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A bevy of far-right internet personalities has claimed in recent days to have received invitations to the White House’s “Social Media Summit” on Thursday, further blurring the line between the mainstream Republican Party and fringe figures that cater to its farthest edges.
The Justice Department’s internal investigator said Tuesday that he would look into why the FBI’s long-planned relocation to the D.C. suburbs was canned in favor of demolishing and rebuilding at the bureau’s current site, down the street from the Trump International Hotel.
The dangerous overcrowding and prolonged detention of children and adults at several government-run detention facilities at the border requires “immediate attention and action,” investigators inside the Department of Homeland Security said in a report Tuesday.
As President Donald Trump’s impromptu DMZ meeting with North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un turned into an hour-long conference featuring first family members Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump on Sunday, one could almost hear diplomatic experts on the region sighing in unison.
The acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Thursday blamed the recent drowning deaths of a father and daughter seeking asylum in the United States on the father, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez, who he said “didn’t want to wait to go through the asylum process.”
The House Ethics Committee announced Friday that it is opening an investigative subcommittee to look into whether Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) sought to improperly influence or even threaten former Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen ahead of Cohen’s February congressional testimony.
Thursday night’s Democratic debate focused primarily on the candidates’ plans for the future and differences between each other. But President Donald Trump loomed large over the debate, and some candidates had clearly prepared attacks. Here’s what they said.
The number of uninsured Americans has spiked by millions under the Trump administration, yet when President Donald Trump weighed in for the first time during the Democratic primary debate Thursday, it was to address health care coverage.