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President Trump woke up Saturday with a lot on his mind.

It's all there in his Twitter feed.

Trump sent 10 tweets starting about 3:30 a.m. and ending shortly before he left the White House on a trip to Norfolk, Va., where he helped hand over a new aircraft carrier, the Gerald R. Ford, to the Navy.

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President Trump, in one of a long string of Saturday morning tweets venting various frustrations, confirmed that he is pondering presidential pardons related to the probe into his campaign's potential collusion with Russia.

In the tweet, Trump said a president "has complete power to pardon," suggesting he believes he can pardon himself, or is at least not ruling it out.

There are mixed opinions as to whether the law would allow him to pardon himself.

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President Trump shakes the hand of Lauren Bruner as survivors of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor visit the White House on Friday, July 21, 2017.
President Trump shakes the hand of Lauren Bruner as survivors of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor visit the White House on Friday, July 21, 2017. (Chris Kleponis / Pool / Getty Images)

President Trump tweeted about:

  1. A reminder that the White House is celebrating "Made in America" week
  2. Indicators of economic optimism
  3. His meeting with survivors of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor
  4. Praise for Sean Spicer after his abrupt resignation as White House press secretary

President Trump had kind words for his well-known but increasingly sidelined press secretary, Sean Spicer, who resigned abruptly on Friday.

In a tweet sent hours after Spicer told the president of his decision, Trump called Spicer a "wonderful person" with a bright future, but also lashed out at the "fake news media," which he said subjected Spicer to "tremendous abuse."

Spicer resigned after learning that Trump had hired Anthony Scaramucci, a New York financier and frequent Trump defender on Fox News, as communications director.

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Amid snowballing revelations stemming from investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the sudden departure of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, President Trump continued to tout economic optimism in tweets on Friday.

Trump first shared a clip from an episode of Fox Business Network's "Varney & Co." in which host Stuart Varney credited Trump with having added $4.1 trillion to the nation's wealth since he was elected.

Trump campaigned on a pro-business agenda, and stock prices have continued setting record highs since he took office.

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As part of a weeklong focus on American-made goods, President Trump has posed in a firetruck, donned a white Stetson and chatted about domestically-produced pillows. 

But the painstakingly arranged "Made in America" events were largely drowned out by the tumult surrounding healthcare legislation in the Senate.

Trump embraced the "Made in America" theme at a kickoff event Monday that featured products from all 50 states displayed inside and outside the White House. Speaking to assembled business owners and executives, he promised that "restoring American manufacturing will not only restore our wealth, it will restore our pride and pride in ourselves."

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President Trump welcomed to the White House three survivors of the sinking of the Arizona, which took place during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

Trump met with the three men Friday in the Oval Office and thanked them for their service, calling them "a living example of true American courage." His full remarks are available here.

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President Trump uses a machine to attempt to crush a newly designed pharmaceutical glass bottle alongside Corning CEO Wendell Weeks during a "Made in America" week event at the White House on July 20.
President Trump uses a machine to attempt to crush a newly designed pharmaceutical glass bottle alongside Corning CEO Wendell Weeks during a "Made in America" week event at the White House on July 20. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump tweeted about:

  1. A meeting at the Pentagon with Defense Secretary James N. Mattis
  2. A compilation of speeches from his first six months in office
  3. A new pharmaceutical packaging initiative that he says will create jobs
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President Trump tweeted video footage of his remarks Thursday at a White House event to promote a new packaging initiative announced by specialty glass maker Corning and pharmaceutical companies Merck & Co. and Pfizer Inc.

The three companies have partnered to modernize and expand the manufacturing of pharmaceutical glass packaging in the United States, Trump said.

He said that the initiative is expected to create new jobs, as much of the work had previously been conducted overseas.

President Trump shared a highlight reel consisting of excerpts from speeches he delivered during his first six months in office.

The video contained clips from Trump's inaugural address in January and his first joint address to Congress in February.

It also contained portions of speeches Trump delivered: