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Sen. Jeff Flake arrives back at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday following a break. After announcing Friday morning that he would vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Flake was confronted in an emotional scene by two women relaying their stories of sexual assault. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room is prepared for Thursday's planned testimony from Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions at an event discussing immigration policies on Sept. 10. President Trump said on Tuesday that he's disappointed in the attorney general's job performance for a number of reasons, beyond his recusal from the Russia investigation. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Then-candidate Donald Trump onstage with his running mate, Mike Pence, and their families at the end of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Republicans have chosen Charlotte, N.C., a city that hosted Democrats' convention in 2012, to host their 2020 convention. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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House intelligence committee ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks to reporters Tuesday on Capitol Hill, joined by other Democrats on the committee as they released a response to GOP conclusions on the House Russia investigation. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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President Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump and Dr. Igor Nichiporenko, speaks to reporters while visiting medical staff at Broward Health North in Pompano Beach, Fla., on Friday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Saturday, arguing that the shutdown is mainly President Trump's fault. Republicans say Democrats manufactured the crisis over immigration. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, speaks about President Trump's health at a White House news briefing on Tuesday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ronny Jackson: Doctor Who Gave Trump A Clean Bill Of Health Tapped To Lead VA

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Republicans in Congress are scrambling to avoid a chaotic government shutdown that could overshadow their signature tax bill before it even gets signed into law. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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