Happy Friday, and welcome back to The Daily Courant, presenting the latest news from Puck.
First up today, Dylan Byers examines the Iger coup aftershocks at Disney, Zaslav’s post-holiday P&L wringer, and a new twist in the Buzbee–Ryan melodrama inside The Washington Post.
Plus, below the fold: Tara Palmeri joins Peter Hamby to discuss the G.O.P.’s Kevin McCarthy compromise: the party’s inside conversation about the reality behind the policy-light, ideology-free, news-cycle-obsessed career pol who just wants the gavel. Then they get into the Trump of it all. Is he running to win in 2024, or just to outpace DeSantis? And is he already out of gas?