Good Tuesday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today.
• Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee, and the woman who accused him of sexual assault are set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. [Read the story]
• President Trump plans to cap the number of refugees who can be resettled in the United States next year at 30,000, a record low. [Read the story]
• Mr. Trump said the United States would impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and was prepared to tax all imports. [Read the story]
• Mr. Trump ordered law enforcement and intelligence officials to declassify documents related to the Russia investigation and other inquiries. [Read the story]
• The special counsel asked a federal judge to schedule sentencing this fall for Michael Flynn, Mr. Trump’s former national security adviser. [Read the story]
• Senator Ted Cruz’s re-election campaign sent voters a letter with a label suggesting it was a legal summons. [Read the story]
• The House Oversight Committee will investigate the potential misuse of government vehicles by FEMA’s chief, Brock Long. [Read the story]
• Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor, may run for president as a Democrat in 2020, despite his views on stop-and-frisk police tactics and the #MeToo movement. [Read the story]
• Hillary Clinton, in an essay posted by The Atlantic, accused Mr. Trump of ignoring the law, dividing the country and serving himself above all. [Read the story]
• President Moon Jae-in of South Korea arrived for a meeting with Kim Jong-un to work toward declaring the end of the Korean War. [Read the story]
Today’s On Politics briefing was compiled by Emily Baumgaertner in Washington.
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