The CIA ends aid to Syrian rebels, the U.S. looks at sanctions against Venezuela and Iran, and the shooting of an Australian in Minnesota raises questions on two continents.
News that the President Donald Trump’s eldest son took a meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer knowing it was part of a Russian attempt to help his father win the election has everyone in Washington talking.
Everyone, that is, except the president.
At a press briefing Tuesday, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders relayed only a short statement from the president calling Donald Trump Jr. “a high quality person” and referring all further questions to outside counsel.
Apart from a few tweets, President Trump “has been hidden from public view since returning last weekend from a divisive international summit,” according to the Washington Post.
So … where is he?
- Ashley Parker White House reporter, The Washington Post
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