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Trump Campaign Chief’s Firm Got $17 Million From Pro-Russia Party
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A Ukrainian political party tied to Russia had paid President Trump’s campaign chairman for help branding itself as warming toward the European Union.

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Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes CNN to Task for Retracted Article
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Mr. Colbert found something he has in common with President Trump: Both enjoyed taking shots at CNN this week.

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Sick and Afraid, Some Immigrants Forgo Medical Care
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Around the country, clinics that serve immigrants report seeing fewer patients since the Trump administration issued broad deportation orders.

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Feature: How Donald Trump Misunderstood the F.B.I.
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Since Watergate, the bureau has come to view itself as an essential, and essentially independent, check on the president.

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As Trump’s Tactics Fall Short, Pence Takes Lead on Health Bill
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The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, reportedly told the White House that a “super PAC” ad campaign against a Republican opposed to the bill was “beyond stupid.”

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Few Overseas Have Faith in Trump’s Leadership, Survey Finds
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A Pew Research Center poll found that President Trump and his policies are broadly unpopular around the world, especially among some of America’s closest allies.

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3 CNN Journalists Resign After Retracted Story on Trump Ally
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It was the latest in a series of embarrassing episodes at CNN, which has a contentious relationship with President Trump.

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Trump Meets India’s Leader, a Fellow Nationalist Battling China for His Favor
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The display of warmth between President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at least partly aimed at China, which has disappointed Mr. Trump in recent weeks.

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Supreme Court Takes On Trump Travel Ban
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Adam Liptak, Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times, explains the court’s decision to hear arguments on the legality of the Trump administration’s travel ban. The court also left part of the executive order in effect.

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Questions and Answers About the Travel Ban Case
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Here are some major questions about the revised travel ban sought by President Trump, parts of which were upheld for now by the Supreme Court.

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Trump’s Anti-Nafta Stance Is on a Collision Course with Natural Gas
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Mexico’s economy and U.S. energy companies depend on free-flowing cross-border natural gas. Both are scrambling to avoid the chaotic disruption of a trade war.

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Trump, on Twitter, Targets Obama’s Response to Russia
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The president demanded in a series of tweets that his critics give him “an apology” for any suggestion that “T people” had colluded with Russia or obstructed justice.

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Supreme Court to Hear Travel Ban Case
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In a win for President Trump, the court said it would hear arguments in October on a case that sets the stage for a major ruling on presidential power.

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Where Trump Zigs, Tillerson Zags, Putting Him at Odds With White House
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Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has found himself out of sync, especially on Middle East policy, with President Trump and his top advisers Jared Kushner and Stephen K. Bannon.

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White House Memo: Trump’s Deflections and Denials on Russia Frustrate Even His Allies
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The president’s refusal to acknowledge Russia’s cyberattacks last year, as well as the threat of future incursions, has dismayed fellow Republicans.

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With Trump Set to Meet Narendra Modi, Many U.S. Indians Are Hopeful
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Political analysts say last year’s election has ignited a wave of political engagement among Indians in the United States, and that is also driving interest in this week’s meeting.

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Medicaid, Pelosi, Trump: Your Weekend Briefing
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Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

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For Grieving Parents, Trump Is ‘Speaking for the Dead’ on Immigration
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Their children died at the hands of undocumented immigrants, and their anguish forms the emotional cornerstone of the president’s signature issue.

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Trump’s Washington News of the Week: Health Care Bill, Karen Handel and James Comey
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Worried that you missed an important political story this week? You’re not alone. Catch up on a busy week of news.

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Will Ferrell on Donald Trump, Michelle Obama and His New Movie
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Mr. Ferrell stars with Amy Poehler as a couple who open a casino in “The House.”

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C.I.A. Set Up Secret Back Channel With Syria to Try to Free U.S. Hostage
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The Trump administration began searching early on for ways to free Austin Tice, a journalist who has been missing since 2012.

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Trump Signs Bill Meant to Restore Trust in V.A.
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The legislation aims to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to remove poor-performing employees and to promote whistle-blowing.

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Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say
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Republicans and President Trump have said a new health law would make it easier and more affordable to get care. But the opposite may be true.

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Johnny Depp, Courting Outrage, Flirts With Idea of Trump Assassination
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“It’s been awhile, and maybe it’s time,” the film star said, after asking, “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?”

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F.B.I. Investigating Deals Involving Paul Manafort and Son-in-Law
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It was not clear if the inquiry was part of a broader investigation that has ensnared Paul Manafort, who once served as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman.

