Donald Trump’s Monday morning perfectly encapsulates his entire presidency

( CNN) President Donald Trump did two big-hearted events on Monday morning before jetting off to Utah to announce he is shrinking two national monuments.

2. He offered compassion for his former national insurance consultant Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty last Friday to lying to the FBI about his conversations with then-Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak.

“I feel badly for General Flynn, ” Trump told reporters before boarding Marine One. “I feel very badly. He’s preceded a very strong life and I feel very badly.”