Trump vs. NBC News, Conservative Activists vs. Mitch McConnell, United States vs. No One: P.M. Links

  • President Trump lashed out at NBC News after they reported that he wanted a "tenfold" increase in America's nuclear arsenal, a report the president denied.
  • A group of conservative activists is calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to step down.
  • The president is expected to nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, the deputy White House chief of staff, to Secretary of Homeland Security.
  • The Boy Scouts of America will start to admit girls into its Cub Scouts program and begin to develop curriculum for older girls as well.
  • The United States will miss its first World Cup since 1986.
  • A hole the size of Maine has opened up in the Antarctic ice.