{FD} Manafort prosecutors, Judge Ellis engage in 10-minute courtroom spat

After jurors were dismissed Monday in the Paul Manafort trial Monday, the federal judge overseeing the case and prosecutors trying the former Trump campaign chairman got into an extended verbal debate — lasting about 10 minutes — over the merits of the prosecution, the length of the case and even the eye contact of prosecutor Greg Andres.

{FD} North Korea summit: White House reveals who will be in the room with Trump, Kim

SINGAPORE — A select few of President Trump’s closest aides will witness and participate in the historic summit Tuesday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, according to new details released by the White House – which says discussions surrounding the sit-down “have moved more quickly than expected.”

{FD} Trump summons staff to vent frustration over ‘leaks,’ tells aides to find culprits

President Trump recently held an Oval Office meeting with top communications aides to voice his frustration over the many “leaks” coming out of the White House, calling for the culprits to be identified and changes made to the communications shop, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the meeting.

{FD} WH cancels daily morning communications meetings after Sadler comments

Senior officials in the White House communications office have decided to cancel the large morning meetings, attended by lower-ranking staffers, after a “leak” during a previous meeting ensnared communications aide Kelly Sadler in a controversy after inappropriate comments regarding Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer.