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US President Donald Trump (L) and Russias President Vladimir Putin pose ahead a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. - The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an quot;extraordinary relationshipquot; and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world. (Photo by Alexey NIKOLSKY / Sputnik / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)US President Donald Trump (L) and Russias President Vladimir Putin pose ahead a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. - The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an quot;extraordinary relationshipquot; and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world. (Photo by Alexey NIKOLSKY / Sputnik / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03:  Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks onstage at the 2016 Common Sense Media Awards on May 3, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images for Common Sense Media)NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03:  Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks onstage at the 2016 Common Sense Media Awards on May 3, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images for Common Sense Media)

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks to her supporters during her election night party in the Queens Borough of New York on November 6, 2018. - 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from New Yorks 14th Congressional district won Tuesdays election, defeating Republican Anthony Pappas and becomes the youngest woman elected to Congress. (Photo by Don EMMERT / AFP)Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks to her supporters during her election night party in the Queens Borough of New York on November 6, 2018. - 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from New Yorks 14th Congressional district won Tuesdays election, defeating Republican Anthony Pappas and becomes the youngest woman elected to Congress. (Photo by Don EMMERT / AFP)

(CNN)A weekend of bombshells deepened the most intractable mystery of Donald Trump’s presidency — one that could eventually dictate his fate — over his deference to Vladimir Putin and behavior that often favors Russia’s goals.

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