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June 1: Trump announces withdrawal of U.S. from Paris climate-change accord.
June 5: White House spokesperson Sean Spicer advises that the bar to entry into the U.S. by persons from specified Muslim-dominated countries is not a "travel ban."
June 16: Trump signs Executive Order rolling back improved relations with Cuba.
June 22: Senate unveils its own health care bill, which had been developed in secrecy. Vote is expected before July 4 recess.
June 23: The New York Times publishes "definitive list”"of lies told by Trump since Inauguration Day.
June 27: Trump attacks CNN for "fake news," after the cable network retracts a story alleging connection between Russia and an associate of the president.
June 27: Supreme Court agrees to hear "travel ban" case in October. Meanwhile, the Court permits a temporary partial ban on persons entering the U.S. from six Muslim-dominated countries.
June 28: Three public-opinion polls reveal exceptionally low approval ratings (12 to 17 percent) for Senate version of health-coverage bill.
June 29: Trump attacks Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program, asserting that during a visit to Mar-a-Lago, she was “bleeding badly from a face-lift.” In a Tweet described as "vulgar" by The New York Times, President Trump refers to Ms. Brzezinski as "low I.Q. Crazy Mika," and calls her co-host Joe Scarborough "Psycho Joe."
July 2 Trump uses Twitter to disseminate video clip that shows him next to a wrestling ring, knocking down and punching a man whose face has been covered by CNN logo. The edited cllp draws widespread rebukes.
July 11: E-mails reveal that in June 2016, Donald Trump Jr. met with Russian contact, after being advised that incriminating information on Hillary Clinton was available.
July 13: President Trump meets French president Emmanual Macron, for Bastille Day celebration in Paris.
July 13: While in France, Trump hints at possible shift in attitude toward the Paris climate accord, after announcing in June that the U.S. would break away from the agreement.
July 14: While meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron, Trump states that Macron’s wife is "beautiful" and "in such good shape," according to The New York Times. His comments trigger accusations of sexism from U.S. critics.
July 14: Donald Trump Jr. releases e-mails that confirm his attendance at a meeting with a Russian attorney, after intermediary claims that the attorney offered to provide incriminating material about Hillary Clinton.
July 15: Protests and marches in several U.S. cities, including Chicago, follow the theme: "Trump/Pence Regime Must Go."
July 16: As allegations of collusion with Russia intensity, President Trump issues series of Sunday-morning Tweets attacking Hillary Clinton and the mainstream news media, regularly derided as "fake news" by the president.
July 17: Walter M. Shaub Jr., departing head of the Office of Government Ethics, says U.S. is "close to a laughingstock."
July 18: Opposition to Trumpcare bill by four Senators prevents it from passing. Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, then attempts a repeal of Obamacare with no replacement in sight.
July 22: President Trump claims he has complete power to issue pardons, including those granted to family members and aides; and possibly, to himself.
July 22: Congress votes to issue sanctions against Russia for interference in 2016 election, despite objections by President Trump.
Trump nires new communications director; Sean Spicer resigns post of press secretary.
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