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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Manu Raju
CNN
The private outreach is part of a more concerted White House effort to repair relations Trump damaged with his own party over a tumultuous August, following the failure of the GOP effort to repeal Obamacare and a slew of White House controversies, including the President's controversial handling of a deadly protest in Charlottesville.
Joan Biskupic
CNN
Ty Cobb and other lawyers were supposed to impose discipline on an unruly White House as it confronted the investigation into President Donald Trump's possible collusion with Russians in the 2016 election. It appears the opposite has happened.
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Somini Sengupta
The New York Times
Trump administration officials, under pressure from the White House to provide a rationale for reducing the number of refugees allowed into the United States next year, rejected a study by the Department of Health and Human Services that found that refugees brought in $63 billion more in government revenues over the past decade than they cost.