Welcome back to The Daily Courant, your afternoon roundup of the latest reporting from Puck.
Today, Dylan Byers articulates the high-level murmurs, and skepticism, surrounding the public explanations for Tucker Carlson’s ouster. Plus, how Trump’s CNN town hall is triggering PTSD within Hudson Yards.
Then, below the fold: Bill Cohan chronicles Jamie Dimon’s hero’s journey on Wall Street. Tina Nguyen observes the surprising Kevin McCarthy-Taliban Twenty détente. On The Powers That Be, Peter Hamby and Tara Palmeri dig into the operational capacity of the Trump ’24 machine, while Julia Ioffe and Ben Landy discuss the Biden-Putin hostage swap calculation. And on The Town, Matt Belloni and The Wrap’s Scott Mendelson predict which summer blockbusters might smash expectations at the box office.