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Capping off a Sunday morning tweetstorm about the Mueller investigation, President Trump alleged that its expanding scope is designed to "put some hurt on the Republican Party" during this fall's midterm elections.

The big picture: Trump is referencing yesterday's New York Times story that detailed how his son, Donald Trump Jr., heard suggestions from an emissary that the Saudis and Emiratis both wanted to help the Trump campaign in the 2016 election.

The rest of Trump's tweets, which hit out at the "long & boring" Times story and returned to some of his favorite attack lines — Hillary Clinton's emails, the DNC's server, and Andrew McCabe:

Go deeper: Axios' Mike Allen takes a deep dive on Donald Trump Jr. under Mueller's microscope.

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Inaugural address: Biden vows to be "a president for all Americans"

Moments after taking the oath of office, President Biden sought to soothe a nation riven by political divisions and a global pandemic, while warning that "we have far to go" to heal the country and defeat a "virus that silently stalks the the country."

Why it matters: From the same steps that a pro-Trump mob launched an assault on Congress two weeks earlier, the new president paid deference to the endurance of American political institutions.

Updated 2 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Inauguration Day dashboard

U.S. Capitol and stage are lit at sunrise ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden. Photo: Patrick Semansky - Pool/Getty Images

President Biden has delivered his inaugural address at the Capitol, calling for an end to the politics as total war but warning that "we have far to go" to heal the country.

What's next: Biden and Vice President Harris review readiness of military troops, a long-standing tradition to signify the peaceful transfer of power.

Updated 2 hours ago - Politics & Policy

In photos: The Biden and Harris inauguration

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were inaugurated as president and vice president respectively in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday morning.

Why it matters: Top Democrats and Republicans gathered for the peaceful transfer of power only two weeks after an unprecedented siege on the building by Trump supporters to disrupt certification of Biden's victory. Trump did not attend Wednesday's ceremony.