“Virtually anytime I speak on the phone to a foreign leader, I understand that there may be many people listening from various U.S. agencies, not to mention those from the other country itself. No problem!” Trump tweeted.
“Knowing all of this, is anybody dumb enough to believe that I would say something inappropriate with a foreign leader while on such a potentially ‘heavily populated’ call.” – TrumpTweet
Trump ‘calm’ for now, as White House allies brace for potential meltdown
President Donald Trump hasn’t lashed out after the convictions of Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort — but sources say the West Wing remains on alert.
by Hallie Jackson, Kristen Welker, Geoff Bennett and Jonathan Allen / Aug.22.2018 / 8:04 PM ET