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President Trump lashed out at the author of a soon-to-be-released book about the chaotic first year of his presidency Thursday night.

In a tweet, Trump called “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” a “phony book” and claimed that he'd never spoken to its author, Michael Wolff.

“Look at this guy’s past and watch what happens to him and Sloppy Steve!” Trump wrote. He appeared to be referring to former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon, whose stunning criticisms of Trump and his circle figure prominently in the title.

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  • Immigration
  • His schedule
  • Accolades

President Trump tweeted thanks to Republican senators who attended a meeting about possible immigration legislation on Thursday.

In his message, Trump also listed his top priorities when it comes to any type of overhaul of the nation’s immigration system.

Trump’s tweet echoed his remarks at the beginning of Thursday’s meeting, when he insisted again that constructing a border wall and overhauling two legal immigration programs must be part of any deal with Democrats to protect the so-called Dreamers from deportation.

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  • Accolades
  • Politics and polls

President Trump has resumed his Twitter war against NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to protest social injustice and racial inequality. 

In a tweet early Thursday, Trump replied to a supporter who shared a meme that appears to depict family members lying on the grave of a fallen soldier with the caption: “This is why we stand.”

“Show this picture to the NFL players who still kneel!” Trump wrote.

  • Accolades
  • Politics and polls

President Trump has resumed his Twitter war against NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to protest social injustice and racial inequality. 

In a tweet early Thursday, Trump replied to a supporter who shared a meme that appears to depict family members lying on the grave of a fallen soldier with the caption: “This is why we stand.”

“Show this picture to the NFL players who still kneel!” Trump wrote.

  • Foreign policy
  • North Korea

President Trump says his tough stance on nuclear weapons on the Korean peninsula is helping push North Korea and South Korea to talk.

Trump tweeted early Thursday:

That assertion is in conflict with some of the president’s own statements. Last year, he ridiculed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for talking about negotiations with the North.

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  • Foreign policy
  • North Korea

President Trump says his tough stance on nuclear weapons on the Korean peninsula is helping push North Korea and South Korea to talk.

Trump tweeted early Thursday:

That assertion is in conflict with some of the president’s own statements. Last year, he ridiculed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for talking about negotiations with the North.

  • Voter fraud
  • Politics and polls

One day after disbanding his troubled voter fraud commission without any findings of fraud, President Trump continued to call the U.S. voting system “rigged” and said states should require that Americans have voter-identification cards.

In two tweets on Thursday morning, Trump blamed the commission’s failure on the lack of cooperation from “mostly Democrat States” that refused to hand over voter rolls “because they know that many people are voting illegally.” However, voting supervisors in Republican-led states refused as well, objecting on privacy and other grounds.

Despite Trump’s assertions, analysts have not found evidence of widespread voter fraud.

  • Accolades
  • Domestic policy
  • The economy

President Trump touted “another good day” for the stock market Wednesday in a tweet.

Big gains for technology and healthcare stocks helped U.S. indexes set records again Wednesday. Some analysts attributed the surge to investor enthusiasm for Trump's $1.5-trillion tax cut.

All told, Wall Street analysts estimate the tax package should boost earnings for companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index by roughly 8% this year. That's much more generous than the average tax cut of 1.6% that middle-class families will receive, according to the Tax Policy Center.

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  • Accolades
  • Domestic policy
  • The economy

President Trump touted “another good day” for the stock market Wednesday in a tweet.

Big gains for technology and healthcare stocks helped U.S. indexes set records again Wednesday. Some analysts attributed the surge to investor enthusiasm for Trump's $1.5-trillion tax cut.

All told, Wall Street analysts estimate the tax package should boost earnings for companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index by roughly 8% this year. That's much more generous than the average tax cut of 1.6% that middle-class families will receive, according to the Tax Policy Center.

  • Accolades

President Trump mourned the death of Mormon Church leader Thomas S. Monson on Wednesday evening.

Trump tweeted a link to a statement in which he said that Monson “demonstrated wisdom, inspired leadership, and great compassion” and delivered a message of “optimism, forgiveness, and faith.”

A church bishop at the age of 22, Monson became the youngest church apostle ever in 1963 at the age of 36. He served as a counselor for three church presidents before assuming the role of the top leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in February 2008.