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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is in the hot seat, as Senate Republicans appear to be on the precipice of yet another health care failure. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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"All White House personnel have been instructed to use official email to conduct all government-related work," press secretary Sarah Sanders said after reports emerged of senior Trump administration officials using private email. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's cooperation with congressional Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi (left) and Chuck Schumer (center) appears to have won public approval. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio, seen in 2010, was pardoned by President Trump on Friday. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images hide caption

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After Arpaio, 4 Answers To Questions About How Pardons Are Supposed To Work

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the tarmac before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport Sunday to return to Washington. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Trump speaks on the phone in January with Russian President Vladimir Putin, joined by top White House figures Reince Priebus (from left), Vice President Pence, Steve Bannon, Sean Spicer and Michael Flynn. Only Pence remains. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump walks out of the White House toward Marine One on the South Lawn on Monday. A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds most Americans think Trump's response to Charlottesville events was "not strong enough." Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump, flanked by Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. (left), and David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Wednesday during the unveiling of legislation that would place new limits on legal immigration. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Some medical professionals say declaring a national emergency could make Naloxone, a drug that treats opioid overdoses, more readily available. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Should The Opioid Crisis Be Declared A National Emergency?

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Anthony Scaramucci blows a kiss to the gathered press in the White House briefing room on July 21, as White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stands by. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks to reporters on Monday, July 24, 2017, after meeting on Capitol Hill behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Jared Kushner Is In The Spotlight. But Is He In the Tradition Of American Nepotism?

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Reince Priebus, seen in June, is out as President Trump's chief of staff. He will be replaced by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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