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Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, joined by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, speaks to media aboard Air Force One. Price has reportedly spent more than $400,000 of public money on trips using private aircraft. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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In August, Anne-Marie Slaughter, the president and CEO of the think tank New America, closed down a program that studied monopolies and how to fight them. The decision landed the think tank in the middle of the industry's latest money controversy. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time In hide caption

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Who Controls Think Tanks? Shift In Funding Highlights Changes In The Industry

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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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Lawsuit Against Trump Starts The Battle To Define 'Emolument'

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Pedestrians cross Pennsylvania Avenue across the street from the Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington in 2016. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Trump watches the Palm Beach Central High School marching band perform upon his arrival at Trump International Golf Club Palm Beach in West Palm Beach, Fla., to watch the Super Bowl on Feb. 5. Mandekl Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Continues To Brush Aside Conflicts Of Interest

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The president has revived campaign demands that Hillary Clinton be investigated, and some Republican legislators are joining in. Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Urban Zen Foundation hide caption

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Calls To Investigate Clinton Pose A Challenge To U.S. Political Norms

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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks to reporters on Monday, July 24, 2017, after meeting on Capitol Hill behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Jared Kushner Is In The Spotlight. But Is He In the Tradition Of American Nepotism?

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President Trump attends a January press conference at Trump Tower with children Ivanka and Donald Jr., who is the latest member of the Trump team to hire a lawyer. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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As Team Trump Lawyers Up, Who's Paying The Attorney Fees?

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