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White House counsel Don McGahn in September. Lawyers for McGahn appeared in federal court on Thursday in a dispute over whether he will have to sit for questions from House investigators conducting the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Saul Loeb/AP hide caption

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A convoy of U.S. military vehicles, arriving from northern Iraq, drives past an oil pump jack in the countryside of Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli on Oct. 26. Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Continues Effort To Name Whistleblower

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Human Rights Watch says one of the deadly raids happened in the Rodat district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in late October 2018. Residents gathered there two days later. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawmakers from the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees are eager to hear from President Trump's third national security adviser, John Bolton. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Leo Lech stands on a pile of wood in his neighbor's yard, which overlooks the back of his former home in Greenwood Village, Colo. In 2015, the home was destroyed by the police during a standoff with a gunman and has since been razed and rebuilt. On Tuesday, a federal appeals court ruled that the city does not owe Lech any compensation. Kathryn Scott Osler/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Tim Morrison, a key aide on the White House's National Security Council, is expected to leave his post imminently. Sarah Silbiger/Reuters hide caption

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Trump's Russia Director To Leave National Security Council Amid Impeachment Inquiry

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Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday for his confirmation hearing to be the new U.S. ambassador to Russia. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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A U.S. military vehicle drives past an oil pump jack in the countryside of Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli. President Trump is leaving some U.S. troops in Syria, with the goal of controlling Syria's oil fields. But legal experts say exploiting the oil could amount to pillaging — a war crime. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Vindman Testifies On Trump Ukraine Call, ISIS, NCAA

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Catherine Croft, a specialist on Ukraine with the State Department, is one of two witnesses meeting behind closed doors with impeachment investigators on Wednesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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