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How Not to Smooth Things Over With the CIA

The president’s strained relationship with the intelligence community goes back to his visit to Langley just a day after his inauguration.
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Editor’s Note: This article is one of 50 in a series about Trump's first two years as president.

On President Donald Trump’s first full day in office, he crossed the Potomac to visit CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, where he attempted to assure the intelligence professionals gathered there that nobody—nobody—cared about the agency more than.  

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