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Northwest Herald| Sat Dec 02 19:22:11 EST 2017
WASHINGTON – For President Donald Trump, this is a best-of-times, worst-of-times moment. So far. The president was up early Saturday celebrating the Senate’s overnight passage of a sweeping tax overhaul package that puts him on the cusp of a major legislative achievement that has so far eluded him. But within hours, he was tweeting and commenting about Russia, even in the midst of a victory tour in New York celebrating the advance of the tax overhaul. That victory was clouded by Friday’s news that Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was pleading guilty to lying to the FBI about his Russian contacts during the presidential transition. Flynn is cooperating with special cou..

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