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Trump’s two-front war

March 22, 2018
Jonathan Swan | Axios
President Trump is ending the week with a flop — nowhere close to the border wall funding he wanted in the DACA-less spending bill that congressional leaders released last evening. But he's fulfilling one of his most aggressive campaign promises with his anti-China trade action.
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GOP balks as White House floats new Dreamers deal

March 15, 2018
Rachael Bade, Burgess Everett | Politico
If President Donald Trump wants to win some border wall money next week, he’s going to have to overcome skepticism within his own party.
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Immigration bills fail in Congress, leaving ‘dreamers’ in limbo

February 16, 2018
Ed O'Keefe, Mike DeBois, David Nakamura | The Washington Post
Weeks of intense negotiations for a bipartisan deal on immigration collapsed in Congress on Thursday, leaving hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants facing possible deportation.
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Bipartisan group reaches deal on immigration, fulfilling some Trump demands

February 15, 2018
Ed O'Keefe, David Nakamura , Mike DeBonis | The Washington Post
A bipartisan group of senators reached a deal on immigration Wednesday as President Trump attempted to preemptively undercut the proposal by delivering an ultimatum: Pass my plan or risk a veto.
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Trump backs GOP immigration plan, rejects limited approach on dreamers

February 14, 2018
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
President Trump on Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to revamp the nation’s immigration system that would legalize 1.8 million undocumented young immigrants while spending billions on U.S.-Mexico border security and significantly change decades of current policy.
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Immigration debate launches in the Senate — and a GOP plan picks up support

February 13, 2018
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
The Senate’s top Republican endorsed a plan Monday that would revamp immigration policy the way President Trump wants to, as senators began debating whether to grant permanent legal status to some young undocumented immigrants and bolster the nation’s southern border security.
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Nancy Pelosi’s filibuster-style speech tops eight hours in bid to force immigration votes

February 8, 2018
Ed O'Keefe, David Weigel , Paul Kane | The Washington Post
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi commandeered the House floor Wednesday for a day-into-night marathon plea to Republicans for action on immigration, casting the fate of young undocumented immigrants in moral terms.
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New bipartisan immigration plan to be introduced in the Senate

February 5, 2018
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Two senators eager to see Congress start crossing items off its long to-do list are set to introduce a bipartisan plan Monday designed to settle two of the more pressing parts of the immigration debate and let lawmakers move on to other issues.
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