DC Daily: Trump blasts 'disgraceful' leak of Mueller questions
Jermaine Ong, Scripps
8:16 AM, May 1, 2018
What's happening in the political world:
Trump slams "disgraceful" leak of Mueller questions
-- President Trump on Tuesday slammed the disclosure of special counsel Robert Mueller's questions for the him, calling the leak "disgraceful."
"So disgraceful that the questions concerning the Russian Witch Hunt were 'leaked' to the media. No questions on Collusion. Oh, I see...you have a made up, phony crime, Collusion, that never existed, and an investigation begun with illegally leaked classified information. Nice!" he tweeted.
So disgraceful that the questions concerning the Russian Witch Hunt were “leaked” to the media. No questions on Collusion. Oh, I see...you have a made up, phony crime, Collusion, that never existed, and an investigation begun with illegally leaked classified information. Nice!
Mueller is interested in asking Trump a variety of questions related to the 2016 campaign and people from Trump's personal life, business interactions and administration, according to Mueller's list of questions for Trump obtained and reported on by The New York Times.
President to meet with Southwest crew, passengers
-- Crew members and passengers from a Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine explosion are scheduled to meet with President Trump at the White House on Tuesday.
White House officials said the president wanted to personally thank the pilots and crew members for their work during the ordeal and meet with passengers from the flight.
Late last month, Flight 1380 was forced to land after an engine exploded and caused severe damage to the aircraft.
One passenger, Jennifer Riordan, died after being injured in the incident.
Pence's doctor alerted WH aides about Ronny Jackson concerns last fall
-- Vice President Mike Pence's physician privately raised alarms within the White House last fall that President Trump's doctor may have violated federal privacy protections for a key patient -- Pence's wife, Karen -- and intimidated the vice president's doctor during angry confrontations over the episode.
The previously unreported incident is the first sign that serious concerns about Ronny Jackson's conduct had reached the highest levels of the White House as far back as September -- months before White House aides furiously defended Jackson's professionalism, insisted he had been thoroughly vetted and argued allegations of misconduct amounted to unsubstantiated rumors.
The episode -- detailed in three memos by Pence's physician -- is also the first documentation that has surfaced involving a specific allegation of medical misconduct by Jackson. It adds to a series of significant allegations leveled by unidentified current and former colleagues, including that he casually dispensed prescription drugs.