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President Trump and the first lady visited victims and first responders Wednesday in Las Vegas, where a gunman killed 58 people at a country music festival on Sunday.

During the visit, Trump praised those who rushed into action during the massacre, and he told family members of the victims, “You are not alone. We will never leave your side.”

“We know that your sorrow feels endless,” he said. “We stand beside you to help carry your pain.”

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President Trump took aim at the "fake news" media Wednesday morning in a string of tweets.

That came amid persistent reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson planned to resign over foreign policy differences with Trump.

Trump appeared to take particular issue with an NBC News report that also claimed that Tillerson had called Trump a “moron” at a Pentagon meeting this summer, and that Vice President Mike Pence had to persuade Tillerson not to quit after Trump delivered a partisan political speech to the Boy Scouts Jamboree in July.

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President Trump praised police in Las Vegas two days after a mass shooting killed at least 58 people.

In a tweet on Tuesday, Trump called a "miracle" the speed with which officers were able to find the shooter, who fired into a crowd of 22,000 people from a perch high above the fairgrounds where a music festival was held.

From the first reports of gunshots at 10:08 p.m. Sunday, it would be 72 chaotic minutes before a SWAT team crept down a carpeted hallway on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and blew open the hotel room occupied by suspected gunman Stephen Paddock.

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Brushing aside criticism of his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, President Trump visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday, hailing the recovery effort as an “amazing job” by first responders, telling officials they should be “proud” of a death toll that stood in double digits instead of thousands.

Nearly two weeks after the Category 4 storm raked the island, Trump, making his fourth visit to a hurricane zone in a month, lavished praise on local officials who spoke highly of him, while taking a veiled swipe at the mayor of San Juan, the capital, who had characterized initial recovery efforts as ineffective.

In a televised meeting with officials in a hangar at Muniz Air National Guard Base, Trump struck an upbeat note about progress made since the storm struck on Sept. 20, knocking out the power grid, snatching away cellphone service, isolating dozens of rural communities and leaving hundreds of thousands scrambling for food, water, medicine, cash and gasoline.

President Trump called for prayer and unity in the face of "an act of pure evil" in a somber address from the White House Monday, hours after a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert killed dozens of people.

The shooter “brutally murdered more than 50 people and wounded hundreds more. It was an act of pure evil," he said.

In a tweet, the president extended his "warmest condolences and sympathies" to the victims and their families.

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The Trump administration faced more backlash Friday over the unfolding Hurricane Maria humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, despite the president and other officials indicating the federal government was fully engaged in providing relief.

President Trump defended his administration's response in a series of tweets.

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz was among the most vocal critics of the federal government’s response, saying acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke’s reference a day earlier to relief efforts as a good news story was inappropriate. The situation was about life and death, Cruz said.

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President Trump on Monday directed his education secretary to prioritize science and technology education and spend at least $200 million annually on competitive grants so schools can broaden access to computer science education in particular.

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and senior White House advisor on workforce issues, told reporters during a telephone briefing earlier Monday that it is vital that students, especially girls and racial minorities, learn how to write computer code and study computer science.

On Friday, the president shared a video that featured some of his daughter's comments about the initiative.

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President Trump tweeted his thanks after giving a speech to the National Assn. of Manufacturers on Friday in Washington.

In his remarks, Trump repeated his assertion that the Republican tax plan benefited the middle class more than the wealthy.

“By eliminating the tax breaks and special-interest loopholes that primarily benefit the wealthy, our framework ensures that the benefits of tax reform go to the middle class, not the highest earners,” he said.

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President Trump issued a congratulatory tweet Sunday after the Americans won the Presidents Cup for the seventh consecutive time.

Trump arrived at Liberty National in Jersey City, N.J., about 45 minutes before the Americans secured the gold trophy that he was to present to them.

Trump, the honorary chairman of the matches, is the first sitting president to attend on the final day and present the trophy. He dedicated the award to the people who have endured hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

President Trump extended well wishes Saturday to those observing the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.

Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, began Friday at sundown.