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President Trump continued to comment on a special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to replace the seat left vacant when Tom Price became his Health and Human Services secretary.

The day before, Trump ripped media coverage of the race, as well as a separate special election in Kansas' 4th Congressional District that took place April 11. In a tweet, he suggested that news outlets had downplayed Republicans' win in Kansas and would do the same if the GOP won the Georgia election, which is set for Tuesday.

The front-runner in the Georgia race is 30-year-old Jon Ossoff, who is trying to escape a runoff by gaining a majority over 11 Republicans.

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President Trump shared a link to the Rasmussen Reports daily presidential tracking poll, which put his approval rating at 50%.

Earlier in the day, Trump also retweeted a message from the Drudge Report linking to the same poll results.

There's some evidence to suggest that the Rasmussen result may be an outlier, as other recent polls have estimated Trump's approval rating to be lower.

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President Trump promoted his upcoming visit to Wisconsin by sharing a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel report that his election and early presidency have spurred a surge in optimism among small businesses in the area.

Trump planned to tout his call to "buy American and hire American" on Tuesday during a stop at tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc.'s world headquarters in Kenosha, Wis.

Snap-on said in a statement that Trump's visit is "an encouraging development in highlighting the essential nature of American manufacturing to our nation's future."

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President Trump derided media coverage of two special House elections spurred by vacancies created when Republican incumbents moved to the Trump Cabinet.

The first took place Tuesday in Kansas' 4th Congressional District, which Trump dominated in the presidential election. State Treasurer Ron Estes, a Republican, won a single-digit victory over Democratic civil rights attorney James Thompson. The outcome marked a far closer race than Democrats have pulled off there in recent years.

The second will take place this Tuesday in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, where Republicans have held the congressional seat since 1979. Democrat Jon Ossoff is trying to escape a runoff by gaining a majority over 11 Republican rivals, and polls put him within striking distance of that goal.

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President Trump tweeted about the growth of the U.S. military, which he described as a necessity.

That prompted a stern warning from Trump's senior security advisor, H.R. McMaster, who said Sunday that the president "will take action" if North Korea continues to threaten the United States.

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President Trump defended his retreat from his campaign promise to label China a currency manipulator and suggested the country was working with his administration on a solution to rising tensions with North Korea.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Trump discussed North Korea in an April 12 phone call, as well as during meetings in Florida the week before.

China is North Korea's most important ally and trading partner, and Trump has suggested he might bargain aspects of his trade agenda for its help pressuring Pyongyang to end its nuclear program.

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President Trump says “someone should look into who paid” for the rallies around the country Saturday that urged him to release his tax returns. 

Thousands of sign-waving, chanting protesters marched Saturday through streets across America, including downtown L.A., demanding that the president release his tax returns so the public can examine his business ties and determine whether he has links to foreign powers. 

In Berkeley, hundreds of pro-Trump demonstrators and counter-protesters clashed at a “Patriots Day” rally, the third time the groups engaged in violent confrontations on city streets in recent months.

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President Trump's motorcade leaves his golf club in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, April 15.
President Trump's motorcade leaves his golf club in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, April 15. (Jim Watson / AFP/Getty Images)

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Nothing, marking just the second time since his inauguration that his Twitter account showed no activity for an entire day.

Trump's uncharacteristic silence came as North Korea attempted a new missile launch from an eastern city on the Sea of Japan, but the operation ended in failure shortly after launch. 

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The motorcade for President Trump arrives at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Friday.
The motorcade for President Trump arrives at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Friday. (Alex Brandon / Associated Press)

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