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Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal courthouse in Washington in July, following a status hearing. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Michael Flynn Asks For No Prison Time, Cites Help He Gave Special Counsel

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could soon be facing criminal charges from the Department of Justice, according to language discovered in an unrelated court document by terrorism researcher Seamus Hughes. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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How A 'Court Records Nerd' Discovered The Government May Be Charging Julian Assange

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Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in January. The House Intelligence Committee chairman is locked in a fierce re-election battle. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Devin Nunes' Re-Election Tests Whether All Politics Are Now National

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White House counsel Don McGahn spearheaded the president's successful push to pack the bench with conservative judges. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Don McGahn, White House Counsel Who Helped Reshape Federal Judiciary, To Step Down

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President Trump held a rally Tuesday night but waited until Wednesday to respond to the legal troubles of two close associates. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Day After Cohen Guilty Plea, Trump Contradicts His Former Personal Lawyer

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Activists hold signs — one referencing special counsel Robert Mueller — outside the Alexandria, Va., courthouse as Manafort's trial began this week. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Urges Sessions To End Mueller Investigation, As Manafort Trial Day 2 Continues

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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Helsinki on July 16. The White House said last week that Trump had invited Putin to the U.S. in the fall but said Wednesday that the visit will be postponed. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin leave a press conference after their meeting Monday in Helsinki. Trump sided against his intelligence officials, who have said Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Trump spoke to reporters outside the White House on Friday about the FBI inspector general's report, Paul Manafort and what "a great job" he did during his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Listen to Up First

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Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Trump, speaks to the media after appearing before the House Intelligence Committee during a closed door hearing last September. On Sunday, Stone bemoaned the "excesses and partisanship" of Robert Mueller's investigation. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump waves to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev as he leaves following a visit to the White House on Wednesday. In his annual disclosure of personal finances, Trump acknowledged that he paid lawyer Michael Cohen between $100,000 and $250,000 last year. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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