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Behind the scenes: How Trump still gets his NYT and WaPo fix

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

If you were skeptical that President Trump would give up his lifelong habit of reading the New York Times, you were right to be.

Driving the news: Sources familiar with the president's iPhone told Axios that the president maintains a digital portal to the two newspapers he recently banished from the West Wing: the Washington Post and the New York Times.

Nationals closer defends rejecting White House invite: "I just can’t do it"

Sean Doolittle pitches the baseball.
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Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle told the Washington Post that President Trump's rhetoric is behind his decision not join the World Series champions during their visit to the White House on Monday.

What he's saying: “There’s a lot of things, policies that I disagree with, but at the end of the day, it has more to do with the divisive rhetoric and the enabling of conspiracy theories and widening the divide in this country," Doolittle said.