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Scaramucci targets Priebus, Bannon in expletive-ridden call with reporter

I sometimes use colorful language,' he later said on Twitter.

Jeff Sessions: President Trump's criticism is 'kind of hurtful'

But the attorney general says Trump has the country's best interests in mind.

Here's who Trump's advisers are eyeing as possible Priebus replacements

People close to Trump say he is increasingly frustrated.

Alaska senator's health care vote draws White House ire

Murkowski's office confirmed she received a call to voice Trump's displeasure.

Senate sends new Russia sanctions bill to White House in overwhelming vote

The Senate approved the sanctions bill in a 98-2 vote.

No changes in military transgender policy for now, top US general says

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff pauses for further White House guidance.

What is a recess appointment, and is it a feasible option for Trump if Sessions goes?

Trump's criticism of Sessions has many wondering if the AG will be replaced.

Scaramucci deflects questions on leaks to Priebus

The White House communications director is under fire for a tweet he wrote.

WATCH: 2 of Trump's top advisers at odds with each other

Newly appointed communications director Anthony Scaramucci insinuates Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may have leaked his financial disclosure info to reporters, which is a felony.

WATCH: Senate Republicans determined to pass 'skinny repeal'

The "skinny repeal," more of a placeholder than a comprehensive plan, would strip away the mandate that Americans have to buy insurance.

WATCH: Trump blindsides Pentagon with military transgender ban

The nation's highest military officer assures "there will be no modifications to the current policy" until further direction has been received from Trump and the secretary of defense.

WATCH: Hillary Clinton calling new book 'What Happened'

Clinton is promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump.

WATCH: What senators think of the 'skinny repeal' option

Most Republicans said they'll vote for the bare-bones plan, as long as it leads to more negotiations with the House on a final bill.

WATCH: WH responds to criticism of Trump's speech at Boy Scout event

Press secretary Sarah Sanders repeatedly touted the energy of the crowds responding to the president and said nothing about the substance of his remarks.

WATCH: The Briefing Room: Jeff Sessions heads to El Salvador, WH pushes health care reform

ABC News' John Santucci, John Fishel, Katherine Faulders, Mary Bruce and Jonathan Karl provide extended analysis of the White House press briefing.

WATCH: Anthony Scaramucci feuds with Reince Priebus

"The View" co-hosts discuss Scaramucci's investigation into leaks from the White House.

WATCH: Fallout continues from Trump's trans service member ban

"The View" co-hosts discuss arguments for and against the ban.

WATCH: New details on Hillary Clinton's tell-all memoir

Her new book, titled "What Happened," reflects on the election loss and will be released on Sept. 12, 2017.

WATCH: Sen. Lindsey Graham warns of 'holy hell to pay' if Trump fires Sessions

The Republican senator said the president "should show some respect for Jeff Sessions as a person."

WATCH: Military reacts to Trump's transgender military ban

ABC News' Martha Raddatz reports on whether Pentagon officials were aware President Trump was announcing the ban and what the ban means for current transgender military personnel.

Obamacare repeal fails again in the Senate in 49-51 vote

The vote happened early Friday morning.

Capitol Hill lawmakers celebrate National Intern Day

Members of congress and senators paid tribute to their interns on social media.

The Note: Transgender troops in turmoil after Trump bans them

The policy change, announced on twitter, sparked an intense reaction

Effect of US military ban on transgender troops remains to be seen

The president announced his intention on Twitter.

Trump has been 'clear' about his feelings on Sessions: Sanders

"You can be disappointed in someone but still want them to continue," she said.

Sessions 'enjoys wide support' of federal prosecutors: Top DOJ official

Supporters and critics alike say Sessions should stick it out.

Senate measure to repeal Obamacare fails

The Senate is in the thick of a potentially days-long process.

What to know about Rod Rosenstein, the deputy AG under Sessions

Rosenstein is the second-in-command at the Justice Department.

Former Trump campaign adviser meets with House Intelligence Committee

The committee is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Politicians, LGBT activists react to transgender ban

Trump announced the new policy in a series of tweets.

Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine

WATCH: Trump tweets sweeping ban of transgender people from serving in the military

As a candidate, Trump promised to protect gay, lesbian and transgender rights; his sudden announcement immediately sparked outrage and protests around the country.

WATCH: Trump tweets more criticism about Sessions

Officials say Trump and Sessions haven't spoken in days; sources allege Sessions plans to keep doing his job.

WATCH: Senate Republicans fail to get necessary votes to repeal and replace Obamacare

A plan to repeal and replace Obamacare was voted down, as was a plan to just repeal and work out the replacement later; Trump takes aim at Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski.

WATCH: Senate measure to repeal Obamacare fails

With the failure Wednesday afternoon of the 2015 House bill that would just repeal the Affordable Care Act, Congress' two best chances to scrap Obamacare in one fell swoop dissipated before senators' eyes.

WATCH: Transgender army veteran speaks out on Trump's military transgender ban

Army veteran and transgender woman Laila Ireland reacts to Trump's decision to ban transgender people from the U.S. military.

WATCH: The Briefing Room: Trump transgender ban and health care debate

ABC News' MaryAlice Parks, John Santucci, Jonathan Karl and Mary Bruce break down the White House press briefing.

WATCH: US Attorney offers support for Jeff Sessions

Speaking with ABC News' Pierre Thomas, U.S. Attorney Jill Rose of the Western District of North Carolina said Sessions "enjoys wide support" among federal prosecutors like her.

WATCH: Recess appointments: The basics

The president has the power to make appointments when the Senate is not in session.

WATCH: Trump says transgender people won't be allowed to serve in military 'in any capacity'

His surprise announcement comes after Defense Secretary James Mattis last month delayed the review of an Obama-era policy that allowed openly transgender people to join the military.

WATCH: Trump bans transgender service members

"The View" co-hosts discuss the president's announcement on Twitter.

WATCH: Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital 6 weeks after shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., was discharged from MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Tuesday, the hospital said in a statement today, nearly six weeks after he and three others were shot at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia.

WATCH: Senate continues voting on Obamacare repeal options

Senators will vote on several possibilities for repealing and replacing the ACA.

ANALYSIS: No one saw Trump's transgender military ban coming

By all accounts, this announcement took everyone in D.C. by surprise.

By the numbers: Transgender individuals serving in the US military

Between 1,320 and 6,630 active duty service members may be transgender.

The Note: A step forward, a step back for repeal and replace

Senate Republicans scored a procedural victory, but are far from consensus

'Just the beginning': Republicans move health care bid forward

The vote was 51-50.

Trump, Sessions 'need to either get together or separate,' White House spokesman says

"I don’t know if they will" reconcile, Anthony Scaramucci said.

Subpoena dropped against former Trump campaign chairman

Paul Manafort has reached an agreement with the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Sessions has no plans to resign, hasn't spoken to Trump in days, source says

But a White House spokesman says "We'll get to a resolution shortly."