Wrecking Ballbuster

“I came here to do a on infrastructure meeting with Democrats — not really thinking that they wanted to do infrastructure or anything else other than investigate. And I just saw that Nancy Pelosi, just before our meeting made a statement that we believe that ‘the President of the United States is engaged in a cover-up.’ It turns out I’m the most — I think most of you would agree to this — I’m the most transparent president probably in the history of this country.” As talk of impeachment grows louder, Trump stages a walkout of his infrastructure talks with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. Tweets ensued. Here’s the latest on the fallout from a meeting that Pelosi described as “very, very, very strange.” (Just when we thought Infrastructure Week was finally about to start, the president took his wrecking ball and went home.)

+ “The memo is the first sign of potential dissent within the administration over its approach to the tax returns issue.” WaPo: Confidential draft IRS memo says tax returns must be given to Congress unless president invokes executive privilege. Meanwhile, NY state just passed a bill allowing Congress to request Trump’s tax returns.

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