Putin bonds with Trump over "fake news," "deep state"

Trump and Putin at the APEC summit in Vietnam last year. Photo: Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images

" [President] Trump’s lack of preparation has added a further level of unpredictability to his interactions with foreign leaders," per the WashPost.

Why it matters: "The president rarely reads his nightly briefing book, which focuses on issues likely to come up in meetings ... To slim down Trump’s workload, aides have sometimes put the most critical information in a red folder."