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Attorney General Jeff Sessions boards a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, for El Salvador. His former Senate colleagues are rallying behind him amid withering attacks from President Trump. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Attacks On Sessions Could Be A Red Line For GOP Senators

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican lawmakers are hashing out potential health care plans, though a repeal-only and a repeal-and-replace option have failed in the last two days. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Senator John McCain leaves after a procedural vote on healthcare on Thursday, as the Senate was to vote on moving head on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California speaks in Berryville, Va., on Monday to unveil the Democrats' new agenda. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York is by her side. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort are negotiating how to provide congressional testimony about their meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified on Capitol Hill last month that any suggestion that he colluded with Russia to interfere in the U.S. presidential election was an "appalling and detestable lie." Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Soviet Communist Party leader Leonid Brezhnev and U.S. President Richard Nixon walk around the grounds of Brezhnev's country home by the Black Sea in Yalta, Russia, in June 1974. Nixon had some meetings with Brezhnev without a U.S. interpreter, a practice that can lead to problems. AP hide caption

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