The Edge: Staff Writer for President

Today in One Paragraph Donald Trump defended a January fundraiser for veterans groups in response to pressure from the press. Bill Kristol is reportedly considering National Review staff writer David French for a last-minute independent presidential run. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republican senators are encouraging Marco Rubio to hang on to his Senate seat. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Obama administration in a wetlands-development case, and declined to hear a case challenging the death penalty’s constitutionality. The State Department issued a travel alert warning Americans traveling to Europe about the risk of terror attacks. And North Korea attempted to launch another missile.

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