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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.
Nation Jan 18Why we may never know the true number of family separations
A watchdog's 24-page report said the exact number of children separated from their families by immigration authorities is “unknown.”…
Politics Jan 15WATCH: EPA nominee Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation hearing
Wheeler will testify before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee beginning at 10 a.m. ET. Watch his remarks here.
Politics Jan 14Read Attorney General nominee Barr’s prepared Senate testimony
William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, will promise to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to his prepared remarks for tomorrow's confirmation hearing.