“Man, you would’ve been a great vice president.”
—Democratic Sen. Al Franken as he passed and patted on the shoulder Republican Sen. Bob Corker, who was surrounded by reporters Wednesday after taking himself out of consideration.
“Have you ever seen that movie Minority Report? … This is pre-crime. It requires judges to determine based on the evidence whether somebody … is likely to commit a crime in the future.”
—Republican Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana, on why the House Freedom Caucus opposes the gun-control bill.
4,001: Words in a Q&A–style fact sheet about Hillary Clinton’s State Department emails that appears on her campaign website.
$250: Amount that New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter was fined by military personnel after boating into restricted waters near MacDill Air Force base near his home in Tampa.
ON DECK FOR JULY 7
9 a.m. House Republicans hold a closed meeting with Donald Trump.
10 a.m. House Foreign Affairs hearing on Guantanamo Bay.
10 a.m. FBI Director James Comey testifies before House Oversight Committee.
12:30 p.m. National Press Club luncheon with Libertarian ticket of Gary Johnson and William Weld.
7 p.m. The Newseum holds a discussion on the spread of breaking news in 1776.