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Democratic senators call for probe into whether Trump's jobs tweet led to market manipulation

WASHINGTON - Three Democratic senators want federal regulators to investigate whether there was any manipulation in financial markets after President Trump's tweet last week suggesting a strong jobs report was about to be released.

"President Trump recklessly violated federal rules and years of precedent by telegraphing financial data that has the power to move our markets," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who joined

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