“In hushed conversations over the past week, GOP senators lamented that the fast-expanding probe is fraying their party, which remains completely in Trump’s grip. They voiced exasperation at the expectation that they defend the president against the troublesome picture that has been painted, with neither convincing arguments from the White House nor confidence that something worse won’t soon be discovered. ‘It feels like a horror movie,’ said one veteran Republican senator. (Now that’s a take around which we can all unify…) WaPo: Republicans feel anxious and adrift defending Trump.

+ Ignore the shocking boos for Trump before Game 5 of World Series and focus instead on the much-deserved cheers for first pitch honoree Chef José Andrés. The best of us is so much greater than the worst.