A number of top officials at the State Department have either resigned or been fired. Trump and Putin have a call scheduled for tomorrow. According to WaPo, Trump pressured the National Park Service to back up his false claims about crowd size. His senior advisor, Steve Bannon, said the media should just “keep their mouth shut.” It looks like taxpayers will be paying for a useless wall. Four gag orders were issued. “Alternative facts” is now part of our lexicon. And that’s not even the half of it. The New Edition miniseries is over! This is only week one. Here’s your Friday read.