Day 343: Back to work.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

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1/ Robert Mueller is investigating whether the Trump campaign and the RNC coordinated their voter outreach using Russian-acquired information.

2/ A jailed Russian said he can prove he hacked the Democratic National Committee computers on behalf of Russian intelligence.

3/ Robert Mueller may indict Paul Manafort and Rick Gates a second time.

4/ Trump's legal team plans to call Michael Flynn a liar seeking to protect himself if he accuses the president or his senior aides of wrongdoing.

5/ Trump golfed two days in a row after tweeting "it's back to work in order to Make America Great Again."

6/ Trump falsely claimed that he has signed more legislation than any other president at this point in their term.

7/ 34% of senior Trump administration officials have resigned, been fired, or been reassigned this year.

poll/ Obama and Hillary Clinton are the most admired man and woman in the United States.

poll/ 26% of Americans think Trump's Twitter use is appropriate.

poll/ 44% of Republicans think Trump successfully repealed the Affordable Care Act.

poll/ 52% of Americans say the U.S. is less respected in the world than a year ago.

NOTABLES.

  • Trump has spent 110 days as president at one of his properties.

  • New York City, San Francisco, and Philadelphia filed a federal lawsuit against the Department of Defense.

  • China is projected to overtake the US economy by 2032.

  • The Virginia State Board of Elections postponed plans for a name-drawing to decide the winner.

  • A US appeals court rejected a legal challenge to Trump's voter fraud commission.

  • Roy Moore filed a complaint alleging "systematic voter fraud."

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