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.
First lady Melania Trump at the White House on Thursday with her chief of staff, Lindsay Reynolds, and spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham. (AP)
First lady Melania Trump at the White House on Thursday with her chief of staff, Lindsay Reynolds, and spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham. (AP)
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.
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. 
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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.
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.
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.
Monsignor Carlo Capella’s trial marks a major test of how the Vatican’s justice system will address one aspect of the abuse that has deeply scarred the Catholic Church.
Dick Leitsch
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“His actions,” one historian said, “helped make it easier for a generation of gay people to come out and be openly gay.”
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Donovan’s support of U.S. soccer’s fiercest rival has come under criticism, some of which makes sense. Nonetheless, our neighbor deserves support, not its recent vilification.
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