Trump's White House: How a bipartisan policy meeting devolved into vulgarity

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton was meeting with a foreign leader in his Capitol Hill office Thursday when he received an urgent message to come to the White House.

Playing out amid a high-stakes battle over immigration that's gripped Washington for the past week, the summons was a move to slow down an attempt by Democrats and moderate Republicans to push through a deal, according to a senior Republican with knowledge of the meeting.President Donald Trump, at various points over the previous four days, had expressed openness to whatever agreement lawmakers could devise. Cotton, an immigration hardliner who speaks with the President regularly, quickly hop...