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President Trump had a busy Tuesday morning on Twitter, with seven tweets before 9am, touching on topics from the Russia investigation to Pennsylvania's new congressional district map.

Why it matters: His tweets perfectly aligned with Fox & Friends' morning lineup. Media Matters' Matthew Gertz tweeted screen-shots of the show next to Trump's remarks, revealing the president was watching on a delay. It started with a thanks to the hosts, and went from there:

  • On Russia's interference in the 2016 election, and Barack Obama's handling of it:
  • Trump appeared to again cite a McLaughlin poll that shows the GOP leading the Democrats by one percentage point. The same poll released last week reported that the Democrats were leading by three points:
  • After the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) released its schedule on Monday:
  • On the new Congressional district map for Pennsylvania:

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Why it matters: Republican Party leaders had unsuccessfully appealed to delay the official certification, amid the Trump campaign's failed legal challenges in key swing states.

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