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House Speaker Paul Ryan administers the House oath of office to Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., during a mock swearing in ceremony in Washington. Fitzpatrick is among his party's most strident critics of Trump's stance to Putin. Zach Gibson/AP hide caption

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GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick: 'The President Was Manipulated By Vladimir Putin'

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President Trump's and Russian President Vladimir Putin's summit was a meeting between allies, with convergent interests and common goals, according to a Brookings Institution fellow. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian matryoshka dolls depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Trump are on sale in the Ruslania book store in Helsinki. Putin and Trump are scheduled to meet on Monday. Timo Jaakonaho/AP hide caption

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