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Trump on Investigations at West Virginia Rally: 'Are There Any Russians Here Tonight?'

The president called probes into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 election "demeaning" and "fake"

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    The FBI and congressional committees are investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to meddle in the presidential election. Here is a roundup from NBC News of 10 times that Donald Trump has denied the allegation. (Published Tuesday, July 11, 2017)

    President Donald Trump on Thursday declared Hillary Clinton's defeat in November "the greatest loss in the history of American politics," while painting the Russia investigation as a "total fabrication" by Democrats to distract from their defeat and lack of message.

    "The reason why Democrats only talk about the totally made up Russia story is because they have no message, no agenda and no vision," Trump told a raucous crowd of supporters gathered for a campaign rally-style event in Huntington, West Virginia, NBC News reported.

    The president called probes into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russia during the 2016 election "demeaning" and "fake."

    "Have you seen any Russians in West Virginia or Ohio or Pennsylvania?" Trump continued, listing states he won last year. "Are there any Russians here tonight? Any Russians?"

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    [NATL] 'Casual Cruelty': George W. Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics

    Former president George W. Bush criticized the current state of American politics and the Trump administration with a pointed speech on the "casual cruelty" common in modern political discussions, as well as references to a tyrannical government, at the George W. Bush Institute on Oct. 19, 2017. 

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