A week into the partial government shutdown, Roughly Explained Editor Taylor Griffin explains what you need to know.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller released several documents Friday disputing the suggestion made by Michael Flynn's attorney's in their sentencing memo that Mr. Flynn was duped into lying in an interview with FBI agents. Among them, Mueller's reply to the defendant's sentencing memo; the FBI's 302 report from the Flynn FBI interview; and, FBI Director Andrew McCabe's notes on the interview.
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley is calling it quits and everyone wants to know who could replace her, why is Russia choosing to remain silent in the midterms, and the Kavanaugh fiasco has splintered the Never Trump movement by separating the principled conservatives and metropolitan Republicans. Is the Never Trump movement DOA?