Much of the world has soured on American leadership since President Trump took office, a loss of faith that has opened up opportunities for other countries like China, Russia and Germany to assert themselves on the international stage, according to an extensive new survey of people living around the globe.
White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that some of the hard-line immigration policies President Trump advocated during the campaign were “uninformed,” that the United States will never construct a wall along its entire southern border and that Mexico will never pay for it, according to people familiar with the meeting.
A looming government shutdown is sharpening the debate over immigration and the DACA program. A CBS News poll out Thursday shows most Americans would let young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children stay in the U.S.
A U.S. plan to turn its Syrian Kurdish allies into a semiprofessional border force is stoking new tensions with NATO ally Turkey, which threatened Wednesday to launch an attack on Kurdish areas of northern Syria.