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President Trump speaks, watched by Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, during a bipartisan meeting with members of Congress on school and community safety at the White House on Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended himself and the Justice Department on Wednesday after more criticism from President Trump. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Bill Clinton holds an AR-15 rifle during a White House ceremony in 1994 where he launched efforts to ban assault-style weapons. The ban was in place from 1994 to 2004. Dayton, Ohio Police Lt. Randy Bean, whose fellow officer was gunned down with an AR-15 in 1991, looks on. Dennis Cook/AP hide caption

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Jared Kushner's Security Clearance Gets Downgraded, According To Reports

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Adm. Michael Rogers, chief of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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NSA Chief: U.S. Response 'Hasn't Changed The Calculus' Of Russian Interference

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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, will lose access to the most sensitive material to which he previously had access. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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An unidentified man walks in front of the Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi. Microsoft is at the center of a Supreme Court case on whether it has to turn over emails stored overseas. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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Court Seems Unconvinced Of Microsoft's Argument To Shield Email Data Stored Overseas

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Soldiers, With Empathy: U.S. Army Creates Dedicated Adviser Brigades

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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Committee on Intelligence, has released a partially redacted memo related to the Justice Department's Russia investigation. That document follows an earlier memo from Republicans. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, leaves a committee meeting at the U.S. Capitol Feb. 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. On Feb. 25, Schiff released a memo responding to a previous Republican memo about the investigation of President Trump's 2016 campaign. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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What You Need To Know About Russia Memo Mania: Minority Report Edition

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Reopens After Shooting

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Without Policy Consensus, National Gun Control Debate Still Lacks Action

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North Korea Says It's Open To Talks With U.S.

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