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Oprah Winfrey accepts the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday. Winfrey's speech spurred talk of a possible presidential run. NBCUniversal via Getty Images hide caption

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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Tuesday, where he reportedly made the controversial remarks. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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President Donald Trump shakes hands with White House physician Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson following his annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Friday Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May during their meeting at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly in September. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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President Trump speaks during a meeting on services for people leaving prison in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Thursday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Uses Bully Pulpit To Support More Services For People Leaving Prisons

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Trump Describes African Countries As 'S***holes' During DACA Negotiations

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President Trump presides over a meeting about immigration with Republican and Democratic members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday. Congress and the White House are trying to work out an immigration deal prior to Jan. 19. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The House on Thursday agreed to reauthorize a controversial spying bill after President Trump — whose administration supports it — blasted the measure on Twitter. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks during a Donald Trump campaign rally on Aug. 31, 2016 in Phoenix, Ariz. Ralph Freso/Getty Images hide caption

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'Deport Them': Arpaio Departs From Trump On DACA Recipients

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President Trump chats with Russian President Vladimir Putin as they attend a meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam in November. Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Unveil A Blueprint For Battling Putin, Daring Trump To Act

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Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, led efforts to require work for Medicaid recipients while in charge of Indiana's program. She was sworn in as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by Vice President Pence on March 14. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration Will Let States Require People To Work For Medicaid

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Representative Darrell Issa, R-Calif., became the 31st Republican to announce he is not seeking re-election in this year's midterms. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., announced Wednesday that he is retiring from Congress and would not be seeking re-election, the 31st House Republican to do so. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Darrell Issa To Retire, Adding To Record GOP Exodus From Congress

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On Tuesday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., released testimony that Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson gave to the Senate Judiciary Committee. She released the material without coordinating with committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Voters cast their ballots in Salem, Ohio, on Nov. 8, 2016. On Wednesday the Supreme Court hears a case about Ohio's voter registration policy. Ty Wright/Getty Images hide caption

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In Key Voting-Rights Case, Court Appears Divided Over Ohio's 'Use It Or Lose It' Rule

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Demonstrators urging the Democratic Party to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA) rally outside the office of California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein in Los Angeles last week. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise listens as five officers are presented with medals during a ceremony in November. The officers were honored for risking their lives to save others when a gunman opened fire on the GOP congressional baseball team's practice in June. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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