In a tweet over the weekend, Trump reversed course on his explanation of a 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower. The president had originally claimed that the meeting had been about adoptions. But in his Sunday tweet, Trump admitted that the purpose of the meeting had been to get damaging information about Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic nominee.
On Monday, White House correspondents reported that the White House had issued a "lid" on presidential travel and questions from the press.
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
The White House has issued a "lid" for the day, essentially telling reporters that we will not see the president un… https://t.co/DyOIwyLG1f— Francesca Chambers (@Francesca Chambers) 1533565967.0
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders also had not scheduled a Monday briefing by the time of publication.
(Correction: A previous version of this story incorrect stated Donald Trump was at the White House. He is at the Trump National Golf Club clubhouse in Bedminster.)