Welcome back to The Daily Courant, your afternoon infusion of Puck’s latest reporting.
Today, we lead with Teddy Schleifer’s two-part dissection of the subpoenas flooding S.B.F.’s inner circle and why Democratic super-donor Reid Hoffman might back DeSantis against Trump in ’24.
Plus, below the fold: Julia Ioffe has the inside story of how the White House tried to disrupt the Xi-Putin summit. Julia Alexander teases out the logic for Shari Redstone spinning BET. And on The Powers That Be, Tara Palmeri and Peter Hamby dig into some of the bonkers, second-order effects of Trump’s potential indictment.