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*President Trump’s five day old pick to be Director of National Intelligence withdraws from consideration, under withering criticism from Democrats and private consternation from Republicans.
*Nuclear proliferation the likely outcome after the Trump Administration withdraws from another treaty.
*An administrative judge recommends the firing of the New York officer who applied a chokehold to Eric Garner. He repeatedly gasped “I can’t breathe” before dying.
*Jewish activists take their turn at a monthlong protest outside ICE headquarters in San Francisco — saying migrant detention centers are rightly called concentration camps.
*The only Black Republican says he won’t run for re-election. Will Hurd represents a Texas border district and had been critical of Trump’s racist tweets against the four Democratic Congresswomen of color known as the Squad.