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Monica Goodling, former Justice Department liaison to the White House, talks to her attorney John Dowd before she testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, May 23, 2007, as it looks into the dismissal of several U.S. Attorneys. (George Bridges/MCT)
FILE-- In this file photo taken on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, chief of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi, right, sits next to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after being awarded medal of honor by President Hassan Rouhani during a ceremony in Tehran, Iran.  Iran's atomic chief warned Tuesday the Islamic Republic needs only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent, a level at which the material could be used for a nuclear weapon. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, talks to reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
on May 14, 2018 in Washington, DC.
**HOLD FOR STORY TO MOVE OVERNIGHT. WDC WILL ADVISE TIMING** This photo acquired by The Associated Press is copied from a leaked email sent by Elliott Broidy and shows George Nader posing for a photo with President Donald Trump back stage at an RNC fund raiser in Dallas on Oct. 25, 2017. (AP Photo)
Billionaire co-founder of Galleon Group Raj Rajaratnam, right, enters Manhattan federal court with his attorney John Dowd, Friday, April 29, 2011, in New York. Jury deliberations continue in the trial of Rajaratnam, who is accused of gaining $63 million from trading on illegal stock tips. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to members of the media after he returned to the U.S. Capitol from a meeting at the White House January 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House negotiating border security funding and government shutdown, calling it “a total waste of time.”  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
on February 2, 2018 in Washington, DC.
LAREDO, TEXAS - JULY 23:  Republican Presidential candidate and business mogul Donald Trump exits his plane during his trip to the border on July 23, 2015 in Laredo, Texas. Trump's recent comments, calling some immigrants from Mexico as drug traffickers and rapists, have stirred up reactions on both sides of the aisle. Although fellow Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has denounced Trump's comments and his campaign in general, U.S. Senator from Texas Ted-Cruz has so far refused to bash his fellow Republican nominee. (Photo by Matthew Busch/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 14: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing in Rayburn Building discuss preparations for the 2020 Census and citizenship questions on Thursday March 14, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
on May 4, 2018 in Dallas, Texas.
on May 17, 2018 in Washington, DC.
on March 12, 2013 in Washington, DC.
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