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According to The New York Times, Trump administration officials met with coup plotters who wanted to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (center), shown here at a ceremony last month. Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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The Trump administration threatened to raise proposed tariffs on Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, escalating U.S. trade tensions with Beijing. Brian Snyder/Reuters hide caption

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Trump Administration Threatens Even Higher Tariffs On China

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Executive Associate Director of Enforcement And Removal Operations Matthew Albence, testifies as the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the Trump administration's policies on immigration enforcement and family reunification efforts, on Capitol Hill on July 31, 2018. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Lawmakers Question Trump Officials On Family Separation Policy

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Traders work on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on July 26, 2018 in New York. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Eyes Capital Gains Tax Cut

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A plaque marks the U.S. border on the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry bridge which connects the U.S. and Mexico on July 23, 2018. As many as 2,551 migrant children ages 5 to 17 were separated from their families after they crossed into the U.S. from Mexico along the border. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge To Appoint Special Monitor To Oversee Detention Facilities

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American pastor Andrew Brunson is being held in Turkey on accusations of terror and espionage.In a tweet, President Trump called Brunson "a great Christian, family man and wonderful human being." AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y. (center) held a press conference earlier this month outside Manhattan federal court with Liz OuYang (left) of the New York Immigration Coalition and other critics of the new citizenship question on the 2020 census. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who oversees the census, approved adding a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census in March. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Former CIA Director John Brennan and other former top national security officials could lose their security clearance if the White House follows through on a threat made Monday. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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In the White House briefing room, Sarah Sanders often moves quickly from one news outlet to the next, cutting off follow-up questions and ending press conferences with many reporters' questions unanswered. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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In The White House Press Room, Sarah Sanders Channels President Trump

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Sisters from Guatemala seeking asylum, cross a bridge to a port of entry in to the United States from Matamoros, Mexico, in Brownsville, Texas. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Denied Asylum, But Terrified To Return Home

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A screenshot from a ProPublica video shows Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid after reuniting with her mother, Cindy, at an airport in Houston. ProPublica/Twitter hide caption

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The U.S. Census Bureau, headquartered in Suitland, Md., is facing a lawsuit over its long-standing policy of counting unauthorized immigrants in census numbers used to redistribute seats in Congress. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Journalists set up in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Monday in anticipation of President Trump's announcing his next Supreme Court nomination Monday evening. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Sandra Lopez holds her daughter, Areli, next to Rev. Shawna Foster in the basement of the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist parsonage in Carbondale, Colo. Wyatt Orme/Aspen Public Radio hide caption

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Desperate To Avoid Deportation, She Hasn't Left Sanctuary For 8 Months

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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, seen here last month, said that the government will meet a federal judge's deadlines for family reunification. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Yeni Gonzalez (center), a Guatemalan mother who was separated from her three children at the U.S.-Mexico border, is embraced by volunteer Janey Pearl Starks as pictures of other children separated from their families are displayed during a news conference on Tuesday in New York City. Gonzalez saw her children in a New York City facility for the first time since mid-May. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Migrant Parents Face Major Obstacles Before They Can Regain Custody Of Their Children

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies event in May. On Tuesday, the departments of Justice and Education announced that they have retracted documents that advised schools on how they could legally consider race in admissions and other decisions. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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The E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse in Washington, D.C., where a federal judge ruled against the Trump administration's detention of asylum-seekers. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Federal Judge Orders Administration To End Arbitrary Detention Of Asylum-Seekers

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Protesters in front of The Red Hen in Lexington, Va. on Tuesday, June 26. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant by its owner. Norm Shafer/Getty Images hide caption

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For Restaurant Staff, A Rare Chance To Protest The Trump Administration

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