The Trump administration reportedly wants to try family separation again

Families crossing the US-Mexico border would be forced to choose: stay for months (or years) in detention or agree to separation. The Trump administration is apparently considering a reboot of its least popular immigration policy: the widespread separation of families who cross the US-Mexico border. According to the Washington Post, senior administration officials are discussing a policy that would keep

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What happens to Mueller’s investigation if Jeff Sessions is fired or quits?

The rumor mill about an attorney general replacement is churning again. Speculation over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s job security is one of the long-running dramas of the Trump administration. But it really, finally, looks like his days in office are numbered. The Wall Street Journal’s Michael C. Bender reported that President Donald Trump is already considering a number of candidates

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All the companies that have cut ties with Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi’s disappearance

Richard Branson has pulled out of several projects. Last Tuesday, a well-known Saudi Arabian journalist and columnist for the Washington Post walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. No one has seen him since. Jamal Khashoggi was an outspoken critic of the Saudi government and had been living in the US in self-imposed exile because he feared being arrested

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People don’t like “PC culture”

The culture around “political correctness” is bad. Literally. Nobody likes “political correctness” culture. A new poll asks Americans whether or not “political correctness” is a problem without offering any characterization of what the term means. It finds that overwhelming majorities of Americans — including the vast majority of young people, the vast majority of black people, etc. — think that

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Progressives are furious at Senate Democrats for cutting another deal on federal judges

Chuck Schumer is trying to save vulnerable red-state senators. In the wake of a bruising defeat over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats agreed to approve another 15 Trump-nominated judges on Thursday to allow vulnerable red-state lawmakers to return home and campaign, Politico’s Burgess Everett reports. Senate reaches deal on confirming 15 judges (3 Circuit, 12 District) as price for

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