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But public reaction nationally appears more muted than in Washington, where President Trump faced withering bipartisan criticism for appearing to side with Russian President Vladimir Putin over U.S. intelligence agencies.
Spicer during a briefing in May 2017. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Spicer during a briefing in May 2017. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
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