President Donald Trump delivers a speech Wednesday at a Cincinnati, Ohio, marina during a week that the White House wanted to be all about his infrastructure plan. Trump, however, has not stayed on message. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
“On Monday, the president will launch ‘infrastructure week,’” White House Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn declared last Friday. Three days later, however, President Donald Trump began his remarks during a kick-off event in the ornate East Room by talking about military veterans.
The president already was off message. And his veering from his staff’s carefully laid out “infrastructure week” plans would only continue.