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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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President Trump, with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, speaks to reporters after a retreat where GOP leaders made plans for 2018. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch hears senators' opening statements on Monday for the first day of his confirmation hearings. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A customer uses a Bank of America ATM in Los Angeles. The bank plans to start charging a $5 monthly fee for customers who use their debit card for purchases starting early in 2012. ATM transactions would still be free. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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