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Trump Indicates Tweet on Tapes Was Meant to Affect Comey Testimony
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In an interview on “Fox & Friends,” the president also raised questions about the impartiality of the special counsel for the Russia investigation, Robert S. Mueller III.

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Trudeau on Trump: ‘He Actually Does Listen’
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The Canadian prime minister spoke about President Trump, Twitter and Nafta at an event in Toronto organized by The New York Times and the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto.

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Trump Says He Did Not Tape Comey Conversations
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After weeks of speculation over his suggestion that his talks with the F.B.I. director might have been recorded, the president said they were not.

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Trump Turns an Iowa Rally Into a Venting Session
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Style-heavy and substance-light, President Trump’s speech in Cedar Rapids, at his first rally since the end of April, went over an hour.

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The Interpreter: Canada’s Trump Strategy: Go Around Him
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The Trudeau government appears to be bypassing the Trump administration, taking its business directly to mayors, governors and Congress.

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Best of Late Night: Samantha Bee Mourns the Death of Language
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The “Full Frontal” host is flabbergasted by what she calls the Trump administration’s disregard for the meaning of the words it uses.

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Trump’s Preferred Candidate Wins Again, This Time in Saudi Arabia
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The president views Mohammed bin Salman, the newly named Saudi crown prince, as a key ally in his effort to cement a Sunni Muslim alliance in the Persian Gulf.

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White House Tries to Get G.O.P. to Water Down Russia Sanctions Bill
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The Trump administration is quietly lobbying House Republicans to weaken the legislation passed overwhelmingly by the Senate.

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Middle Class, Not Poor, Could Suffer if Trump Ends Health Payments
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Americans who earn too much to qualify for premium assistance could face double-digit rate increases if the government stops making cost-sharing payments.

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China Falls Short on Curbing North Korea, Trump Says
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The president’s statement was an extraordinary admission of failure of his strategy for dealing with the North, leaving him with unpalatable options.

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Democrats Seethe After Georgia Loss: ‘Our Brand Is Worse Than Trump’
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A demoralizing special-election defeat has left some Democrats questioning the leadership and political strategy of Nancy Pelosi, the House minority leader.

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C.B.O. Head, Who Prizes Nonpartisanship, Finds Work Under G.O.P. Attack
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The Congressional Budget Office, a provider of cost estimates for legislation, has been under intense pressure from top Trump administration officials.

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Ford Chooses China, Not Mexico, to Build Its New Focus
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The company, which canceled plans to build in Mexico under pressure from President Trump, will also invest in a Kentucky plant for S.U.V.s.

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High-Stakes Referendum on Trump Takes Shape in a Georgia Special Election
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On Tuesday, voters in Atlanta’s suburbs will decide the most expensive House race in history — and the most consequential special election in decades.

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As U.S. Adds Troops in Afghanistan, Trump’s Strategy Remains Undefined
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Military experts say that in outsourcing decisions on troop levels to the Pentagon, the president has abdicated his duty to defend troop deployments.

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Kushner Is Said to Be Reconsidering His Legal Team
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Some of his allies have questioned the link between his current lawyer and the special counsel appointed to investigate the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia.

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Writers on the Right and Left React to the Senate Health Care Bill and Trump’s Cuba Policy
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Read about how the other side thinks: perspectives from across the political spectrum on the week in Washington.

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Trump ‘Is Not Under Investigation,’ His Lawyer Insists
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Jay Sekulow made the assertion on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” though he acknowledged that he had no way of knowing for sure.

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Trump Family Wedding Planner to Head New York’s Federal Housing Office
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The appointment of Lynne Patton, who planned Eric Trump’s wedding, to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s New York office, is raising eyebrows.

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Milwaukee County Sheriff Says He Will Not Join Homeland Security Department
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David A. Clarke Jr., an ardent supporter of President Trump, had claimed in May that he would accept a senior position with the agency.

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Russia Renewed Unused Trump Trademarks in 2016
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Although President Trump has said he has no active business ventures in Russia, his intellectual property holdings remain a valuable commercial interest.

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Mueller, Sessions and Cuba: Trump News of the Week
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Worried that you missed an important political story this week? You’re not alone. Catch up on a very busy week of news.

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Two Protesters Disrupt ‘Julius Caesar’ in Central Park
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A production of the Shakespeare play was interrupted by protesters objecting to a scene where a character resembling President Trump is murdered.

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Merkel Says Pope Francis Urged Her to Fight for Paris Climate Accord
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Germany’s chancellor also said that the pope shared her aim to “bring down walls,” not build them, an apparent reference to President Trump.

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