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FILE- In this Aug. 26, 2010, file photo, Republican candidate for Corporation Commission Gary Pierce, campaigns with other Republican candidates in Phoenix. Pierce, the former Arizona utility regulator, was indicted Tuesday, May 23, 2017, on bribery and fraud charges in what prosecutors said was a scheme to funnel $31,000 in payments to him and arrange his purchase of a $350,000 property in exchange for favorable votes for a utility. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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"Public broadcasting is a relic that has to be abolished," said Beatrix von Storch, who serves as deputy chairwoman of the far-right Alternative for Germany party. (Associated Press)

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Sergeant-at-Arms Sven K. Lindquist, left, talks with state troopers at the gate to the empty Minnesota Senate chambers during a recess on Day 3 of the special session Thursday, May 25, 2017 in St. Paul, Minn. where lawmakers continue to make another run of passing the major remaining parts of a $46 billion budget. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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Illustration on tax reform by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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FILE - This March 9, 2017, file photo, Republican Sen. Daniel Thatcher speaks on the phone on the Senate floor at the Utah state Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Utah lawmakers say they hope a new, unique law cuts down on the expanding and increasingly troubling forms of cyber harassment by giving authorities the ability to send the online bullies to jail. Thatcher, who sponsored the 2017 legislation, said there's a chance that he may look to make a minor change to the law in order to better clarify its meaning, but doesn't expect a significant adjustment. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

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FILE - This Feb. 3, 2015, file photo, Eagle Mountain Republican Rep. David Lifferth appears on the house floor at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Utah lawmakers say they hope a new, unique law cuts down on the expanding and increasingly troubling forms of cyber harassment by giving authorities the ability to send the online bullies to jail. Last year, Utah legislators considered a similar bill, but stripped out the personally identifiable information portion because some committee members were concerned with how broad some terms in that section were, said than Republican Rep. Lifferth, who sponsored the 2016 bill. Lifferth's bill was never passed because lawmakers say they ran out of time. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is likely to expand a controversial guest-worker program. The amount of H-2B visas issued could more than double. (Associated Press)

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Melania Trump, right, wife of US President Donald Trump visits the Magritte Museum in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump is in Belgium for a two day visit which will include a meeting with EU officials and a NATO summit. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)

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Melania Trump, the wife of US President Donald Trump, left, walks with Queen Mathilde, the wife of Belgian King Philippe, center, and Ingrid Schulerud, wife of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg prior to a group photo at the Royal Palace of Laeken, near Brussels, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Melania Trump, right, wife of US President Donald Trump speaks with Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron as they visit the Magritte Museum in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump is in Belgium for a two day visit which will include a meeting with EU officials and a NATO summit. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)

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Melania Trump, the wife of US President Donald Trump, center, poses with Belgium's Queen Mathilde, right, and Gauthier Desteney, the husband of Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel during a group photo for the spouses and partner program at the Royal Palace of Laeken, near Brussels, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Melania Trump, the wife of US President Donald Trump, right, and Emine Erdogan, the wife of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose together during a group photo during the spouse and partner program at the Royal Palace of Laeken, near Brussels, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Melania Trump, right, wife of US President Donald Trump, arrives at the Magritte Museum in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump is in Belgium for a two day visit which will include a meeting with EU officials and a NATO summit. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)

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Hollywood actor Judd Nelson is in the District this weekend for a cause that’s close to his heart — the GI Film Festival, now in its 11th year. “Regardless of one’s political persuasion, history is shaped by military conflict. Those people on the front lines, they’re in harm’s way, and I support them 100 percent,” Mr. Nelson told The Washington Times at the U.S. Navy Memorial. (GI FILM FESTIVAL)

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FILE- In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne smiles during the official election canvass approval signing at the Historic Senate Chambers at the Capitol in Phoenix. The Arizona Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday on former Arizona Attorney General Horne's appeal of a ruling that found he violated campaign finance laws during his 2010 campaign and put him on the hook to repay $400,000 to donors and a possible $1.2 million fine. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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In this Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is shown here during the official election canvass approval signing at the Historic Senate Chambers at the Capitol in Phoenix. The Arizona Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday, May 25, 2017, on former Arizona Attorney General Horne's appeal of a ruling that found he violated campaign finance laws during his 2010 campaign and put him on the hook to repay $400,000 to donors and a possible $1.2 million fine. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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Armed British Transport Police Specialist Operations officers on board a train to Birmingham New Street at Euston station in London as armed police officers are patrolling on board trains nationwide for the first time Thursday May 25, 2017. British Transport Police announced the measure in a bid to "disrupt and deter criminal activity" on the rail network after the UK terror threat level rose to critical in the wake of the Manchester attack. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)

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Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin addresses media on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. The sheriff, who cited Montana congressional candidate Greg Gianforte for shoving a reporter to the ground, says the Republican was charged with misdemeanor assault because there was no serious bodily injury. Gootkin said he never considered pursuing a felony charge against Gianforte based on evidence collected after the Wednesday incident. (AP Photo/Bobby Calvan)

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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2016 file photo, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee walks onto the stage before a Republican presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa. Huckabee will start a new weekly talk show on the religious Trinity Broadcasting Network this fall. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)