The White House announced that President Trump is supportive of improving background checks for gun sales after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. He reportedly spoke with Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill that would strengthen federal compliance with checks that are processed on individuals seeking to purchase a gun.
After National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called the evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election "incontrovertible", President Trump tweeted that Moscow is "laughing their asses off" at the "chaos" they have created in the U.S.
On Friday,13 Russian people and three Russian companies were indicted on various charges. Robert Mueller's indictment accuses them of conspiring to interfere with “US political and electoral processes, including the presidential election of 2016.” Across the political spectrum, publications have tried to interpret what these indictments mean for the future of the investigation as well as President Trump.