Tuesday's News: The White House focuses on boosting the economy as polling shows voters approve of the administration's handling of the issue, President Trump retreats from his prior push for gun control action and Attorney General William Barr replaces the director of the Bureau of Prisons after Jeffrey Epstein's death in federal custody.
President Trump, confronting perhaps the most ominous economic signs of his time in office, has unleashed what is by now a familiar response: lashing out at what he believes is a conspiracy of forces arrayed against him.
Trump’s statements over the past few days have brought into focus once again something fundamental about him: He has little understanding of what it means to govern. He would rather tweet from the bleachers.
At President Trump’s speeches and rallies, Stephen Miller often can be found backstage, watching the teleprompter operator. As other White House staffers chat or look at their phones, Miller’s attention remains glued to the controls.