Trump's angry weekend: CNN? Or People magazine?

The headlines were all over the web on Sunday: Trump explodes in anger at his staff, “sources” said, over Jeff Sessions' recusal from the Russia investigation as well as a number of other frustrating issues.

The story, which metastasized to every major outlet here and across the pond, appears to have originated on Saturday with this CNN report, "Trump angry and frustrated at staff over Sessions fallout."

"Nobody has seen him that upset," CNN quotes an anonymous source as saying. Trump himself is even "quoted" in the story, as relayed to CNN by "another source,” according to whom the president said: “The staff fumbled.”

Did John McCain say Trump was dictator-like?

John McCain has been getting a lot of attention lately as a senior voice of sensible opposition within President Trump's own party.

He spoke on Friday at the Munich Security Conference, where he said the founders of the conference "would be alarmed by an increasing turn away from universal values and toward old ties of blood and race and sectarianism.” In an analysis, Aaron Blake of The Washington Post was certain that this and other concerns were all directed at Trump, even though McCain never named him. When I watched it, I concluded he was speaking not only of Trump, but also of Vladimir Putin and his attempt to undermine the hegemony of the west.

Media: Trump cites (fake) attack in Sweden

It was a perfect "gotcha" moment. A mere two weeks after Trump senior adviser Kelly Anne Conway cited a false terrorist attack in Bowling Green, Ky., and White House spokesman Sean Spicer erroneously slipped Atlanta into a list of places that had experienced a terror attack from foreign-born perpetrators, Donald Trump appeared to be going for a hat trick.

AP repackaged by msn: Trump 'weighs' national guard for raids

By Tatiana Prophet
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The Associated Press on Friday published an article on the leak of a Homeland Security draft memorandum proposing to use state National Guard units to enforce immigration law. Even though the article states the memo was never seriously considered, the news site MSN repackaged the story with a headline that implied that Trump was considering the idea: "Trump weighs mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups."