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National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks during a White House news briefing in October. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Transcript: NPR's Interview With National Security Adviser John Bolton

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National Security Adviser John Bolton told the Federalist Society on Monday that the International Criminal Court is a threat to American sovereignty and national security. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Former CIA Director John Brennan arrives at a May 2018 Senate hearing. President Trump revoked Brennan's security clearance Wednesday, claiming Brennan was acting "erratic." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Cummings Demands Explanation For Stripping Ex-CIA Chief's Security Clearance

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Former CIA Director John Brennan at a congressional hearing in 2017. President Trump revoked Brennan's security clearance, claiming he was "erratic." Brennan has been one of Trump's harshest critics in the national security community. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Then-presidential nominee Donald Trump stands next to Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., during a campaign event at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in July 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Senators Want To Limit Trump's Power On Trade

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Deeba Jafri gives Hena Zuberi a kiss as they protest in front of Supreme Court on Wednesday as the court heard arguments over the Trump Administration's travel ban. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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In Intense Arguments, Supreme Court Appears Ready To Side With Trump On Travel Ban

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Former Central Intelligence Agency Director Gen. Michael Hayden, who served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, has come out against the Trump travel ban. David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images hide caption

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Hayden: "I'm A Creature Of The Executive Branch"

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The Navy's new USS Little Rock arrives at the harbor in Buffalo, N.Y., last December. In imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, President Trump said the U.S. military should be as self-sufficient as possible. Carolyn Thompson/AP hide caption

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Trump Says Tariffs Are Needed To Protect Vital Industries, But Are They?

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Fitness data collected by the Strava exercise tracking company shows movements of personnel at U.S. and allied bases in Afghanistan and elsewhere, analysts say. Strava Heat Map; Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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This photo taken from a U.S. military plane shows Chinese activity at Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. China is building military facilities on disputed reefs and islands in the South China Sea. Ritchie B. Tongo/AP hide caption

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On the domestic front in 2018, President Trump is expected to focus on immigration, infrastructure, welfare and health care. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/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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Devon Arthurs, 18, was arrested after leading police to the bodies of his two roommates. He told officers he killed them because they disrespected his recent conversion to Islam. Tampa Police Dept. via AP hide caption

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Florida Killings: Radical Islam And The Far Right, Under One Roof

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak met with President Trump last week in the Oval Office. Alexander Shcherbak/TASS/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism on Capitol Hill on Monday. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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"What the American Founding Fathers understood was that institutions were built for human imperfection, not human perfection," Condoleezza Rice says. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Condoleezza Rice Reflects On The State Of Democracy

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