The Art of the Deal may have worked against Mexico… WaPo
- THE DEAL: the United States would swiftly deport to Mexico any Guatemalan asylum seekers who set foot on U.S. soil. And the United States would send Honduran and Salvadoran asylum applicants to Guatemala.
- TROOPS: Mexican officials have pledged to deploy up to 6,000 national guard troops to the area of the country’s border with Guatemala
- DEAL OR NO DEAL: Mexican negotiators have made clear that they will withdraw their offers if Trump imposes the tariffs
Is this a great deal or is there an ulterior motive?
John Murphy writes on Twitter, “Can the threatened 5% tariff on all imports from Mexico even be collected starting Monday, June 1? Does CBP have the capacity to collect these duties?” Read Tweet thread
IN OTHER NEWS
ILHAN OH MY: Rep. Ilhan Omar repeatedly violated state rules when she used campaign funds to pay for personal out-of-state travel as well as help on her tax returns and must reimburse her former campaign committee nearly $3,500, Minnesota campaign finance officials ruled Thursday… FN
JOBS REPORT: Here is what to watch in the Labor Department’s May jobs report, set for release later this morning… WSJ
DRAIN THE SWAMP
|Swamp Thing might get $12 million from NC but they aren’t getting a second season… SN|
DONEZO: Local crews were informed the show would not be picked up for a second season on Wednesday night via an email
LESS THAN A WEEK: The horror series premiered on less than a week ago on Friday, May 31
DC UNIVERSE: The streaming service only has three current series – “Swamp Thing,” “Doom Patrol” and “Titans” – the latter of which is the only one, as of yet, to secure a second season.
CASH MONEY: Pending an audit, the series was deemed eligible for $12 million in grant funding.
IN OTHER NEWS
JORDAN DONATION: Laney High School Athletic Director Fred Lynch confirmed Thursday NBA legend Michael Jordan has donated over a million dollars to Laney High School… WECT
GUILTY: Former state NAACP leader Rev. William Barber was convicted Thursday of trespassing at the state Legislative Building during a protest two years ago… WRAL