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Witcover: Trump's generals add stability to administration

Witcover: Trump's generals add stability to administration

With President Trump on a "working vacation" at his New Jersey golf club and with Congress on its summer recess, there's hope for at least modest relief from the political chaos that has dominated his first six months in office.

Some legislators continue to consider resurrecting the failed fight to repeal and replace Obamacare. Others remain focused on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and any coordination between Moscow and the Trump campaign. Lawmakers from both parties have taken steps to shield Mr. Mueller from possible firing by Mr. Trump.

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