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White House staffers may need assistance from a legal defense fund if special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe pulls them in for questioning. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other congressional leaders in the Oval Office. According to The Washington Post, Trump and Schumer have agreed to work on a plan to eliminate the debt ceiling. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Author Ta-Nehisi Coates says of Trump voters: "I think if you say, 'Well yeah, Donald Trump ran a racist campaign, but I voted for him despite that,' that is to say that having somebody who runs that type of campaign is not a disqualifier to you." Paul Marotta/Getty Images hide caption

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'His Ideology Is White Supremacy': Ta-Nehisi Coates On Donald Trump

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Passers-by look at the North Korean missile's path over Japan, displayed on a huge screen in Tokyo on Wednesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and President Trump have agreed to increase pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime after it launched a ballistic missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee in July. President Trump has given mixed signals about whether he will re-appoint her when her term as chair expires in February. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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This photograph provided by Osnabrück police shows one of the ecstasy pills they seized over Saturday evening. In all, the heap of pills shaped like Donald Trump's head had an estimated street value of nearly $46,000. AP hide caption

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President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands in Jerusalem in May. Some critics say Netanyahu responded cautiously to the Charlottesville rally because he wanted to avoid angering Trump. Sebastian Scheiner/AP hide caption

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President Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China at the White House on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China

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President Trump spoke on the phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping late Friday, but according to the White House, the two didn't discuss Monday's planned executive action that will order a U.S. investigation into Chinese trade practices. Saul Loeb/AP hide caption

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