The Note: Trump complicates wild week as showdown looms

It's a big week in Washington.


  • It's a big week in Washington: President Trump is going to try to focus on infrastructure all this week before former FBI Director James Comey's highly anticipated testimony Thursday.
  • Congress is back after Memorial Day recess with a few notable votes on their plate, including a bill that would scale back Dodd-Frank Wall Street regulations.
  • Trump is up early, arguing on Twitter that the Justice Department should ask for an expedited hearing of the "watered down" travel ban before the Supreme Court.
  • Four days after Trump announced he's ditching the Paris Climate Agreement, EPA chief Scott Pruitt still doesn't have an answer on whether the president believes human activity contributes to climate change.
  • SLEEPER STORY with ABC News' MaryAlice Parks

    NEED TO READ with ABC News' Adam Kelsey

    President Trump is not expected to try to block Comey testimony, aides say. President Trump has no plans to invoke executive privilege in an attempt to block fired FBI Director Jim Comey from discussing in his testimony before Congress this week any conversations he had with the president, two White House advisers told ABC News.


    @realDonaldTrump: The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version!

    @sbg1: My latest>>Trump National Security Team Blindsided by NATO Speech via @politicomag

    @ryanstruyk: Rice on Kushner-Russia backchannel via @ThisWeekABC: "I have worked in this field for 25 years. And I have never heard of such a thing."

    @evanmcmurry: .@jonkarl: Some discussion at White House of possible London trip later in week to show solidarity after attacks

    @GlennThrush: It doesn't matter who Trump's flack is (see Sean). WH statements (see below) are useless. His Tweets should be treated as official policy.