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Also a lot of major news out of the white house this morning. You know, despite previous denials it turns out that president trump himself orchestrated that first misleading response to don junior’s campaign meeting with the Russians and the white house shakeup. Communications director Anthony scaramucci out. Even though he never actually officially started the job. Out after 11 days. A photo taken by “The daily mail” dining at the trump hotel in D.C. Last night just hours after being forced out as the new chief of staff. Retired general John Kelly takes over. Had is the latest in a string of shake-ups. Look at the turnover. The national security adviser, FBI director, press second, chief of staff, two communications directors have either been fired or forced out in just the first six months. Our senior white house correspondent Cecilia Vega has more on scaramucci’s exit sen that new report about the role president trump played after his son don junior’s meeting with the Russian lawyer. Good morning, Cecilia. Reporter: Good morning to you. You know, the president took to Twitter to say there is no chaos inside his white house, but then came the ouster of his communications director as you guys just said after only 11 days on the job. Now the new bombshell about Russia. Overnight that infamous trump tower meet be between don junior and the Russian lawyer. ABC news confirming president trump personally dictated a statement released from his son to the media claiming that preelection meeting with don junior, Jared Kushner and former campaign chairman Paul manafort was primarily about Russian adoptions and was not a campaign issue at the time. That statement later shown to be misleading with don junior ultimately admitting it actually was a campaign-related meeting and that he agreed to see the lawyer aftereing promised dirt on Hillary Clinton. According to “The Washington post,” the president was on air force one returning from last month’s g20 summit in Germany. Some in his circle wanted the statement to be truthful but the president ignored that. Advisers fearing his intervention could place the president and his team in legal jeopardy. Last month the president’s legal team denying his involvement. The president didn’t sign off on anything. The president wasn’t involved in that. Reporter: This morning, the president’s lawyer denouncing “The Washington post” report telling ABC…

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