In a graduation address at the Coast Guard Academy, Trump addressed the scandals with a familiar refrain: “Look at the way I’ve been treated lately, especially by the media. No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly. You can’t let them get you down. You can’t let the critics and the naysayers get in the way of your dreams.”

+ Paul Ryan said he would follow the facts, but added, “It is obvious there are some people out there who want to harm the president.”

+ Even after the performance of the last week; the avoidable gaffes, self-inflicted wounds, bad decisions, poor judgment, and utter incompetence, there are still some who argue that there is a vast bias against Donald Trump. Well I’ve got news for them. They’re right. From me: Take a moment to understand The Relentless Bias Against Donald Trump.

+ WaPo: I wrote The Art of the Deal with Trump. His self-sabotage is rooted in his past.

+ Charlie Warzel: How the pro-Trump media responds to a crisis in just 4 steps.