DESANTIS BACKS TRUMP: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested the United States is becoming a “banana republic” and accused the Biden administration of weaponizing “federal agencies against the regime’s political opponents” following an FBI raid yesterday on former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence. Read more.
R.I.P. “REMAIN IN MEXICO”: After a federal judge cleared the way, the Homeland Security Department said last night it was suspending the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy, which barred asylum seekers from entering the U.S. while their cases were being heard. Read more.
SERENA’S DONE: Serena Williams, widely considered the best female tennis player of all time, announced her retirement from the sport today, saying her desire for more children prompted her decision and that if she were a man she wouldn’t have to choose between tennis and a family. Read more.
THIS SOUNDS BAD: Amid growing tension with the West over its invasion of Ukraine, Russia has suspended an agreement with the United States that allowed the two countries to inspect each other’s nuclear arsenals. Read more.
TRUMP TEASES 2024: Hours after FBI’s raid of Mar-a-Lago, the former president shared an apparent campaign video to Truth Social, reigniting chatter about whether he’ll run again in 2024. Read more.