According to the White House, Glorious Leader will deliver comments about the Helsinki summit at 2PM. If his earlier “fake news” screech is any indication, there will be no backtracking or apology. Instead, expect to hear about Hillary Clinton, witch hunts, 13 angry Democrats, missing servers, and how everybody in the world who doesn’t love him is a total loser. Of course, there’s also a chance, however slim, that advisors have convinced him that this is one outrage that he can’t simply slither out of.
JUST IN: Rod Rosenstein was summoned to the WH today, four days after he indicted 12 Russian Intelligence Officers. He was seen leaving the WH at 11:28AM. Unclear if he met with President Trump, who is still in the residence and hasn’t showed up in the West Wing this morning.
— HansNichols (@HansNichols) July 17, 2018
WH press secretary Sarah Sanders says President Trump will make remarks on the Putin summit at 2pm, at the start of his meeting with members of Congress.
— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) July 17, 2018