Week in Review: Summits! Spies! Statecraft!

This week in Trumpworld was more focused on the things that didn't happen -- as opposed to ones that did.The h...

Posted: May 26, 2018 2:31 PM
Updated: May 26, 2018 2:31 PM

This week in Trumpworld was more focused on the things that didn't happen -- as opposed to ones that did.

The highly-anticipated Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit, for one. On Thursday morning, the President announced -- via a weirdly wistful letter -- that he regretted to inform the North Korean dictator that the June 12 gathering in Singapore was off.

That came just a day after North Korea sent the hottest of hot takes -- threatening nuclear war and calling Vice President Mike Pence a "political dummy."

And a day before Trump said the meeting might take place as planned -- or maybe not!

The summit wasn't the only thing that made news by not happening. There was also Trump's insistence -- via Twitter, natch -- that the FBI had planted a spy in his 2016 campaign for wholly political reasons.

Turns out that's not the case, at least according to every intelligence source in a position to know. Which doesn't mean Trump will stop saying it.

What a week.-Below, the big headlines of the week -- the 70th of Donald Trump's presidency.

Monday:

Tuesday:

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:

You can read the full Point newsletter here; or check out more Point stories here.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 67°
Florence
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 68°
Fayetteville
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 68°
Decatur
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 66°
Scottsboro
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 64°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Community Events