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President Trump’s tweets in recent days condemning the actions of his own Justice Department have reached an intense level, revealing the president's increasing agitation about the government’s probe of Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election and the attention it has drawn.

On Sunday, Trump again called the investigation a “witch hunt.”

Trump’s intemperate tweets have by now become commonplace, but few have been as revealing as last week’s volley of statements.

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President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and son Barron prepare to board Marine One on June 17, 2017, before heading to the Camp David presidential retreat for the weekend.
President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and son Barron prepare to board Marine One on June 17, 2017, before heading to the Camp David presidential retreat for the weekend. (Mandel Ngan / AFP/Getty Images)

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President Trump thanked Japan for its help in the search for seven American sailors who were missing after their Navy destroyer collided with a container ship early Saturday about 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka.

The names of the missing sailors were being withheld pending notification of their families.

Relatives of crew members were frantically seeking news, appealing via social media for calls from sailors aboard the ship. Navy personnel set up support and counseling services to help families as they sought updates.

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President Trump greets visitors upon returning to the White House after visiting Miami on June 16, 2017.
President Trump greets visitors upon returning to the White House after visiting Miami on June 16, 2017. (Michael Reynolds / European Pressphoto Agency)

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President Trump shared remarks he delivered Friday on his decision to roll back some, but not all, of his predecessor's historic opening to Cuba, making it more difficult to travel to and do business with the Communist-ruled island.

In a speech in Miami’s Little Havana enclave, Trump said Cuban rulers were profiting from better relations with Washington but that ordinary Cuban citizens continued to be repressed.

Trump said he was “completely canceling” the “terrible and misguided deal” that President Obama forged in secret negotiations in 2014 with Pope Francis and other international leaders.

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President Trump celebrated the results of the Rasmussen Reports daily presidential tracking poll, which put his approval rating at 50% on Friday.

The Rasmussen Reports poll surveys 500 likely U.S. voters each night and reports a three-day rolling average of their responses.

Trump's approval rating, as estimated by the polling outfit, has ranged from a high of 59% in late January to a low of 42% in early April.

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In a series of tweets, President Trump appears to attack a top official in his own Justice Department, and in the process arguably confirms reports that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice.

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President Trump speaks during the launch of the Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives at the White House on June 15, 2017.
President Trump speaks during the launch of the Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives at the White House on June 15, 2017. (Nicholas Kamm / AFP/Getty Images)

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President Trump shared a highlight reel of his Tuesday visit to Wisconsin, where he said that the nation needs a stronger system of apprenticeship to match workers with millions of open jobs, and that he wants every high school in America to offer apprenticeship opportunities and hands-on-learning.

Joined in Wisconsin by daughter Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta, Trump described his push to get private companies and universities to pair up and pay the cost of such arrangements.

"It's called earn while you learn," Trump said of his initiative at Waukesha County Technical College.

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President Trump shared a videotaped message for those participating in the Congressional Baseball Game, which took place a day after a gunman opened fire on Republicans at practice.

"By playing tonight, you are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy," Trump said in his remarks released Thursday night. "The game will go on."

The president also said that he would pray for those who were injured in the shooting, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. He thanked emergency responders for their assistance.