Donald Trump, Renee Hall, Jordan Spieth: Your Friday Morning Roundup

Good morning!Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day.🌤️ Weather: Mostly sunny and hot. High: 100°👋 Stay in touch: Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here. Trump wants to know if he has power to pardon himself, family, aidesSome of President Donald Trump's lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president's authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort.Trump has asked his advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with the probe, according to one of those people. A second person said Trump's lawyers have been discussing the president's pardoning powers among themselves.Meanwhile: A San Antonio-area man is accused of leaving a death threat for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.And: Trump administration study boosts Cruz health care idea, but policy experts are skeptical.  Continue reading...

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