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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., spoke with the NPR Politics Podcast about why he is running for president and the events that propelled him to this point. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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LISTEN: Cory Booker Tells The Story Of Hassan Washington

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Attorney General William Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday about the special counsel report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In addition to investigating Russian attacks on the 2016 presidential election, special counsel Robert Mueller also was tasked with looking into "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he was "not inclined" to adhere to a demand from a congressional Democrat for the IRS to hand over copies of the president's tax returns. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A copy of Attorney General William Barr's letter to Congress regarding the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr departs his home on Friday in McLean, Va. Barr notified Congress that he has received special counsel Robert Mueller's report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak on Capitol Hill in response President Trump's prime-time address on border security on Tuesday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has requested a response from Christine Blasey Ford about whether she will testify before the committee. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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White House communications director Hope Hicks is resigning, the White House announced on Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hope Hicks To Resign As White House Communications Director

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President Trump, in an event about infrastructure, answered reporter questions about his remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Va. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves after a procedural vote on health care on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. McCain also addressed his colleagues on the floor. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., heads into a closed-door committee meeting with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on June 15 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer, Hospital Says

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President Trump holds a press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris Thursday. The previous night, he told reporters on Air Force One he would be willing invite President Putin to the White House "at the right time." Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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