Moscow said it has sent formal proposals to Washington based on “agreements” between President Trump and Vladi­mir Putin. The Russian story line of the meeting — with no confirmation or alternative account from the Trump administration — tended to favor the Kremlin’s own policy prescriptions.
For the Trump administration, the days that followed the summit with Vladimir Putin amounted to an unofficial Walk Back Week.
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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.
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