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HUD Secretary Ben Carson said he asked President Trump whether he would be willing to work with Rep. Elijah Cummings to bring relief to Baltimore. Carson says Trump responded he would be "happy to." Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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President Trump, shown here during a 2018 meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman where they discussed arms deals, has blocked an effort to stem the sale of weapons to the Gulf country. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Eugene Scalia (left) talks with Missouri Sen. Kit Bond before Scalia's confirmation hearing to be solicitor of the Labor Department in 2001. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens as President Trump speaks to reporters following a meeting at the White House in October 2017. Illustration by Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo for NPR | Photograph by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'You May Need The Money More Than I Do': McConnell Once Returned Trump's Donation

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President Trump reconsidered a plan to strike at Iran over its downing of an RQ-4 Global Hawk, like this drone seen at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. U.S. Central Command/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Trump Says He Called Off Strike On Iran Because He Didn't See It As 'Proportionate'

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Harlem residents choose free groceries at the Food Bank For New York City in 2013. A number of new rules and actions proposed by the Trump administration could affect poor or low-income people who use government safety net programs. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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"I think Mexico will step up and do what they should have done," President Trump said at a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May after a meeting with her at 10 Downing Street. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The new U.S. tariffs list includes staples such as rice, along with clocks, watches and other items that weren't previously under threat of new duties. Here, farmers plant rice seeds at a seedlings pool in China's Jiangsu province. Xu Jingbai/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Prepares Tariffs On Additional $300B Of Imported Chinese Goods

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In The Man They Wanted Me to Be: Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of Our Own Making, writer Jared Yates Sexton explores the dangers of patriarchy. Tim Robberts/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump holds up a Red Sox team jersey that was presented to him by outfielder J.D. Martinez Thursday at the White House. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Trump holds up an executive order he signed at an NRA event Friday, announcing that the United States will drop out of the Arms Trade Treaty that was signed during the Obama administration. Lucas Jackson/Reuters hide caption

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President Trump hands out pens after signing an executive order aimed at making it easier for companies to pursue oil and gas pipeline projects. The president addressed an audience at the International Union of Operating Engineers International Training and Education Center in Texas. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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President Trump listens as NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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5 Dark Clouds Hanging Over NATO's 70th Anniversary

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Cindy and Fred Warmbier, parents of Otto Warmbier, released a statement saying, "No excuses or lavish praise can change" the fact that they hold North Korean leader Kim Jong Un responsible for their son's death. The Warmbiers are seen here at the U.N., where they spoke about human rights last May. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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