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Republican lawmaker in Texas heckled over border crisis

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(DENTON, Texas) -- As the immigration policy looms large in the national consciousness, border-state lawmakers are feeling the pressure from constituents who are outraged that children are being separated from their parents.

Under Trump's new "zero-tolerance"   ... Read More

Former Trump aide mocks immigrant child with Down syndrome

John Lamparski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is facing backlash after he mocked the story of an immigrant girl with Down syndrome in a Fox News interview about the current administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

Lewandowski, who   ... Read More

Homeland Security secretary heckled at Mexican restaurant over immigration

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen -- a fierce defender of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy toward immigration -- was heckled by a group of protesters while eating dinner at a Mexican restaurant Tuesday   ... Read More

If I’d kept quiet I would have been criticized: Comey on DOJ inspector general’s report

Kristoffer Tripplaar/For The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In his first remarks since the Justice Department's inspector general's report was released, former FBI Director Jim Comey said Tuesday he doesn't regret the way he handled the Hillary Clinton   ... Read More

Michael Cohen hires new lawyer in ongoing New York criminal probe

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  Michael Cohen, the embattled former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, has hired a new lawyer as a federal investigation of him heads into a new phase, ABC News has learned.

According to multiple   ... Read More

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. will withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley announced Tuesday.

The decision to exit the U.N. body comes after more   ... Read More

Trump to discuss immigration strategy with House GOP amid family separation uproar

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will meet with House Republicans early Tuesday evening at the U.S. Capitol to discuss immigration as lawmakers struggle to respond to the national uproar over the administration's policy causing family separations at the border.   ... Read More

President Trump digs in on false claim that crime on rise in Germany

Leon Neal/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump is digging in on a demonstrably false claim that the crime rate in Germany has risen as a result of refugees in that country, despite the fact that the government of Germany recently   ... Read More

State Department trolled over ‘traveling with kids’ tips amid family separation uproar

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- An informational State Department Facebook Live session Tuesday morning quickly prompted a barrage of mocking responses to two agency employees giving parents advice on obtaining passports for their children.

The live event, hosted by the Bureau   ... Read More

Members of Sessions’ church accuse him of ‘child abuse’ on family separation

Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Jeff Sessions' own church filed a formal complaint against the attorney general, accusing him of "child abuse," "immorality," and "racial discrimination" and the “dissemination of doctrines contrary to the established standards of doctrines”   ... Read More

Congress agrees on need to end family separation practice, but still divided on how

John Moore/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump has asserted that Congress laid the groundwork for the spate of family separations occurring on the southern border of the United States, members of Congress have noted that the president could   ... Read More

Hundreds in Sessions’ own church file formal complaint, accusing him of ‘child abuse’

Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Jeff Sessions' own church filed a formal complaint against the attorney general, accusing him of "child abuse," "immorality," and "racial discrimination" and the “dissemination of doctrines contrary to the established standards of doctrines”   ... Read More

Congress agrees on need to end family separation practice, but still divided on how

David McNew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump has asserted that Congress laid the groundwork for the spate of family separations occurring on the southern border of the United States, members of Congress have noted that the president could   ... Read More

Bipartisan group of former US attorneys calls on Sessions to stop family separation

Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- More than 75 former U.S. attorneys are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop family separations, saying the decision to implement a policy that has led to more than 2,000 children taken from their   ... Read More

Attorney General Jeff Sessions avoids blaming Democrats for immigration issues, downplays Nazi comparison

David McNew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy in April, buckled down on the policy of separating children from their parents when they illegally cross the border in an interview on Fox   ... Read More

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Republican lawmaker in Texas heckled over border crisis

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(DENTON, Texas) -- As the immigration policy looms large in the national consciousness, border-state lawmakers are feeling the pressure from constituents who are outraged that children are being separated from their parents.

Under Trump's new "zero-tolerance"   ... Read More

Former Trump aide mocks immigrant child with Down syndrome

John Lamparski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is facing backlash after he mocked the story of an immigrant girl with Down syndrome in a Fox News interview about the current administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

Lewandowski, who   ... Read More

Homeland Security secretary heckled at Mexican restaurant over immigration

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen -- a fierce defender of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy toward immigration -- was heckled by a group of protesters while eating dinner at a Mexican restaurant Tuesday   ... Read More

If I’d kept quiet I would have been criticized: Comey on DOJ inspector general’s report

Kristoffer Tripplaar/For The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In his first remarks since the Justice Department's inspector general's report was released, former FBI Director Jim Comey said Tuesday he doesn't regret the way he handled the Hillary Clinton   ... Read More

Michael Cohen hires new lawyer in ongoing New York criminal probe

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  Michael Cohen, the embattled former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, has hired a new lawyer as a federal investigation of him heads into a new phase, ABC News has learned.

According to multiple   ... Read More

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. will withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley announced Tuesday.

The decision to exit the U.N. body comes after more   ... Read More

Trump to discuss immigration strategy with House GOP amid family separation uproar

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will meet with House Republicans early Tuesday evening at the U.S. Capitol to discuss immigration as lawmakers struggle to respond to the national uproar over the administration's policy causing family separations at the border.   ... Read More

President Trump digs in on false claim that crime on rise in Germany

Leon Neal/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump is digging in on a demonstrably false claim that the crime rate in Germany has risen as a result of refugees in that country, despite the fact that the government of Germany recently   ... Read More

State Department trolled over ‘traveling with kids’ tips amid family separation uproar

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- An informational State Department Facebook Live session Tuesday morning quickly prompted a barrage of mocking responses to two agency employees giving parents advice on obtaining passports for their children.

The live event, hosted by the Bureau   ... Read More

Members of Sessions’ church accuse him of ‘child abuse’ on family separation

Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Jeff Sessions' own church filed a formal complaint against the attorney general, accusing him of "child abuse," "immorality," and "racial discrimination" and the “dissemination of doctrines contrary to the established standards of doctrines”   ... Read More

Congress agrees on need to end family separation practice, but still divided on how

John Moore/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump has asserted that Congress laid the groundwork for the spate of family separations occurring on the southern border of the United States, members of Congress have noted that the president could   ... Read More

Hundreds in Sessions’ own church file formal complaint, accusing him of ‘child abuse’

Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Jeff Sessions' own church filed a formal complaint against the attorney general, accusing him of "child abuse," "immorality," and "racial discrimination" and the “dissemination of doctrines contrary to the established standards of doctrines”   ... Read More

Congress agrees on need to end family separation practice, but still divided on how

David McNew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump has asserted that Congress laid the groundwork for the spate of family separations occurring on the southern border of the United States, members of Congress have noted that the president could   ... Read More

Bipartisan group of former US attorneys calls on Sessions to stop family separation

Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- More than 75 former U.S. attorneys are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop family separations, saying the decision to implement a policy that has led to more than 2,000 children taken from their   ... Read More

Attorney General Jeff Sessions avoids blaming Democrats for immigration issues, downplays Nazi comparison

David McNew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy in April, buckled down on the policy of separating children from their parents when they illegally cross the border in an interview on Fox   ... Read More

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