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Speaking to a crowd in Huntington, W.Va., on Thursday, President Trump said the U.S. economy is on its way back. Justin Merriman/Getty Images hide caption

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Now That He's President, Trump Is Sounding More Positive About The Economy

As a candidate, Donald Trump described the economy as something of an unmitigated disaster. Now, he says, "prosperity is coming back to our shores." Is that really true?

Kool in the Summer Freddie Joachim
Quick Freddie Joachim
Breath and Start Blockhead

John Dean, shown testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2006, served as White House counsel to former President Richard Nixon. Dean says he sees echoes of the Watergate scandal in the Trump administration and its handling of the Russia investigation. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Nixon White House Counsel John Dean Sees Uphill Climb For Trump In Leaks Fight

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Desire and the Burning Girl Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Diaspora Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah feat. Elena Pinderhughes

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As Eclipse Madness Sweeps U.S., A Stonehenge Made Of Cars Prepares

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Hotel The Antlers
Power [Edited Version] Kanye West
Nas Is Like Nas

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On 'McCrary Sisters: Live,' The Spotlight Turns Toward Gospel's Go-To Backup Singers

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Republican candidates John Curtis, left, Tanner Ainge, and Chris Herrod, participate in a debate at the Utah Valley Convention Center Friday, July 28, 2017, in Provo. The Republican candidates, vying for the seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, debated on topics ranging from health care to religious freedom. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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In Utah House Race, Attitudes Toward Trump Divide GOP Candidates

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Bayan Ko Florante Aguilar

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Despite Proven Technology, Attempts To Make Table Saws Safer Drag On

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Blood and Thunder Tsuneo Imahori
Blue Funk Tsuneo Imahori
The Wars of Men Wess Meets West
Leaving Behind a Whaling Economy Wess Meets West
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Now That He's President, Trump Is Sounding More Positive About The Economy

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Unnecessary Pain Jizue
C-loud Jizue
Piano Fights 65daysofstatic

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Beach Town Tries To Reverse Runaway Growth Of 'Sober Homes'

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