The Atlantic Daily: Times of Change

The Atlantic Daily: Times of ChangeWhat We’re Following Decisions, Decisions: President-elect Donald Trump met with The New York Times today, after initially tweeting that he’d canceled the meeting when the Times changed the terms. The terms had not been changed, however, and the meeting was back on once the misunderstanding was cleared up. What did change was Trump’s mind: In the meeting he walked back the claims he’d made on the campaign trail that torturing terrorism suspects is necessary, and followed up on an earlier announcement from his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway that he did not plan to pursue another investigation of Hillary Clinton. Meanwhile, his views on climate change—which he’s denied in the past—remained up in the air.

Share this article