Today's Most Embarrassing Line of Questioning Award goes to Rep. Trey Gowdy, who was incensed not at the very real possibility that the president of the United States and leader of his party might have treasonously colluded with an autocratic foreign foe, but that the free press had the gall to publish classified information. So much for the First Amendment, the public's right to know, and constitutional conservatism.
Still, the headline of the day is, of course, that the F.B.I. director "publicly confirmed an investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election and whether associates of the president were in contact with Moscow."
And thus was hanged a Trumpian tale, repeated, to repeat, just this morning: