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  • Healthcare
  • Foreign policy
  • Insults
  • North Korea

Trump covered a wide range of topics Saturday on Twitter, from criticism of John McCain's vote against the latest Obamacare repeal effort, to the Warriors' decision not to come to the White House, to North Korea. 

Following his tweets on healthcare, Trump tweeted his endorsement of Luther Strange, the candidate running to replace Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions in Alabama. 

At the Alabama rally to support Strange, Trump pivoted to North Korea, escalating his insults against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He continued his comments on Twitter later. 

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  • Immigration

The Trump administration announced a new ban Sunday on most travel to the U.S. by nationals of seven countries — North Korea and six in the Mideast and North Africa.

The order replaces the much-disputed travel ban that President Trump issued in March, parts of which were blocked in court. That order, a revision of one Trump issued during his first days in office, expired Sunday. The latest version, which will be indefinite, takes full effect on Oct. 18.

Trump tweeted out a press release about the administration's new procedures.

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) delivered a potentially fatal blow to the latest Republican effort to roll back the Affordable Care Act on Friday.

President Trump responded to the senior Arizona senator in a series of tweets early Saturday morning.

The bill, written by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.), was initially dismissed by many GOP senators, but a looming deadline and pressure to fulfill their pledge to repeal Obamacare prompted Senate Republican leaders and the White House to launch a new attempt to round up the votes needed to get it done.

  • Healthcare
  • Domestic policy
  • Politics and polls

President Trump lashed out Friday at a Republican senator who opposes the GOP's last-ditch effort to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has said he would not vote for the bill, which he complained maintains too much of the current law’s government spending on healthcare.

GOP leaders plan to bring the legislation to the Senate floor next week, and Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have been calling senators for days trying to build support.

  • Foreign policy
  • Insults
  • North Korea

President Trump isn't going to let Kim Jong Un get the last word. 

The North Korean leader continued the spat between Pyongyang and Washington on Friday, calling Trump a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard.”

The U.S. president responded with a Friday morning tweet,  labeling Kim "a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people."

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  • Accolades

As the first airline flights to hurricane-battered Puerto Rico arrived Friday, President Trump tweeted thanks to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker "for all of the help you have given to the U.S."

Two American Airlines planes from Miami and one from Philadelphia arrived at San Juan's Luis Munoz Marin International Airport Friday morning. The flights carried relief supplies and federal airport screeners to help staff security checkpoints at the airport, an airline spokesman said.

Another plane got halfway to Puerto Rico before returning to Miami because the San Juan airport couldn't handle another plane.

  • On the media
  • Insults
  • Russia
  • The Clintons

President Trump on Friday called allegations of Russian election meddling a "hoax," and insisted the media was the "greatest influence" on the 2016 campaign.

Trump's tweets early Friday appeared to respond to Facebook's announcement that it will provide to congressional investigators the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency.

Facebook has faced growing pressure from members of Congress to release the content of the ads. The company has already handed over the ads to the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

  • His schedule
  • Politics and polls

President Trump will swoop into Alabama on Friday to bolster the campaign of Sen. Luther Strange, a soft-spoken former state attorney general now in danger of losing the seat he was tapped to fill just months ago after Jeff Sessions joined the administration.

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President Trump wrapped up his Thursday tweets with a simple assessment, apparently referring to plans for new sanctions against North Korea. He also met with the presidents of Japan and South Korea, and you just know who they were talking about.

On Friday, Trump tweeted a promotional video of his time at the United Nations General Assembly.

The president also thanked a supporter who tweeted that Trump's address to the U.N. was "the best speech I have ever heard a sitting US President make in my lifetime."

  • Foreign policy
  • His schedule
  • Accolades

President Trump and the king of Jordan vowed Wednesday to continue working together to fight terrorism in the Middle East.

Trump touted the ties between the two nations, saying, "Never has the relationship been better than it is right now." He also praised King Abdullah II's efforts to take in a wave of refugees from war-torn Syria.

In turn, the king praised the two nations' "special relationship" and denounced terrorism as "a scourge around the world."