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President Trump speaks briefly at the annual Easter Egg Roll. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Monday greeted and hosted children and their families on the White House South Lawn for the 141st annual Easter Egg Roll.

Details: Trump took the opportunity to praise the continued strong performance of the job market and the economy, for which he took credit. About 30,000 people were expected to attend the event, a tradition that dates back to 1878.

President Trump and Melania on the south lawn. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images
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Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

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Matt Gaetz targets CNN in new ad amid sexual misconduct claims

Rep. Matt Gaetz in Doral, Florida, last week. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) announced Wednesday a six-figure ad buy for a spot that takes aim at CNN as part of an offensive to hit back at mounting sexual misconduct allegations, Politico first reported.

Driving the news: Gaetz is under federal investigation following sex trafficking allegations, and the House Ethics Committee has also opened an inquiry. Announcing the 30-second ad, to run in his Florida Panhandle district, Gaetz called on his Twitter followers to "help us fight back!"

Focus group: Red flags for Biden infrastructure plan

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Some swing voters say President Biden needs to better explain who'll pay for his $2 trillion infrastructure plan — and they'll only back bipartisan legislation that's paid for by corporations, not the middle class.

Why it matters: These takeaways from our latest Engagious/Schlesinger focus groups offer crucial context for an administration basing much of its legislative strategy on polls showing Americans notionally favor spending on roads, bridges, job training and broadband access.