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President Trump leaves the 72nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., on Saturday, July 15, 2017.
President Trump leaves the 72nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., on Saturday, July 15, 2017. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump tweeted about:

  1. The stock market
  2. Recent revelations regarding contacts between Russians and members of his presidential campaign team, which he called a "hoax"
  3. His weekly address, in which he urged Republican senators to pass healthcare legislation
  4. His appearance Saturday at his New Jersey golf club for the U.S. Women's Open
  5. His plan to attend the final round of the Women's Open at his club Sunday
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  • Russia
  • The economy

President Trump on Saturday used Twitter to champion the economy while decrying as a "hoax" recent revelations regarding contacts between Russian officials and members of his presidential campaign team.

Last weekend, the New York Times reported that Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., had met during the 2016 campaign with Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.

Trump Jr. initially downplayed the political nature of the meeting, telling the paper that it had primarily concerned adoptions.

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After attending the U.S. Women's Open at his New Jersey golf club Friday and Saturday, President Trump tweeted that he planned to be there Sunday, as well.

The message marked the fifth time in two days Trump tweeted about the event, which is being held at his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.

Trump has spent numerous weekends visiting his properties and golf courses since taking office, raising alarms from ethics experts and critics who say he is using the presidency to bolster his properties' profiles and enrich himself.

  • His schedule
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  • The economy

President Trump continued to tweet about his attendance at the U.S. Women's Open, which is taking place this weekend at his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.

Sporting his signature red "Make America Great Again" cap, Trump arrived Saturday to cheers from fans watching the tournament at his club.

"We love you, Donald!" they shouted, as he made his way into an enclosed viewing area with large windows looking out onto the course.

  • Healthcare
  • His schedule
  • Domestic policy
  • Politics and polls

President Trump shared a video clip of his weekly address, in which he championed the revised GOP healthcare bill before the U.S. Senate and said that senators will next week vote on the legislation to roll back the Affordable Care Act.

"The Senate healthcare bill stops the Obamacare disaster, expands choice and drives down costs," Trump said in his remarks. "And I want to tell you the Republican senators are working very hard to get something that’s going to be really, really good – the opposite of the big lie which was Obamacare."

A full transcript of his address is here.

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President Trump acknowledges well-wishers as he arrives at the 72nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminister, N.J.
President Trump acknowledges well-wishers as he arrives at the 72nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminister, N.J. (Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump tweeted about:

  1. His push for Republican senators to pass revised healthcare legislation
  2. Lavish praise of his visit to Paris at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron
  3. An expression of solidarity with France on the anniversary of last year's terrorist attack in Nice
  4. His plans to attend the U.S. Women's Open at his New Jersey golf club both Friday and Saturday
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After attending the U.S. Women's Open at his New Jersey golf club on Friday, President Trump tweeted that he planned to be there Saturday, too.

The president's arrival at his club on Friday created such a commotion that crowds at the U.S. Women's Open were asked to keep it down as golfers Lexi Thompson, Brooke Henderson and Stacy Lewis approached the 15th green.

Trump, fresh off a quick trip to France, turned up in a glassed-off patio of the clubhouse with son Eric by his side.

  • Foreign policy
  • His schedule
  • Accolades
  • Terrorism

President Trump has had notably tense relations with several European leaders, particularly German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

But French President Emmanuel Macron, a politician of the center-left who won his election in part by capturing votes from the center-right, appears to have decided to try to establish a closer connection, despite Trump’s fairly open preference during this year’s French election for his opponent, Marine Le Pen, the right-wing nationalist.

The wooing of Trump began two weeks ago, when Macron invited him to watch the Bastille Day parade on Friday, noting that the event this year would commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I.

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One of President Trump's golf courses is hosting this weekend's U.S. Women's Open. Trump was in France this week to celebrate Bastille Day and meet with French President Emmanuel Macron, and he tweeted Friday morning that he had left Paris and would be heading to New Jersey for the tournament.

The event at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., was expected to draw protesters Friday who have criticized the U.S. Golf Assn., which operates the tournament, for not moving it to a different venue after audio surfaced last year of Trump making derogatory comments about women.

  • Healthcare
  • Domestic policy
  • Politics and polls

With Republicans' bid to roll back the Affordable Care Act only a vote away from collapse, President Trump took to Twitter Friday to urge GOP senators to pass revised healthcare legislation unveiled the day before.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been meeting behind closed doors to adjust the legislation after being forced to abandon a vote last month amid a revolt within his party. Republicans have promised for seven years to repeal Obamacare, but the process is proving more difficult than expected.