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  • Associated Press

    With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — Calling the shots as his West Wing clears out, President Donald Trump sees his hard-line immigration stance as a winning issue heading into a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.

  • Associated Press

    Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.

  • Associated Press

    New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border - but with parents

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2019) — 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 parents.

  • Associated Press

    Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 2018) — The Trump administration Tuesday rolled out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people that could lead to lower premiums but may also cover fewer benefits than current plans.

  • Associated Press

    Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

    WASHINGTON (June 19, 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.

  • Associated Press

    Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

    WASHINGTON (June 18, 2018) — The Pentagon on Monday formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much-anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump’s nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Associated Press

    Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

    WASHINGTON (June 18, 2018) — An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration’s border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the U.S. “will not be a migrant camp” on his watch.

  • Associated Press

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (June 18, 2018) — Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space Force” as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space.

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