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Trump Aims To Designate Mexican Drug Cartels As Terrorist Groups

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Mark Sandy, from the Office of Management and Budget, arrives to the U.S. Capitol earlier this month for a deposition regarding whether President Trump ordered a hold on military assistance to Ukraine. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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What Did OMB Know About Trump's Order To Freeze Ukraine Aid?

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Feds May Pursue Criminal Charges Against Opioid-Makers

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Show No Signs Of Peaking, U.N. Report Says

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A 'Weak State' Threatens Democracy, William Burns Writes In 'The Atlantic'

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What Powers Does Trump Have As Commander In Chief?

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After Public Hearings, Impeachment Proceedings Break For Thanksgiving

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Sondland's Public Testimony Sparks Questions About Legal Implications

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Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, departs for a short break while testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Ambassador Sondland's Relationship With Trump Draws Scrutiny

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Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent and top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor are sworn in prior to testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan take part in a joint news conference during Erdogan's visit to the White House on Wednesday. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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