes.com)
  2. ^ could threaten to close the state’s only surgical abortion clinic (www.nytimes.com)
  3. ^ It’s already happening for many public servants (www.nytimes.com)
  4. ^ accepting asylum claims from all eligible migrants (www.nytimes.com)
  5. ^ Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox. (www.nytimes.com)
  6. ^ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (www.nytimes.com)

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