New York Times: 5 Takeaways from Bob Woodward’s book on the Trump White House

WASHINGTON, DC — A new book by Bob Woodward, the longtime Washington Post reporter, portrays a White House with relentless infighting and a work culture so toxic and volatile that many of President Trump’s top advisers and cabinet members became accustomed to working around their boss, whom they described as unstable and uninformed. “Fear: Trump in …
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New York Times: Don McGahn to leave White House counsel job this fall, Trump says

WASHINGTON, USA — President Trump surprised Donald F. McGahn II, the White House counsel, on Wednesday by abruptly announcing that Mr. McGahn will be leaving his job this fall, effectively forcing the long-anticipated exit of a top adviser who has cooperated extensively in the investigation into Russian election interference. The president made the declaration on …
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New York Times: Russia wants to play nice with foreigners. Just not too nice

In recent weeks, Russia has been engaged in a concerted effort to tame its habitual xenophobic demons in anticipation of 500,000 foreign soccer fans descending on the country for the World Cup that started June 14. It has even organized classes on how to smile. But some lawmakers apparently missed the memo. Read more here.  …
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