Politics

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June 21, 2018 - 5:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- First lady Melania Trump’s unannounced visit to McAllen, Texas to visit immigrant children in a detention center was meant to send a message that the first lady cares. But an army green jacket she wore boarding her plane to Texas at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland sent a very...
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June 21, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is not content simply to televise President Donald Trump at a campaign-style rally. The network is compelled to point it out when its rivals don't.
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June 21, 2018 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a spokesman said Thursday.
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June 21, 2018 - 3:06 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives rejected a conservative immigration proposal Thursday and delayed a planned vote on a GOP compromise measure until Friday in another setback for House Republican leaders hoping to take up immigration reform and tout their solution to the ongoing family...
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June 21, 2018 - 2:17 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Department of Justice on Thursday asked a federal judge to change the rules regarding the detention of immigrant families who enter the country illegally, seeking permission to detain them for longer than 20 days in an effort to keep children with their parents.
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June 21, 2018 - 1:27 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mayors of major U.S. cities who gathered Thursday at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico said that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making with an executive order to halt the separation of minors as...
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June 21, 2018 - 1:25 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday, talking with children and staff as she got a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.
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June 21, 2018 - 11:56 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers and watchdog groups pressed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt Thursday to share details about his legal defense fund. The EPA administrator told a Senate hearing last month that a legal defense fund has been set up to help with his mounting legal...
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ABC News
June 21, 2018 - 11:42 am
(MCALLEN, Texas) -- First lady Melania Trump traveled to Texas Thursday in an unannounced visit to a social services center amid a crisis over migrant children being forcibly separated from their parents as a result of the administration's "zero-tolerance" policy. "I'm glad I'm here, and I'm...
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June 21, 2018 - 11:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours before House showdown votes on immigration, President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that any measure the chamber passes would be doomed in the Senate anyway. His comments could weaken Republicans' already uphill drive to pass legislation on an issue that's become...
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