Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today.
• President Trump said that the United States should recognize Israel’s authority over the Golan Heights, one of the world’s most disputed territories, reversing decades-long American policy. The United Nations has rejected Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights, which was seized from Syria in 1967.
• Joe Biden, aware that concerns about his age could weigh on his candidacy if he runs for the White House, is considering two ideas to reassure voters: announcing a running mate well before the nomination, or pledging to serve only one term.
• The man in charge of Saudi Arabia’s ruthless campaign to stifle dissent used a secretive Israeli company offering technology developed by former intelligence operatives to spy on people. Read the investigation here, and our takeaways here.