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FBI director briefs Intel Committee, Trump address Congressional Black Caucus and VP Pence's role in the White House

February 17, 2017
FBI Director James Comey discusses the Trump administration's connection to Russia.

President Trump defends administration from Russia concerns in first solo press conference

February 17, 2017
The president held his first solo news conference.
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The dizzying, mesmerizing Trump show

February 17, 2017
Todd Purdum | POLITICO
The president's frenzied and meandering press conference Thursday was illustrative of his first month in office.
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‘I Inherited a Mess,’ Trump Says, Defending His Performance

February 17, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump on Thursday dismissed reports about his associates’ contacts with Russia last year in a contentious news conference.
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Questions about Trump’s Russia connections could hinder closer relations

February 16, 2017
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
Political pressure on President Trump to take a hard line could even escalate tensions.
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President Trump hit with growing crisis over security adviser

February 15, 2017
Chris Cassidy, Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
Growing turmoil over the forced resignation of Michael Flynn and a looming Congressional investigation have shifted the focus squarely onto President Trump.
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Republicans call for leak investigation after Flynn fallout

February 15, 2017
Tom LoBianco, Manu Raju, Eugene Scott | CNN
President Trump and the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee want an investigation focusing on the the leaks surrounding former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
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Pence did not learn that Flynn misled him on Russia until last week

February 15, 2017
Abby Phillip, Ellen Nakashima, Jenna Johnson | The Washington Post
Vice President Pence first learned that former national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled him about the nature of his contact with a Russian official on Feb. 9.
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