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Logical Reasonings

A. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Trump unveils a sweeping a change, says it’s going to benefit everyone. Leaves GOP lawmakers to fill in the details (and the details will probably end up only benefiting the rich). GOP lawmakers must use special legislative loopholes so they can pass sweeping change without bipartisan support. Last time the change was health care. This time, tax reform. NY Times

B. Meanwhile, Puerto Rico is without power and in desperate need for supplies. What’s stopping the mainland U.S. from getting them supplies? Well an obscure World War I-era shipping law that the Trump administration refuses to waive. Washington Post

C. Meet former Alabama Chief Justice Rob Moore — who was suspended twice from the bench and believe that “God’s law” can overrule court cases — they GOP nominee in Alabama’s Senate race. ABA Journal

D. Some advice to those unlucky souls who failed their bar exam. Above the Law

E. Say what you will about Jared Kushner, but she is very modern in her embrace of gender fluidity. The Hill