White House Shuts Out Press As Trump Hunkers Down in New Jersey After Admitting to Collusion
President Donald Trump is refusing to be seen in public following his online admittance that his son Donald Trump Jr. colluded with Russia to get dirt on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Trump is currently on a working vacation at his New Jersey golf course. The White House issued a statement on Monday announcing that the president wouldn't be doing any press or traveling.
NBC News' Peter Alexander shared the news on Twitter.
JUST IN: White House announces a travel/photo lid, which means no public appearances by Trump today as new question… https://t.co/fSiX9eyFEj— Peter Alexander (@Peter Alexander) 1533565909.0
In addition to the press "lid" on Trump, the White House has not scheduled a press briefing for Monday.