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News You Need to Know

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Peter Baker, Ian Fisher
The New York Times
President Trump traveled to Bethlehem on Tuesday, meeting with the Palestinian leader and vowing again to “do everything I can” to break through decades of resistance to reach a peace deal but reporting no concrete progress.
Manu Raju, Lauren Fox
A new letter from the leading Democrat on the House oversight committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings, reveals new information about former national security adviser Michael Flynn and what he told investigators about his ties to foreign governments when he was interviewed about his security clearance.
Jennifer Jacobs, Margaret Talev, David Wainer
Donald Trump is betting that Arab nations hold the key to securing peace between Israel and the Palestinians, a paradoxical premise founded on his belief that shared concern over Iran will bring longtime rivals to the bargaining table.