“I think it’s going to be the biggest story. It’s such an important story for our country and the world. It is one of the big stories of our time.” That was President Trump on Susan Rice. “I think he shouldn’t have settled; personally I think he shouldn’t have settled. Because you should have taken it all the way. I don’t think Bill did anything wrong.” That was the president on Bill O’Reilly. Here’s more from his interview with the NYT.

+ “The realignment increases the influence of National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, whose public stances were sometimes at odds with those of Bannon.” Steve Bannon has been removed from Trump’s national security council. What does the shift (along with other recent organizational moves) tell us about the Trump White House? While Bannon is out, Rick Perry is in.