The days that followed the meeting with Vladimir Putin amounted to a scramble of corrections and clarifications from the West Wing. Each announcement, intended to blunt the global fallout of President Trump’s Russophilic performance, was followed by another mishap that fueled only more consternation.
The Take
Analysis
“That’s going to be special,” Dan Coats said when he learned during a TV interview that the Russian president had been invited to visit the White House this fall.
In a morning tweet, President Trump said it was “inconceivable” that his former attorney, Michael Cohen, would tape him. However, New York is a “one-party consent” state — meaning it is generally legal to record a conversation as long as at least one party agrees, even if he is the one doing the recording.
Scott spreads seasoning over chicken at his restaurant in Charleston.
Scott spreads seasoning over chicken at his restaurant in Charleston.
A pulled pork sandwich and sides at Rodney Scott's Whole Hog BBQ.
A pulled pork sandwich and sides at Rodney Scott's Whole Hog BBQ.
The airy restaurant sits in front of the pit house.
The airy restaurant sits in front of the pit house.
Rodney’s mother, Ella Scott, left, and sister, Fannie Mitchem, at Scott’s Bar-B-Q.
Rodney’s mother, Ella Scott, left, and sister, Fannie Mitchem, at Scott’s Bar-B-Q.
Hot embers go into one of the cookers.
Hot embers go into one of the cookers.
Rodney Scott’s specialty is a cuisine once thought on the verge of extinction — the task can become disastrous if a flare-up goes untended. Since a 2009 profile published, Scott’s Bar-B-Q has turned a local institution into a serious destination for barbecue hunters and food writers alike.
  • 5 days ago
The youngest victim of the vessel that capsized in a lake during a storm was a 1-year-old girl. Her family had driven from Indianapolis to Branson: “You don’t know how many times I wished they would’ve went to Florida,” one relative said.
The story must be told.
Your subscription supports journalism that matters.
The Fix
Analysis
The president inserted himself into the debate again, tweeting Friday night, “The $40,000,000 Commissioner must now make a stand.”
@PKCapitol
Analysis
Since 1978, 23 incumbent senators have run for reelection from a state that a president from the other party won by single-digit margins.
The interior minister will be questioned over whether he mishandled the incident at a Workers’ Day protest in May.
Voraciously
Perspective
The widespread notion that this was the brand of dishes to buy in the United States has made them a distinct physical representation of assimilation.
The maker of colorful plastic shoes could use the sudden brand interest to showcase that its designs go beyond the iconic chunky clog, retail analysts say.
“Come Inside My Mind” starts by showcasing how the comedy master’s brain ricocheted at a dizzying velocity.
Weekend Picks
(Post photo illustration)
(Post photo illustration)
The Post interviewed 52 young conservative leaders nationwide for clues to where conservatism as a whole is going.
  • 5 days ago
Late-night laughs: Trump backtracks his Russia comments
Play Video 1:55
Multiple tornadoes thrash Iowa towns
Play Video 1:29
Watch the screaming match between Whoopi Goldberg and Judge Jeanine
Play Video 1:25
'Lord, just let me die': Survivor relives deadly duck boat accident
Play Video 1:35
Market Watch
Dow 25,058.12
Today 0.03%
S&P 2,801.83
Today 0.09%
NASDAQ 7,820.2
Today 0.07%
Last Updated:07/20/2018
From Our Advertisers
This content is paid for by the advertiser and published by WP BrandStudio. The Washington Post newsroom was not involved in the creation of this content. Learn more about WP BrandStudio.