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The Trump administration has reunified 450 children ages 5 to 17 separated at the border, as of this am. That leaves 2,000 children still to be reunited, with 6 days to go before court-mandated deadline.
via @marianaatencio
JUST IN: First Lady on Cohen's secret Trump tapes: "Mrs. Trump remains focused on her role as a mother and as First Lady of the United States. We will have no further comment on the topic.” - Stephanie Grisham, spox for Melania Trump
And, just as expected: Trump walks back the “walk-back.”
Who convinced Trump to walk back his Putin comments today?
VP Pence & Secretary of State Pompeo had a private conversation with POTUS, urging him to make the clarifications, a source familiar with the conversation tells me.
Trump: "I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place. Could be other people also. A lot of people out there."
Just out of Trump’s Putin remarks do-over in the Cabinet Room. I asked him three times if he would publicly condemn Putin for election interference. All three times, he said “Thank you” or ignored.
Trump, reading from typed remarks, says what he meant to say in Helsinki is that he saw no reason why it would not be Russia that interfered in US election.
BREAKING: WH announces it will allow reporters into Trump's meeting with GOP lawmakers at 2p. First chance to press him on his Putin comments. I will represent TV pool.
JUST IN: Just obtained a copy of the WH talking points in wake of widely-panned Putin summit. Notably, very few, if any, GOP lawmakers using them.
Gingrich: "It is the most serious mistake of his presidency and must be corrected—-immediately."

Scaramucci: "His smartest, most loyal aides... have got to get to him and say this is a grave mistake."

Trump: Blame the media.https://t.co/REyIIDPcMh
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