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Senate Democrats push back on Trump claim blaming them for family separations

GOP senator on border separations: This is "not the right thing to be doing." ...
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The ‘Entrapment’ of Michael Caputo and Roger Stone

Aaron Blake of the Washington Post does a more than adequate job of giving you the nuts and bolts of the latest Roger Stone blowup, so I won’t waste time here repeating his work. The short version is Roger Stone and his longtime partner in s...

Governors won’t send Guard units to border if family separation continues

Three governors have moved to pull their states’ resources from the border if the Trump administration continues its policy to separate children. ...

Democrats push back on Trump claim blaming them for family separations

GOP senator on border separations: This is "not the right thing to be doing." ...

Sessions and Nielsen Give Trump ‘Shock and Awe’ on Our Southern Border

As we know, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen recently made the decision to detain every migrant who crossed our southern border while they await prosecution, leading to separation from their children. Here is how Reuters reported on the story at the time thi...

The GOP backs Trump on separating families at the border — which is all he cares about

The GOP backs Trump on separating families at the border — which is all he cares about This post has been updated with another new poll, from CNN. President Trump’s administration has taken the rath...

The GOP has Trump’s back on separating families at the border — which is all he cares about

The GOP has Trump’s back on separating families at the border — which is all he cares about The Trump administration has taken the rather remarkable and contro...

The Supreme Court just gave Republicans a big break on gerrymandering

The Supreme Court just gave Republicans a big break on gerrymandering Let’s get one thing straight: When given the chance, both parties have ...

The Russia Conspiracy Is Unraveling Across the Pond

George Cottrell’s arrest was hardly noticed at the time, especially in the United States, and it appeared even in the court documents that his subsequent cooperation with federal prosecutors pertained to the crimes for which he had been indicted, which had no obvious relationship to the Russia investigation. Before long, however, we may all know his name and his story, and he could wind up being a key figure in the downfall of Donald Trump. You’ll have to go behind a ...

Trump directs creation of ‘space force’ as sixth branch of military

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, the “Space Force.” ...

President Trump doubles down on immigration amid backlash

“Crime in Germany is way up,” the president tweeted while warning that migrants have “so strongly and violently changed their culture!” ...

How images of separated children are shaping the immigration debate

The Trump administration is wielding tight control over images of migrant children being held, separate from their parents, but the limited photos and videos released by the Department of Homeland Security already are shaping the national immigration debate. Former first lady Laura Bush, who seldom steps into the political arena, cited “images of children who have […] ...

President Trump lashes out on Twitter over immigration amid backlash

“Crime in Germany is way up,” the president tweeted while warning that migrants have “so strongly and violently changed their culture!” ...

What’s happening on immigration in Congress this week? A day-by-day guide

What’s happening on immigration in Congress this week? A day-by-day guide It feels like Washington is hurtling toward a breaking point on immigration this week. President Trump ...

How Rogue Agents at the FBI Influenced the Election

The one word Trump and his enablers want everyone to take from the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on the Clinton email investigation is “bias.” They are totally unconcerned about the major finding in the report, which was that the decision to not charge Clinton was “based on the prosecutors...

The grim desperation of Kirstjen Nielsen

The grim desperation of Kirstjen Nielsen If there’s one member of President Trump’s Cabinet who is the most embattled right now, it might be Kirstjen Niel...

Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans ...

The Note: Nothing ‘simple’ about crisis stemming from separating migrant families

There’s nothing simple or self-explanatory about the growing crisis surrounding the separation of children from parents apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

The Note: Nothing ‘simple’ about crisis stemming from separating migrant families

There’s nothing simple or self-explanatory about the growing crisis surrounding the separation of children from parents apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

Roger Stone’s and Michael Caputo’s damningly false denials of contact with Russians

Roger Stone’s and Michael Caputo’s damningly false denials of contact with Russians If Roger Stone and Michael Caputo told investigators what they said publi...