President Trump has spent a good portion of his morning on Twitter — apparently browsing memes while taking a break from attacking GOP congressional leaders. A roundup of his AM missives thus far:

Context: Trump's relationship with his counterparts in Congress was already souring, so this pile on isn't likely to help things. And Jonathan Swan pulled back the curtain on the behind-the-scenes action that led to this tweet.

Context: The president is just like the rest of us, checking out memes when he gets bored. He apparently liked this one enough to retweet it to his nearly 37 million followers.

Context: Only one of Trump's speeches garnered many "complaints" based on its tone — his Phoenix speech, which featured fiery rhetoric against the media while speaking to his base supporters. POTUS had some difficulty with these two tweets, deleting and retweeting them multiple times thanks to typos.

Context: Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, called Trump's Phoenix speech "downright scary and disturbing" while questioning his fitness for the office of president.

Context: This isn't a new line of attack from Trump. But given that POTUS already hit McConnell for the debt ceiling a few hours earlier, it sure seems like he has more than a few problems with the Senate GOP leader.

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In her first sit-down interview since being named Joe Biden's running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris talked about what she'll do to fight for women if elected VP, and how the Democrats are thinking about voter turnout strategies ahead of November.

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Facebook is seeking to force a face-off with Apple over its 30% in-app purchase commission fee, which Facebook suggests hurts small businesses struggling to get by during the pandemic.

The big picture: Facebook has never publicly gone after Apple, a key strategic partner, this aggressively. Both companies face antitrust scrutiny, which in Apple's case has centered on the very fee structure Facebook is now attacking.