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Ahead of President Trump’s apparent announcement on the census citizenship question later Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she was unfazed by Trump’s legal efforts to get the question on the 2020 form.
The President started his day posting a cryptic thread of tweets dragging social media, “fake news,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and ex-Veep Joe Biden, and bragging about how “great looking and smart” and stable he is.
While Politico reports that White House officials were impressed by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s performance during a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, at least one Fox News analyst has lost faith in the Cabinet member.
The Trump administration will launch its long forecasted nationwide raids this weekend, with plans to arrest thousands of undocumented immigrant families beginning Sunday, the New York Times reported Thursday.
White House officials were impressed by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s “lawyerly” performance during a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, in which he outlined his role in Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 sweetheart deal for sex abuse crimes and took questions from reporters for almost a full hour.
Labor Secretary Alex Acosta described his relationship with President Trump as “outstanding” Wednesday amid escalating scrutiny over his role in a lenient deal reached for accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in 2008.