by Jeff Zeleny, Sara Murray, Jim Acosta, Kevin Liptak | CNN
No one inside the West Wing had to ask how the President's mood was on Wednesday afternoon as aides awaited his return from delivering the commencement address to the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut.
Donald Trump is facing the harsh reality of being president just 118 days into his administration. The plume of scandals emanating from the White House grew larger each day this week as Trump continues to push back against investigations into Russia's meddling in the U.S. presidential election and possible ties to his campaign.
The notion that President Trump will actually be impeached seemed like liberal wishful thinking, but a new prosecutor represented a serious threat and Washington was abuzz on Wednesday with the surround sound of scandal.
President Trump described himself as the victim of a “witch hunt” Thursday morning, a day after the Justice Department appointed a special counsel to investigate possible collusion between Trump associates and the Russian government to meddle in the 2016 presidential election.
Robert Costa made his first appearance at the PBS Annual Meeting since being named Washington Week moderator in April. Costa introduced himself to the gathering of local station leaders, program producers and PBS employees and shared his vision for the future of Washington Week and efforts to expand the program’s digital presence.