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President Trump spent his Friday morning sending tweet after tweet about everything from health care and fake news to sanctuary cities and Puerto Rico.

Changing tune: After threatening to pull federal responders out of Puerto Rico yesterday, Trump had a different approach on Twitter today, stating that he "will always be with them!"

He defended his decision to cut off the ACA's insurance subsidies:

And touted the damage he's done to NBC News (even if he can't revoke their licenses):

He went back to health care:

Took a detour to slam Dems for supporting sanctuary cities:

And reassured PR he'd "always be with them," despite stating yesterday that federal help can't remain "in P.R. forever!":

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