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Waynetta Lawrie (left), of Tulsa, Okla., stands with others at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City in 2007, during a demonstration by several Cherokee Freedmen and their supporters. AP hide caption

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President Donald Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, listens to a question during a meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in the Oval Office on Monday. Tillerson, when asked Sunday whether Trump's response to violence in Charlottesville, Va., represented American values, said that "the president speaks for himself." Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Are Trump's Foreign Policy Stumbles First-Year Growing Pains Or A Reason For Worry?

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A helicopter carries an evacuee during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Tuesday in Houston. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Approving Emergency Funding For Harvey Might Not Be Easy For Congress

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk Tuesday from Marine One to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base for a trip to Texas to get an update on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Baltimore removed four statues with Confederate ties on Aug. 16 under the cover of darkness, in a five-hour operation ordered by Mayor Catherine Pugh. Merrit Kennedy/NPR hide caption

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Baltimore Took Down Confederate Monuments. Now It Has To Decide What To Do With Them

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A statue depicting Confederate Gen. and former Georgia Gov. John Brown Gordon on horseback outside the Georgia Statehouse in Atlanta earlier this month. Gordon was also reputed to be a leader of the Ku Klux Klan. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee in July. President Trump has given mixed signals about whether he will re-appoint her when her term as chair expires in February. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 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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President Trump meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan during a budget discussion in March. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Continues To Brush Aside Conflicts Of Interest

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