Thursday brought the news that Trump had invited Putin to a second summit in Washington this fall — an announcement that surprised at least one person: Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.
Then, today, we learned that Michael Cohen, the President’s longtime fixer, secretly taped a conversation with Trump regarding a possible payout to a former Playmate alleging she had an affair with Trump in the mid-2000s.
A disastrous week — from beginning to end. Even by Trumpian standards. Below, the week as told through 24 major headlines.