The Heat: Trump’s challenges

The Heat

The Heat: Trump's challenges President Donald Trump speaks before signing bills in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House, Friday, June 2, 2017, in Washington. Robert Muller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney general in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

It’s been a persistent problem for U.S. President Donald Trump. Allegations that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and colluded with his campaign have spawned multiple investigations.

Then there’s the issue of leaks to the media – a frustration the president shares with many of his predecessors. And lastly there’s the matter of Mr. Trump’s own tweets – something that continues to frustrate supporters inside and outside the administration.

CGTN’s Jessica Stone reports.

To talk about the latest challenges facing U.S. President Donald Trump:

  • Atiba Madyun, founder and president of Party Politics US.
  • Simon Marks, president and chief correspondent for Feature Story News.
  • Michael Johns, co-founder of the National Tea Party Movement.