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The Gridiron dinner, like Fight Club, has rules. Rule No. 1: "Singe, don't burn" with your roast-style jokes. Rule No. 2: No photographs, video or tweeting during the ceremony. There are a few more rules, but really, we're just trying to explain why the photograph above is a shot of Trump from last month. Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is expected to make his primary challenge against incumbent Republican Sen. Roger Wicker official on Wednesday. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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An author described former White House strategist Steve Bannon as "upset" about "the power of this rising women's movement." Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Steve Bannon Sees #MeToo As An 'Existential Threat' To Trump, Journalist Says

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Steve Bannon, former strategist for President Trump, has left his job at Breitbart News. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP hide caption

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Steve Bannon Out At Breitbart News

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A copy of Fire and Fury sits on display at a bookstore in Washington, D.C., on Friday. The book was rushed into bookstores and onto e-book platforms because of demand and the threat of a lawsuit from President Trump. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Publication of Michael Wolff's new book about the Trump White House was moved up, despite the president's threat to block it. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images hide caption

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'People Regret What They Said To Me,' Michael Wolff Tells NPR About Trump Book

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President Trump and Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell talk to reporters in the Rose Garden following a lunch meeting at the White House in October to combat rumors they have a strained relationship. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Bannon was quoted in a new book calling the meeting that Donald Trump Jr. and other top Trump campaign advisers took with Russian intermediaries in June 2016 "treasonous" and "unpatriotic." Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was quoted in Fire and Fury, a book about the Trump White House by journalist Michael Wolff. Jonathan Bachman/Reuters hide caption

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Democrat Doug Jones greets supporters before his victory speech Tuesday night. Jones defeated controversial Republican Roy Moore to become the first Democratic senator elected from Alabama in 25 years. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Mercer and his daughter Rebekah Mercer attend the 2017 TIME 100 Gala. He announced that he is stepping down from the hedge fund he co-heads and is selling his stake in Breitbart News to his daughters. Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell looks on as Preisdent Trump speaks to reporters in the White House Rose Garden following a lunch meeting. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 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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In the American Prospect interview, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon described economic competition between the U.S. and China in apocalyptic terms. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump announces the introduction of the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act with Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. (left), and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Wednesday. Getty Images hide caption

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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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Inside The 'Shakespearean Irony' Of Trump And Bannon's Relationship

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White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has clashed with President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Trump said Tuesday he's his own strategist. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jared Kushner (from left), President Trump's son-in-law; President Trump; and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. Bannon's influence with Trump appears to be on the decline with Kushner on the rise. Mark Wilson; Pool; Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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