The week in politics

Published 2340 GMT (0740 HKT) August 20, 2016
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An employee from the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation removes a statue of a naked Donald Trump from Union Square on Thursday, August 18. Mary Altaffer/AP
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton greets Vice President Joe Biden on an airport tarmac in Avoca, Pennsylvania, on Monday, August 15. Watch CNN's Jeanne Moos on the "endless embrace" Carolyn Kaster/AP
Kellyanne Conway, the new campaign manager for presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks to reporters in New York on Wednesday, August 17. Conway had been a senior adviser and pollster to the Republican's campaign. Steve Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart News, was named as the campaign's chief executive. Gerald Herbert/AP
The flag-draped coffin of U.S. Rep. Mark Takai sits in Hawaii's state Capitol on Thursday, August 18. The congressman died after a battle with pancreatic cancer, his office announced. He was 49 years old. Caleb Jones/AP
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's running mate, visits the Democratic Party's campaign office in Madison, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, August 16. Amber Arnold/AP
A girl attends a Hillary Clinton rally at a Cleveland high school on Wednesday, August 17. Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images
An man wears a hat with Donald Trump's campaign slogan before the Republican nominee attended an event in Youngstown, Ohio, on Monday, August 15. Ty Wright/Bloomberg/Getty Images
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reacts to a question Tuesday, August 16, after signing legislation that would bar the state's public pension fund from investing with companies that boycott Israel or Israeli businesses. Mel Evans/AP
Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, help unload supplies for flood victims during a visit to Gonzales, Louisiana, on Friday, August 19. The two were in the state following mammoth flooding in and around Baton Rouge. Max Becherer/AP
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poses for photos after speaking in Cleveland on Wednesday, August 17. Carolyn Kaster/AP
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reads from a teleprompter during a campaign event in Youngstown, Ohio, on Monday, August 15. Ty Wright/Bloomberg/Getty Images