President Trump told aides he wanted to sign a full immigration bill as part of an executive order, which one administration official described as an “insane idea.” Lawyers told Trump that he can’t change immigration law by fiat, said a person familiar with the discussions.
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The president invited families of Americans killed by those in the country illegally to tell their stories of being “permanently separated” from their loved ones, an implicit comparison to the temporary family separations of his hard-line policy.
The struggle at the U.S.-Mexico border is playing out with all the predictability, clarity and order of an earthquake.
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Celebrities have hung around the White House before, but now they’re inspiring politics and policy in a new way.
Melania Trump’s small staff has described her as a decisive first lady who values loyalty and privacy. “She does everything herself,” a top aide said earlier this year.
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Video appears to show Antwon Rose running away from the officer when he was shot Tuesday night. The county district attorney said Rose was found with an empty 9-millimeter clip in his pocket, but officials have said he did not have a weapon on him when he was shot.
Wilbur Ross’s statement, which said he was considering the question before a Justice Department request, sparked speculation that unreleased documents may exist showing he was discussing the issue far earlier than he’d indicated.
It is a felony to knowingly file a false tax return. The charity blamed the mistakes on clerical errors and a lack of knowledge about tax rules.
As the Mexican presidential election nears, the social media giant is trying to battle abuses and fake news. But the trickiest area for the company has been domestic disinformation sources that are harder to stop than foreign operators because of free speech issues.
Auto tariffs are shaping up to be the next battle in what European officials fear is developing into a full-blown trade war between the U.S. and its closest allies. 
President Trump called Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) a “nasty guy,” eliciting boos and nervous laughter. Zero lawmakers of two dozen questioned by The Post backed up Trump’s claim that they “applauded and laughed loudly” as he dissed Sanford, but few called him out for his false portrayal.
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