He abandoned his policy of removing migrant children from their parents’ care without any mention of supporters who had spent weeks defending him and echoing his false claim that Democrats alone were responsible for the crisis on the border. Instead, he talked at length on Wednesday about his own strength, an issue he has always placed at the center of the immigration debate.
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First it was a deterrent. Then it wasn’t. It was a new Justice Department policy. Then it wasn’t. The administration was simply following the law. Then it said separations weren’t required by law. It could not be reversed by executive order. Then it was.
Steve Schmidt talks to reporters in New York in 2008. (Reuters)
Steve Schmidt talks to reporters in New York in 2008. (Reuters)
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Steve Schmidt, long a vocal critic of President Trump, said he came to see the Republican Party as living in fear of the president and, as such, “a threat to the American republic and to liberal democracy.” The party, he said, “is irredeemable,” at risk of going the way of the Whig Party.
The plan would allow the Trump administration to focus its efforts at training students in vocational skills in one place.
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At a packed hockey arena in Duluth, Minn., the president delivered a rollicking speech that harked back to his 2016 campaign.
Ahead of the July 1 election, former Mexico City mayor Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has a commanding lead in the polls, largely because of an anti-corruption platform that has resonated with many lower- and middle-class Mexicans.
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