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Trump suggests family separation policy deters migrants

Apr. 10, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing bipartisan pushback to his immigration shake-up, President Donald Trump said he's not looking to revive the much-criticized practice of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border. At the same time, he suggested the policy had worked to deter migrants...

Trump: Not looking to reinstate family separation policy

Apr. 9, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing bipartisan pushback to his immigration shake-up, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's not looking to revive the much-criticized practice of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border. At the same time, he suggested the policy had worked to deter...

Trump turns to health care with an eye on 2020

Mar. 27, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buoyed by word that the special counsel didn't find collusion with Russia, President Donald Trump is voicing new interest in policymaking, including a fresh effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare." But Trump has few detailed policy proposals to back up his words, suggesting he's as...

Democrats insist Barr release full Mueller report quickly

Mar. 27, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle over releasing the special counsel's report intensified Wednesday as Democrats in Congress insisted Attorney General William Barr must quickly release its full findings. Barr said he'll release at least a partial version in April. Skepticism mounted over Barr's four-page...

Trump takes victory lap; parties start to pivot past Russia

Mar. 26, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller's full report and Justice Department officials said more information could be released in...

Senate shuns Green New Deal amid claims of bad faith

Mar. 26, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate turned away from the Green New Deal on Tuesday as both parties shunned an opportunity to debate a comprehensive climate change plan offered by Democrats. Republicans in the GOP-controlled Senate forced the vote as they seek to turn the Green New Deal into a wedge issue in the...