- That there are such obvious divisions in the lower echelons of White House power will be disconcerting, but not surprising to Trump's senior European counterparts
- That Pence was apparently out of the loop for two weeks on an important issue will worry them more
Nic Robertson is CNN's International Diplomatic Editor. The opinions expressed in this article are his.
(CNN)Watching from Europe, it's hard to tell if we are playing audience to a farce, a tragedy, or both unfolding simultaneously in the White House.