A year of Trump: (Almost) everything that happened

Updated 3:20 AM ET, Sat January 20, 2018

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Washington (CNN)It will be impossible to adequately explain in decades to come just what it was like to be alive in the exhausting first year of Donald Trump's presidency.

From the moment he trampled the unifying conventions of the inaugural address by decrying "American carnage," Trump shattered political normality, tearing at racial and societal divides, the limits and decorum of his office, even raising doubts about his fidelity to the nation's founding values.
Trump is like a raging storm that never blows itself out, as his early morning Twitter rants injected into the nation's central nervous system trigger outrages that obliterate traditional political debate and make days feel like weeks, weeks feel like months and months feel like years.
Here's everything that happened during Trump's first year:

January

January 20
January 21
January 22
January 23
    January 24
    January 25
    January 26
    • Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto cancels a meeting with Trump over the wall
    January 27
    January 30
    January 31

    February

    February 1
    February 3
    • Judge blocks Trump's travel ban
    February 7
    • Sen. Elizabeth Warren is silenced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell prompting him to say, 'Nevertheless, she persisted'
    February 8
    February 9
    February 12
    February 13
    February 15
    • Trump asks Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to slow West Bank settlements
    • Trump calls Flynn 'a wonderful man'
    February 22
    February 25
    February 27
    February 28

    March

    March 1
    March 2
    March 4
    March 6
    March 10
    March 15
    March 17
    March 20
    • FBI Director James Comey confirms that the bureau is investigating alleged Trump campaign ties to Russian election meddling
    • He also says there's no evidence that the Obama White House wiretapped Trump Tower
    March 22
    • US officials tell CNN the FBI has information that indicates associates of Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives, to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign
    March 23
    March 27
    • House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes confirms to CNN that he was on White House grounds before he suggested that Trump's transition communications may have been swept up in surveillance of other foreign nationals
    March 29
    March 30

    April

    April 4
    April 5
    April 6
    April 7
    April 11
    April 12
    April 13
    April 17
    April 18
    April 20
    April 21
    • The FBI gathered intelligence that suggests Russian operatives tried to use Trump advisers, including Carter Page, to infiltrate the Trump campaign, US officials say
    April 23
    April 24
    April 25
      April 27
      April 28
      April 29
      April 30

      May

      May 1
      May 2
      May 3
      May 4
      May 6
      May 8
      May 9
      May 10
      • Trump meets with Henry Kissinger
      • The Russian government trolls the White House, posting photos of a meeting between Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the US
      May 12
      May 14
      May 15
      May 16
      May 17
      May 18
      May 19
      May 20
      May 21
      May 22
      May 24
      May 25
      May 26
      • Jared Kushner proposed a secret communication channel with the Kremlin, a report finds
      May 31

      June

      June 1
      June 4
      June 5
      June 6
      June 7
      June 8
      June 9
      June 11
      June 12
      June 13
      June 14
      June 16
      June 17
      June 18
      June 19
      June 20
      June 21
      June 25
      June 26
      June 27
      June 29

      July

      July 1
      July 2
      July 3
      July 4
      July 5
      July 7
      July 8
      July 9
      July 11
      July 12
      July 13
      July 15
      July 16
      July 18
      July 19
        July 20
        July 21
        July 22
        July 24
        July 25
        July 26
        July 27
        July 28
        July 29
        July 31

        August

        August 1
        August 3
        August 4
        August 7
        August 8
        August 9
        August 10
        August 12
        August 13
        • Trump is silent as aides look to explain his vague Charlottesville statement
        August 14
        August 15
        August 16
        August 17
        August 18
        August 21
        August 22
        August 23
        August 24
        August 25
        August 28
        August 29
        August 30
        August 31

        September

        September 1
        September 2
        September 5
        September 6
        September 7
        September 8
        September 10
        September 11
        September 12
        September 13
        September 14
          September 15
          September 16
          September 18
          September 22
          September 23
          September 24
          September 25
          September 26
          September 27
          September 28
          September 29
          September 30

          October

          October 1
          October 2
          October 3
          October 4
          October 5
          October 6
          October 7
          October 8
          October 9
          October 10
          October 11
          October 12
          October 13
          October 16
          October 17
          October 18
          October 19
          October 20
          October 21
          October 24
          October 25
          October 26
          October 27
          October 28
          October 30
          October 31

          November

            November 1
            November 2
            November 3
            November 4
            November 5
            November 6
            November 7
            November 8
            November 9
            November 10
            November 11
            November 13
            November 14
            November 16
            November 17
            November 18
            November 20
            November 21
            November 22
            November 23
            November 24
            November 25
            November 27
            November 28
            November 29
            November 30

            December

            December 1
            December 2
            December 4
            December 5
            December 6
            December 7
            December 8
            December 9
            December 10
            December 11
            December 12
            December 13
            December 14
            December 15
            December 16
            December 17
            December 18
            December 20
            December 21
            December 22
            December 23
            December 24
            December 28

            January

            January 1
            January 2
            January 3
            January 4
            January 5
            January 6
            January 7
            January 8
            January 9
            January 10
            January 11
            January 12
            January 13
            January 14
            January 15
            January 16
            January 17
            January 18
            January 19
            January 20