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Trump said a few days later that the Russian Federation investigation was on his mind. "I can go around them", Trump tweeted . As a result, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is unlikely to regain public and congressional trust until it has a Director who understands the gravity of the mistakes and pledges never to repeat them.
  • Trump family flies to Camp David

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    As seen in the below Instagram post, theories on whether President Trump will show up at the nearby Maple Run Golf Club are being posited, although it's not certain whether or not President Trump would take time, attention and publicity away from his own Trump golf properties.
  • Trump 'mulls firing Special Counsel' in Russian Federation probe

    Trump 'mulls firing Special Counsel' in Russian Federation probe

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    The president was pleased by the ambiguity of his position on Mr. Mueller, and thinks the possibility of being fired will focus the veteran prosecutor on delivering what the president desires most: "a blanket public exoneration". The White House has said that U.S. President Donald Trump has "no intention" of firing special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election.
  • Amazon to acquire Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

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    He expects the retailer to keep the Whole Foods stores open and eventually even make grocery deliveries via drone. "The ramifications for all of retail are seismic - not just retailers that sell grocery, but for everyone", Chuck Grom of Gordon Haskett said.
  • Jury Acquits Minnesota Officer in Shooting Death of Black Motorist

    Jury Acquits Minnesota Officer in Shooting Death of Black Motorist

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    The defense argued Castile, who had traces of marijuana in his system, was stoned and it affected his responses to Yanez's commands. Castile had a permit. Although there were two black members of the jury, another member said they weren't the ones voting against acquittal. The rest were white. Yanez testified that Castile, a school cafeteria worker, was reaching for his gun despite his commands not to pull it out.
  • Paul Ryan to Donald Trump: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

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    Have you heard that President Trump might fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller? The questioning about whether the White House was seeking to oust Mueller came as top conservative boosters of Trump sought to delegitimize Mueller, a former FBI director who took the special counsel job after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey .
  • Lawmakers play in Congressional Baseball Game

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    Doyle gave the winning trophy back to the Republicans to put in Scalise's office. After accepting it gracefully, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". There was plenty of amateur-hour baseball in the event, but also some breakout play. "Congressman Scalise is a friend, and a very good friend", Trump said.
  • Trump weighing firing special counsel in Russian probe, close friend says

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    Trump allies will say it's another media-generated firestorm to sabotage their man, but the real reason is that with Trump, anything is possible. Additionally, Newsmax CEO and Trump confidant Chris Ruddy told PBS "NewsHour" Monday night that Trump was considering firing Mueller , which he said would be a "very significant mistake ".
  • DC and Maryland AGs sue Trump for constitutional violations

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    Congressional Democrats are expected to file a similar suit . According to the Prosecutor General, the case is likely to be in the Supreme court. Trump's lawyers maintain that market-rate payments for goods and services at Trump's hotels, golf courses and other businesses are not "emoluments" as defined by the Constitution.
  • List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo

    List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo

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    As for Scalise, he's still in critical condition, but he's improving. "We are encouraged by improvement in his condition over the last 36 hours", Sava said. "I was surprised by some of the reports also", Sava said. He said doctors will next focus on repairing his internal organs. "My dear friend Steve Scalise took a bullet for all of us", Trump said.