If you think you're always the last one to know things, imagine being the US intelligence chief and not knowing Putin was invited to the White House.
Oh and did I mention it happened on television?
National Intelligence Director Dan Coats was stunned to learn that the president had invited the Russian strongman to DC this fall.
While Coates was speaking at the Aspen Security Forum, the White House announced that Trump has asked that Putin come to Washington in the fall.
When told of the invite by NBC's Andrea Mitchell, Coates stutters and says, “Say that again?”
People in the crowd laughed as Coates sat stunned and saying the meet would be "special."