Trump Publicly Blackmails Comey and Threatens to End Press Briefings, Sessions to Bring Back Longer Drug Sentences: A.M. Links


  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced the reversal of an Obama-era policy designed to help low-level and non-violent drug offenders avoid being subject to federal mandatory-minimum sentences.
  • Republicans in Congress have been offering "a series of flat misstatements and contradictions about what is in the" American Health Care Act, writes Dave Weigel at The Washington Post.
  • "Attention, liberals: Comey deserved to be fired and the Constitution is just fine," says…. Vox? Yep. Writer Richard Epstein condemns "the hyperventilation in Washington."
  • The New York Times Magazine tackles open marriage and polyamory circa 2017.