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News You Need to Know

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

David Sanger, Maggie Haberman
The New York Times
President Trump praised President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines in a phone call last month for doing an “unbelievable job on the drug problem” in the island nation where the government has sanctioned gunning down suspects in the streets.
Erica Werner
Associated Press
President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal got an icy reception on Capitol Hill Tuesday, and that was just from the Republicans.
Josh Gerstein
POLITICO
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s office is now operating from an office in Washington, beginning its work of probing the impact of Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election, Justice Department officials said Tuesday.