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Joshua Barajas is the deputy online editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Politics Feb 15WATCH: Reporter challenges Trump on his immigration facts
During President Donald Trump's remarks on a new national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a reporter pushed back against the president's characterization of immigration and crime, asking: "What do you base your facts on?"…
Nation Feb 13WATCH: Military service academy officials testify before House hearing on sexual assault
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET today. Watch it here.
Politics Feb 13WATCH: Election security experts testify before House committee
Several election security experts testified before the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday as the 2020 presidential field continues to widen.
Politics Feb 11WATCH: Trump holds campaign rally in El Paso
El Paso County lawmakers passed a resolution ahead of Trump’s visit, saying the city’s residents are “disillusioned by [the president’s] lies regarding the border and our community.”…
Politics Feb 08Read acting AG Matthew Whitaker’s full prepared testimony before Congress
In prepared remarks, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Friday there's been no change in the "overall management" of special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russia investigation.
Politics Feb 073 things we learned in testimony on family separation under Trump
A top Department of Health and Human Services official said Thursday he would never support a policy that separates families at the border.
Politics Feb 06WATCH: Trump’s family separation policy under scrutiny in House hearing
In the first of three planned congressional hearings, witnesses will testify before the House Energy and Commerce oversight subcommittee on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. EST about the 2,737 migrant children that have been currently identified as having been separated from…
Politics Feb 06How Trump has already changed immigration policy
The changes may be incremental, but they’ve still advanced the administration’s hard-line immigration policies, and shifted how the U.S. responds both to immigrants arriving at the border and those living in the country.
Politics Jan 25New Trump policy forces some asylum seekers to wait in Mexico. Is that legal?
The Trump administration announced Thursday that some Central Americans seeking asylum at the southern border will be forced to remain in Mexico while their cases are being processed, a significant policy change that critics say could endanger migrants trying to…
Politics Jan 22Fact-checking Trump’s claim that he has a 50-percent approval rating among Latinos
President Trump tweeted about a PBS Newshour/NPR/Marist poll result on Tuesday, highlighting that his approval rating among Latinos rose to 50 percent. But the president's assertion about the poll also requires context.