And this is during the third historic hurricane disaster in a month, tensions with North Korea and only days after the Las Vegas shooting.
At a meeting of military leaders and their spouses, Trump says they are witnessing ‘the calm before the storm’. When asked by reporters what he means, the US president says: ‘You’ll find out.’
On Thursday evening, the White House told the presidential press corps that Mr. Trump was done with his public schedule for the day. But around 7 p.m., Mr. Trump summoned reporters who were still at work to the State Dining Room, where he was throwing a dinner for military commanders and their spouses.