On Politics: Israel Denies Entry to Congresswomen

Despite ringing declarations of support for the protesters from leading Democrats and Republicans, Mr. Trump has shown little sympathy for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement. That has left him politically isolated from both parties in Congress, the State Department, European allies and his most hawkish advisers at the White House.

Elizabeth Warren inspires intense enthusiasm among Democratic voters. But she also inspires concerns. For all of Ms. Warren’s strengths, she faces persistent questions about whether she could beat Mr. Trump.

The United States is participating in secret talks between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to confront threats posed by Iran, a shared adversary among the three countries.

The 2020 field has started to shrink. John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor, announced that he was ending his struggling presidential campaign.

Beto O’Rourke, who has run a pretty traditional campaign thus far (to little success) is switching things up. He plans to abandon his focus on early-voting states, instead embracing the freewheeling style that embodied his Senate run and “taking the fight to Donald Trump.”

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