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Don McGahn, general counsel for the Trump transition team and now chosen to serve as White House counsel, walks through the lobby at Trump Tower on Nov. 15 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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For Trump's White House Lawyer, Policing Conflicts Will Be 'Massive Undertaking'

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Donald McGahn, general counsel for the Trump transition team, gets into an elevator in the lobby at Trump Tower last week. On Friday, President-elect Trump announced McGahn would be his White House counsel. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, speaks to the media at Trump Tower on Monday. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Adviser Dismisses Potential Business Conflicts, Defends Children's Roles

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Richard Spencer addresses a room of press and conference attendees at a news conference held by the National Policy Institute during its "Become Who We Are" event in Washington, D.C. Prior to the news conference, which was held in the same room as the broader NPI event, Spencer told journalists they could not take photos of the room because attendees could be identified without their permission. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama talks to the media at Trump Tower in New York Thursday. Sessions was picked to be President-elect Donald Trump's attorney general Friday. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Jordan, artist Maya Lin and Diana Ross were announced as some of the 21 honorees of the 2016 Medal of Honor, the nation's highest civilian honor. Jordan Brand; Brendan Smialowski/AFP; Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Cheyenne High School on Oct. 23 in North Las Vegas, Nev. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Students in Havana cheer on Wednesday at news that the United Nations General Assembly voted 191-0, with two abstentions, on the Cuba embargo resolution. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Gloria Steinem speaks at an awards gala in April. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Ms. Foundation For Women hide caption

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Steinem: For Feminism, A Clinton Win Would Be Helpful But 'Only One Step'

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Crews work to stop a gas leak at a relief well at the Aliso Canyon facility in Los Angeles in December 2015. A federal interagency task force has released dozens of pipeline safety recommendations to prevent another leak. Dean Musgrove/AP hide caption

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