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President Trump aired his frustration with China in a string of tweets Saturday.

The day before, North Korea had launched its second intercontinental ballistic missile in less than a month, according to Pentagon officials.

China is North Korea's most important ally and trading partner, and Trump has suggested the country could play a key role in pressuring Pyongyang to end its nuclear program.

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President Trump tweeted that the U.S. stock market is up nearly 20% since he was elected.

The Dow Jones industrial average is up about 19% since Trump was elected on Nov. 8, 2016. The Standard & Poor's 500 index has climbed 15.5% and the Nasdaq composite has surged nearly 23%.

The Commerce Department announced Friday that the U.S. economy expanded this spring at a solid 2.6% annual rate.

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President Trump was back on Twitter early Saturday morning, closing out a chaotic and disappointing week with one of his signature online rants. 

He took no responsibility for the collapse of the GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, instead suggesting Senate leaders are weak for refusing to change filibuster rules.

(Even with the change in rules Trump is calling for, there were still not enough GOP votes in the Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act.)

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Frustrated by the failure of the Obamacare repeal in the Senate, President Trump on Saturday threatened to end federal subsidies for healthcare insurance – for Congress as well as the rest of the country.

Such a move could cause havoc and much higher premiums in insurance markets, since many low- and moderate-income people depend on those subsidies to help cover the cost of their policies. Through a series of administrative maneuvers by Congress and the Obama administration, members and their staffs also benefit from those subsidies.

Targeting congressional healthcare might score Trump some populist points with his base, but it would likely come at a cost of poisoning his relationship with Congress. Just making the threat on Saturday highlights how far things have eroded between Trump and top GOP lawmakers.

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President Trump tweeted Saturday that the Republicans effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is not dead.

A dramatically slimmed-down repeal bill failed early Friday in the Senate when three Republicans joined all Democrats and independents in voting against the measure.

In his tweet, Trump urged lawmakers to demand another vote before passing any other legislation.

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President Trump on Friday called for police and immigration officials to be “rough” with suspected gang members in order to rid the country of “animals” he said are terrorizing communities.

“Please don’t be too nice,” Trump told police recruits at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, a heavily Latino suburb of New York. “Like when you guys put somebody in the car and you’re protecting their head, you know the way you put their hand so they don’t hit their head and they’ve just killed somebody … you can take that hand away.’’

He implied that he was satisfied with rough handling of suspects by the police. “When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon — you just see them thrown in, rough,” he said.

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Seventeen Long Island slayings have been attributed to Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13, an international gang that traces its roots to Salvadoran immigrants in Los Angeles.

Now the killings have become Exhibit A for the Trump administration in its crackdown against illegal immigration.

President Trump is due here Friday to address the subject, and Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions, visiting El Salvador this week, announced Thursday with his Salvadoran counterpart that prosecutors there had filed criminal charges against 113 MS-13 members.

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President Trump announced on Twitter that he has replaced Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff after weeks of turmoil in the West Wing.

Retired Gen. John Kelly, head of the Department of Homeland Security, will replace Preibus, Trump said.

Priebus had been feuding with Anthony Scaramucci, Trump's incoming communications director, who in recent days implied that Priebus was responsible for some of the leaks from within the White House.

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Here's what President Trump had to say shortly after the healthcare bill failed in the Senate

He was back on Twitter in the morning to add more, focusing on the legislative process: 

Senators early Friday narrowly rejected a dramatically slimmed-down Obamacare repeal bill, even after being promised by GOP leaders that the measure would never actually become law.

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President Trump tweeted another push for Senate Republicans to pass healthcare legislation.

The tweet was strikingly similar to a message Trump sent about 15 hours earlier in which he wrote, "Come on Republican Senators, you can do it on Healthcare. After 7 years, this is your chance to shine!"

Trump's tweet late Thursday came minutes after Senate Republicans introduced their last-ditch effort to advance the GOP's Obamacare repeal campaign, a "skinny" bill they don't want to become law but hope to use as a vehicle for further negotiations with the House.