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President Trump looks on as his nominee for Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, speaks at the White House on Nov. 2. On Thursday, Trump said he is "not thrilled" about Fed interest rate hikes. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Slams Interest Rate Hikes, Ignoring Hands-Off Tradition Toward Fed

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Asked by reporters at the start of a Cabinet meeting whether Russia is still targeting the U.S., President Trump shook his head and said "no." Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Trump's and Russian President Vladimir Putin's summit was a meeting between allies, with convergent interests and common goals, according to a Brookings Institution fellow. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Russian intercontinental ballistic missile is moved during military training in the mid-1990s near Irkutsk, Siberia, Russia. Arms control has been at the center of a decades-long discussion between Russia and the U.S. Associated Press hide caption

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Arms Control Surfaced In Helsinki, But It's Likely Just Talk

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Former President Barack Obama speaks in Johannesburg on Tuesday at the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'We've Been Through Darker Times': Barack Obama Speaks In South Africa

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Sen. John McCain called President Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory." Patrick Semansky/AP 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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A protest against President Trump in London's Parliament Square includes a giant balloon of "Trump Baby" in a diaper on Friday. It flew high above the statutes of prominent historical figures including Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and Millicent Fawcett. Amer Ghazzal/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Large Protests, Baby Blimp Greet Trump In London And The U.K.

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President Trump arrives at the NATO summit in Brussels. The House is scheduled to take up a measure Wednesday reaffirming U.S. support for NATO; the Senate approved a similar measure Tuesday. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In what was supposed to be a brief photo op ahead of a breakfast meeting, President Trump launched a verbal attack against NATO defense spending as cameras clicked away. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Scott Pruitt attends a picnic for military families at the White House on July 4, a day before he was forced out of as head of the Environmental Protection Agency for various alleged ethical lapses. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Many considered Brett Kavanaugh the front-runner to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, even before Kennedy announced his retirement. Despite his credentials, Kavanaugh still met resistance within Trump world. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in as a federal judge by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in 2006. President George W. Bush looks on. Kavanaugh is Trump's pick to replace Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, his wife, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, and their daughters stand by President Trump after the president announced Kavanaugh's nomination on Monday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images 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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News crews set up in front of the Supreme Court early Monday morning in Washington, D.C. President Trump is expected to announce his choice for Supreme Court justice Monday evening. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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