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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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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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White House press secretary Sean Spicer briefs the media in June. He announced Friday that he was stepping down from his job in the Trump administration and would continue his service through August. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, right, takes to the stage Tuesday at the White House after being introduced by Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Both of them, as well as Vice President Mike Pence, have had their credibility damaged after issuing denials that President Trump later reversed. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Bit By Bit, Trump Is Shredding Credibility Of White House Officials

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President Trump weighed back in on Twitter, apparently trying to switch subjects, from the troubles of his former national security adviser to raising the possibility of a government shutdown. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Through a video camera viewfinder, President Trump is seen addressing the crowd during the Conservative Political Action Conference in February. Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. artist Ryan Mendoza poses for a photo next to the former house of Afro-American human rights figure Rosa Parks on Mendoza's property on April 6, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Mendoza bought the house, which was slated for demolition in Detroit, took it apart, shipped it to Germany, and put it back together again on the property next to his studio. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer answers reporters' questions during the daily news conference at the White House on Tuesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Spokesman Stumbles Over Assad-Hitler Comparison

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White House reporters line up Friday in Washington in hopes of attending a briefing in press secretary Sean Spicer's office. The off-camera briefing was limited mostly to pool reporters, broadcast networks and conservative-leaning outlets, with reporters for CNN, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and others denied entry. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A group numbering in the hundreds gather to protest the appearance of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell R-Ky., and the policies of the Trump administration in Jeffersontown, Ky., on Wednesday. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Then-national security adviser Michael Flynn, senior adviser Jared Kushner and President Trump. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. Now, the focus moves to what he told investigators. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump called for a major investigation into voter fraud on Wednesday. This comes after widespread criticism of his unverified claim that up to 5 million people voted illegally. Ringo Chiu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Criticism Of Claims, Trump Seeks Investigation Into Voter Fraud

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President Trump hosts Democratic and Republican congressional leaders in the State Dining Room of the White House on Monday. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer delivers a statement in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on Saturday. Mandel Ngan /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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