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Arguments, confusion, second-guessing: Inside Trump’s reversal on separating migrant families

June 23, 2018
Josh Dawsey, Nick Miroff, Devlin Barrett | The Washington Post
The White House’s hastily crafted executive order to end child separations spurred confusion and fights within the federal government, and second-guessing from the president who had demanded the order in the first place.
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Hasty immigration order gives way to West Wing tensions

June 23, 2018
Annie Karni, Nancy Cook , Eliana Johnson | POLITICO
Facing an unprecedented outpouring of public outrage this week over the separation of migrant families at the border, President Donald Trump did what he usually does when he wants a quick fix: Asked for an executive order.
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Hasty immigration order gives way to West Wing tensions

June 23, 2018
Annie Karni, Nancy Cook , Eliana Johnson | POLITICO
Facing an unprecedented outpouring of public outrage this week over the separation of migrant families at the border, President Donald Trump did what he usually does when he wants a quick fix: Asked for an executive order.

Crisis at the border and in Washington

June 22, 2018
Discussing the immigration crisis.
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President Trump’s plan to streamline the government

June 22, 2018
Could the federal government be reorganized?
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Trump administration seeks approval from judge to detain immigrant families together

June 22, 2018
Devlin Barrett | The Washington Post
The Trump administration asked a federal judge in California on Thursday to permit federal agents to detain together those families suspected of illegally entering the country, in the wake of an outcry over the government’s recent practice of separating children from their parents.
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Where are the beds? Questions surround Trump’s plan to hold families in detention

June 22, 2018
Yeganeh Torbati, Reade Levinson, Kristina Cooke | Reuters
One child stopped eating and fell into a depression. Another who could previously walk on his own now asks his mother to carry him everywhere. A third child started biting other children.
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Trump seeks meeting with Putin even as allies seek to isolate Russia

June 22, 2018
Peter Baker, Andrew E. Kramer | The New York Times
President Trump hopes to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia in the next few weeks even as the American leader increasingly clashes with European allies over how to counter Moscow’s assertive actions in Europe and the Middle East.
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Legal battle looms over Trump’s new plan to detain immigrant families

June 21, 2018
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
President Donald Trump's move to quell the firestorm over his administration's separation of migrant families at the border seems certain to draw legal challenges concerning the federal government's obligations when holding children in long-term detention.
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