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Mueller Russia Probe Moves Into The White House And GOP's Math Problem On Taxes

The investigation into Russian election interference encircles the White House with interviews of staff close to the president. And the GOP is struggling to make the numbers work for their tax bill.
President Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as they pose for a group photo ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit leaders gala dinner in Vietnam last week. Source: Mikhail Klimentyev

On his Asia trip last week, somewhere over Vietnam on Air Force One, President Trump told reporters he had asked Vladimir Putin again if Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.

"He said he didn't meddle," the president said. "He said he didn't meddle. I asked him again. You can only ask so many times."

Trump added: "Every time he sees me, he says, 'I didn't do that.' And I believe — I really believe, that when he tells me that, he means it. ... I think he is very

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