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Images of President Trump and former President Barack Obama are on television as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders apologized Tuesday for wildly misstating employment numbers for African-Americans under former President Barack Obama. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: White House Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that other presidential administrations also used nondisclosure agreements. Employment lawyers say that's not the whole story. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeffrey Howard: Should A Culture Dedicated To Free Speech Limit Hate Speech?

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A U.S. Navy senior chief petty officer stands watch ahead of a ceremony inaugurating the U.S. anti-missile station Aegis Ashore Romania at Deveselu, Romania, in 2016. The station is part of NATO's anti-missile shield for Europe. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: Trump's Claims On NATO Spending

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Central American migrants traveling in the Migrant Via Crucis caravan walk to their legal counselling meeting in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, in April. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with President Trump at the White House in October. Trump was recorded telling attendees at a private GOP fundraiser that he had falsely stated the U.S. has a trade deficit with Canada in a meeting with Trudeau. Chip Somodevilla/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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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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Alan Smith: Why Do We Trust Intuition Over Even The Most Reliable Numbers?

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