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Lucy Martin and her daughter Branwen Espinal together with other mothers and their babies, attend a House Committee hearing to express their support and sympathy to immigrants and their families.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
June 19, 2018 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the Trump administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting on a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their...
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The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss legislation.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 19, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Dustin Weaver and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss broader...
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June 18, 2018 - 7:03 pm
By Emanuella Grinberg and Jamiel Lynch (CNN) -- "I don't want them to stop my father," a child whimpers in Spanish. "I don't want them to deport him." So begins an excruciating audio clip of children howling for their parents after being separated from them at the U.S.-Mexico border. The audio,...
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In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, stand in line at a facility in McAllen, Texas.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP
June 18, 2018 - 2:37 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets. One teenager...
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In this April 23, 2018 file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein departs the Supreme Court in Washington, with his family, after arguing his first case before the court.
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June 18, 2018 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The justices said in a 5-3 decision Monday that judges need not provide detailed explanations when modifying a prison sentence. The case...
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In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York.
AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File
June 18, 2018 - 6:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement from her office. Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump, said Sunday: "She believes we need to...
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U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.
Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File
June 15, 2018 - 9:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion worth of Chinese imports on Friday, instantly escalating a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies. China has said that it will retaliate with $50 billion in tariffs in response, rattling...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (left) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan confer during a news conference. Ryan is holding a photo of a Wisconsin family which he referred to later while discussing the war on opioid addiction.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 14, 2018 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders began the problematic task of finding support for an immigration compromise Wednesday, telling lawmakers that President Donald Trump was backing the still-evolving bill. But cracks within the party were on full display and it seemed that pushing the measure...
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Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
June 12, 2018 - 6:33 am
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Kudlow, the prominent economic commentator who joined the Trump administration this year as the president's top economic adviser, has suffered a "very mild" heart attack, the White House said Monday night. Kudlow was being treated at Walter...
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In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 07, 2018 - 11:10 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance...
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