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President Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump and Dr. Igor Nichiporenko, speaks to reporters while visiting medical staff at Broward Health North in Pompano Beach, Fla., on Friday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., penned a letter to the White House announcing the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is opening an investigation into its timeline and handling of a scandal involving a top aide. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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The White House at night last week. President Trump has picked a new ethics chief, who, unlike past appointments, has won praise from experts. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Jan. 10, President Trump signed into law the bipartisan Interdict Act, to give federal agents more tools to curtail opioid trafficking. But, after declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency last fall, Trump has been slow to request money for treatment, critics note. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Says He Will Focus On Opioid Law Enforcement, Not Treatment

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Americans generally have little confidence in the institutions that control the U.S. Brittany Mayes/NPR hide caption

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Here's Just How Little Confidence Americans Have In Political Institutions

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A White House statement issued Thursday notably did not deny that President Trump used the vulgarity to refer to African countries, but Friday morning, Trump wrote: "This was not the language used." Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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A copy of Fire and Fury sits on display at a bookstore in Washington, D.C., on Friday. The book was rushed into bookstores and onto e-book platforms because of demand and the threat of a lawsuit from President Trump. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Bannon was quoted in a new book calling the meeting that Donald Trump Jr. and other top Trump campaign advisers took with Russian intermediaries in June 2016 "treasonous" and "unpatriotic." Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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ESPN columnist Jemele Hill attends ESPN The Party on Feb. 5, 2016 in San Francisco. Robin Marchant/Getty Images hide caption

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ESPN's Jemele Hill On Race, Football And That Tweet About Trump

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The historic Jackson Magnolia, planted on the south grounds of the White House, was trimmed back on Wednesday. The tree is in poor health, needs artificial support and is in danger of falling. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Portions Of Ailing White House Magnolia Removed Over Safety Concerns

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President Trump, seen in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, lashed out in a series of tweets at the FBI after his former national security adviser's guilty plea in the Russia probe. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Three members of the White House Communications Agency have been reassigned after allegations of improper behavior on a recent presidential visit to Vietnam. President Trump, seen here with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi. Luong Thai Linh/AP hide caption

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