Twice a day since the beginning of the Trump administration, a special folder is prepared for the president.
The first document is prepared around 9:30 pm and the follow-up around 4:30 pm.
Former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and former Press Secretary Sean Spicer both wanted the privilege of delivering the 20 to 25-page packet to President Trump personally, White House sources say.
These sensitive papers, described to VICE News by three current and former White House officials, are not top-secret intelligence or updates on legislative initiatives.
Instead, the folders are filled with screenshots of positive cable news chyrons (those lower-third headlines and crawls), admiring tweets, transcripts of fawning TV interviews, praise-filled news stories, and sometimes just pictures of Trump on TV looking powerful.