- Many in Trump's circle now view the past four days as the worst stretch of Trump's presidency so far
- Pence wasn't fully briefed on the President's reasoning for firing Comey before he went in front of cameras, an aide said
- Those around Trump are eager to get him out of the White House and outside of Washington as soon as possible
- One Republican congressional source described the White House as in "meltdown mode"
Washington (CNN)A buoyant President Donald Trump reemerged into public for the first time in more than a week on Friday, offering few signs of the malaise that has gripped his administration since the hasty dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.