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Arnie Seipel

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President Trump threatened a hard-fought relief bill passed by Congress, calling it "a disgrace" in a video released on Twitter on Tuesday evening. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump takes a question during a news conference at the White House on Sunday, where he dismissed reporting from The New York Times that he has paid little or no federal income taxes in recent years as "fake news." Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced at the Capitol on Thursday that the House is drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House on June 21, 2018. Just over a year later, he's had turnover in the departments of Justice, Interior, Homeland Security, Defense, Labor, and a number of lower agencies. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, at the Justice Department on Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving her post, President Trump announced Sunday. Here she testifies on Capitol Hill on March 6. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney and fixer, will testify publicly on Capitol Hill next week about payments to women who say they had affairs with Trump. Cohen will report to prison in May for crimes related to those payments. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, looks on during a press conference on Capitol Hill in December 2018. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Nov. 2018: Sherrod Brown Discusses Possible 2020 Bid

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Union members and other federal employees protest in front of the White House on Thursday. Many are out of work as the partial government shutdown has dragged on longer than any in history. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., address reporters about the fight over funding a border wall before the partial government shutdown. Pelosi will lead House Democrats in voting on a bill to reopen the government when they take power in the House on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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