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President Trump promoted an appearance by his daughter Ivanka Trump during which she adroitly sidestepped the burning questions about the White House's latest scandals and promoting its infrastructure and workforce initiatives.

The White House special advisor, who said she was in New York for her sister-in-law's baby shower and is currently promoting her book "Women Who Work," defended husband Jared Kushner's role in the administration and scolded the media for its "viciousness" and "ferocity" in covering her father's presidency during her Monday appearance on "Fox & Friends." (She'll appear on the show again on Thursday.)

When co-host Brian Kilmeade asked about the outcome of last week's revelatory hearings with ousted FBI Director James B. Comey, Trump declined to share her thoughts about the topic. She instead rehashed her father's tweet about Comey's incendiary testimony and spun her response to get back on message.

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President Trump boards Air Force One before departing from Newark Liberty Airport in Newark, N.J., on Sunday.
President Trump boards Air Force One before departing from Newark Liberty Airport in Newark, N.J., on Sunday. (Mandel Ngan / AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump tweeted about:

  1. Economic gains since the 2016 election and what he said was the "fake news" media's failure to report them
  2. The role of his policies in achieving those economic gains
  3. Former FBI Director James B. Comey's "leaks"
  4. His belief that Democrats are obstructing him
  5. His daughter Ivanka's upcoming appearance on "Fox & Friends"
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  • The economy

President Trump tweeted his disdain for the "#FakeNews MSM" — or "mainstream" media — and claimed that there's been little reporting on the "great economic news" that's taken place since his election.

In a tweet sent later in the evening, Trump appeared to explicitly credit his policies with achieving the economic momentum.

Still, many of Trump's key economic policy pledges remain works in progress.

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  • Russia
  • James Comey
  • Fox News

President Trump took to Twitter to promote an upcoming appearance by daughter Ivanka on Fox News' "Fox & Friends."

Minutes later, the president retweeted two messages from "Fox & Friends," both featuring clips of its June 9 episode, which aired in the aftermath of former FBI Director James B. Comey's appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

Though Comey testified that he believed he was fired to impede the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and possible ties with members of Trump's campaign, "Fox & Friends" largely framed the hearing as a win for the president.

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  • The economy
  • Politics and polls

President Trump slammed Democrats, claiming the party has no message beyond the obstruction of his agenda.

It wasn't immediately clear what prompted his comment, which came as Republicans stared down a legislative calendar with little to show for their hold on the House, Senate and White House.

Progress on Trump's legislative agenda was being stalled by the GOP’s inability to fulfill its long promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, as Senate Republicans lacked consensus on how to do so without leaving millions more Americans uninsured. That left them facing a legislative logjam that could imperil other priorities, such as tax reform and infrastructure.

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  • Insults
  • Russia
  • James Comey

President Trump tweeted criticism of James B. Comey, focusing on the former FBI director’s acknowledgment to the Senate Intelligence Committee that he had used an intermediary to leak to the news media the existence of notes he had kept memorializing his private conversations with Trump.

Comey, in his appearance before the Senate panel Thursday, said he decided to write memos for the FBI after his meetings and phone calls with Trump because he didn’t trust the president to tell the truth.

He testified that he asked a friend to share the memos' contents with a reporter in the hopes that the disclosure would prompt the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Anti-Sharia law protesters and Trump supporters march along the beach during a "March Against Sharia" demonstration June 10 in Oceanside.
Anti-Sharia law protesters and Trump supporters march along the beach during a "March Against Sharia" demonstration June 10 in Oceanside. (Sandy Huffaker / AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump tweeted about:

  1. His weekly address

President Trump tweeted a video of his weekly address, which recapped the broad blueprint for infrastructure overhaul that he laid out earlier in the week.

Trump's remarks brought to a close "infrastructure week," which was heavy on the pomp but light when it came to actual policy, The Times' Noah Bierman reported:

"It will be year’s end, White House aides said, before Trump sends Congress even the general principles for achieving one of his biggest campaign promises: a $1-trillion investment over 10 years to rebuild the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

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President Trump flips through environmental impact statements while speaking about infrastructure investment and deregulation at the Department of Transportation in Washington on Friday, June 9, 2017.
President Trump flips through environmental impact statements while speaking about infrastructure investment and deregulation at the Department of Transportation in Washington on Friday, June 9, 2017. (Michael Reynolds / EPA)

President Trump tweeted about:

  1. His response to former FBI Director James B. Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee
  2. His gratitude toward Fox News' "Fox & Friends" for its "great reporting"
  3. His congratulations to House Republicans for voting to repeal Dodd-Frank reforms
  4. His appearances earlier in the week at a gathering of evangelical conservatives, a White House infrastructure summit and an Ohio event aimed at pushing his infrastructure investment plan
  5. His speech at the Department of Transportation
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President Trump shared a video of his remarks Friday at the Department of Transportation, where he highlighted his goal of making it easier to modernize U.S. highways, railways and rivers by streamlining the permitting process. 

Trump announced that the administration was creating a new council to help project managers navigate the bureaucratic maze, and to help improve transparency by creating an online system where projects can be tracked through every step of the approval process.

He said federal agencies that consistently delay projects by missing deadlines will face new penalties.