“The officials, who include analysts who prepare Trump’s briefs and the briefers themselves, describe futile attempts to keep his attention by using visual aids, confining some briefing points to two or three sentences, and repeating his name and title as frequently as possible.” Time: Inside President Trump’s Troubled Intelligence Briefings.

+ Insiders call it “willful ignorance.” But the president might also be a little distracted. I bet he doesn’t need visual aids to keep up with the moves being made by federal prosecutors. The latest from WaPo: Federal prosecutors issue sweeping subpoena for documents from Trump inaugural committee, a sign of a deepening criminal probe.

+ This story reminds me of a headline I saw in The Onion last week: Mueller Investigation Nearly Done With First Day Of Trump Campaign.