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President Trump is known to be a fan of Fox News morning show "Fox & Friends."

He appeared to be watching early Monday, amid mounting reports that a grand jury had approved an indictment in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in last year's election.

Less than an hour before news broke that former Trump campaign manager Robert Manafort Jr. and his top deputy Richard W. Gates III were the targets of the indictment, Trump tweeted about a segment that had just aired on the show.

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President Trump moved quickly Monday to distance himself and the White House from the indictment of his former campaign chairman and a top deputy on charges of conspiracy and money laundering.

Paul Manafort and Richard W. Gates III were charged by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, who is investigating interactions between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

In a tweet a short time after the news became public, the president tried to shift the focus elsewhere, asking why Hillary Clinton and the Democrats aren't the focus of the probe.

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President Trump expressed renewed frustration Sunday over the investigations into alleged ties between his campaign associates and Russian government officials, saying on Twitter that the "facts are pouring out" about links to Russia by his former presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton.

"DO SOMETHING!" Trump urged in one of six morning tweets.

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President Trump expressed renewed frustration Sunday over the investigations into alleged ties between his campaign associates and Russian government officials, saying on Twitter that the "facts are pouring out" about links to Russia by his former presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton.

"DO SOMETHING!" Trump urged in one of six morning tweets.

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After a string of tame tweets sent earlier in the afternoon, President Trump appeared unable to resist taking a dig at filmmaker and liberal activist Michael Moore on Saturday.

In a tweet, Trump denounced Moore's Broadway show as "a TOTAL BOMB" and noted it "was forced to close. Sad!"

Trump prefaced the sentiment with an admission that it was "not at all presidential."

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President Trump complained Saturday that there has been "very little reporting about the GREAT GDP numbers" showing that the economy grew at an annual rate of 3% in the third quarter.

"Best consecutive [quarters] in years!" Trump tweeted.

The Commerce Department reported Friday that the July-September advance in the gross domestic product — the country's total output of goods and services — followed a 3.1% rise in the second quarter.  It marked the first time in three years that growth has hit at least 3% for two consecutive quarters.

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President Trump complained Saturday that there has been "very little reporting about the GREAT GDP numbers" showing that the economy grew at an annual rate of 3% in the third quarter.

"Best consecutive [quarters] in years!" Trump tweeted.

The Commerce Department reported Friday that the July-September advance in the gross domestic product — the country's total output of goods and services — followed a 3.1% rise in the second quarter.  It marked the first time in three years that growth has hit at least 3% for two consecutive quarters.

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President Trump shared a video clip of remarks on the opioid crisis he delivered Thursday, when he made sweeping new promises to mobilize the federal government against the deadly epidemic but stopped short of a major new commitment of resources to fight it.

Trump directed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to declare a limited 90-day public health emergency, but he declined to declare a broader national emergency or ask Congress to fund any expansion in treatment or insurance coverage for Americans struggling with addiction.

This post contains reporting from Times staff writer Noam N. Levey

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President Trump sought Friday to downplay ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion among members of his campaign team.

Trump tweeted: "It is now commonly agreed, after many months of COSTLY looking, that there was NO collusion between Russia and Trump."

Trump instead accused Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, to whom he referred by her initials, "HC," of colluding with Russia.

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President Trump sought Friday to downplay ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion among members of his campaign team.

Trump tweeted: "It is now commonly agreed, after many months of COSTLY looking, that there was NO collusion between Russia and Trump."

Trump instead accused Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, to whom he referred by her initials, "HC," of colluding with Russia.