World leaders have found a new route to get a read on official U.S. thinking: straight to the top.

Increasingly, savvy leaders are bypassing the standard protocols and government processes of American diplomacy to go directly to President Trump himself, according to current and former officials, allies and foreign-policy experts…

An official familiar with the inner workings of the White House said the president’s advisers suspect that he regularly speaks with world leaders on his phone.

“We never know who he’s talking to or what he’s agreed to,” the official said.