Trump boasts about progress despite 'Russia, Russia, Russia' coverage

Trump boasts about progress despite 'Russia, Russia, Russia' coverage
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President Trump boasted about his administration's progress in the face of the ongoing Russia probes on Sunday, saying Democrats have used Russia as an excuse for losing the 2016 presidential election. 

"Since the first day I took office, all you hear is the phony Democrat excuse for losing the election, Russia, Russia, Russia. Despite this I have the economy booming and have possibly done more than any 10 month President. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" the president tweeted. 

The tweet comes as special counsel Robert Mueller and various congressional panels probe Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election, as well as alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. 

Trump's tweet also comes as he returns to Washington for a busy week after the Thanksgiving holiday.


The president is expected to visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of a possible vote on tax reform this week. 

The administration and Republicans are looking to score their first major legislative victory since gaining power in Congress and the White House in January. 

Republicans already failed to make good on their seven-year campaign promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare earlier this year.