Good Sunday morning. It's Day 185. Situational awareness: With congressional leaders agreeing yesterday on "sweeping sanctions legislation to punish Russia," the N.Y. Times frames Trump's tough choice: "veto the bill — a move that would fuel accusations that he is doing [Putin's] bidding ... — or sign legislation imposing sanctions his administration has opposed."

As expected, Russia's ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kislyak, ended his tenure yesterday.