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  • Trump touts Senate passage of budget resolution – The Hill
    • The president tweeted his support for the Senate after they passed a budget resolution 51-49, with Rand Paul (R-KY) being the only person to vote against party lines. The vote will allow Republicans to pass tax cuts with 50 votes instead of 60.



  • Trump: ‘The real Russia story’ is Clinton-Obama uranium deal – The Washington Times
    • It was announced Wednesday that the FBI investigated Russian nuclear industry officials engaging in kickbacks and bribery to seal a deal that gave Russia control of large amounts of U.S. uranium. Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Obama approved the deal, and the special investigator Robert Mueller, then FBI director, knew about the deal.



  • Australia receives ‘unprecedented’ letter from North Korea – CNN
    • Many countries, including Australia, have received open letters from North Korea claiming President Trump’s threats are a “big miscalculation and an expression of ignorance.” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said it was “basically a rant about how bad Donald Trump is,” and claimed “It’s North Korea that is threatening the stability of the world.”


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