President Trump 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. Instead, he talked about his own strength, an issue he has always placed at the center of the immigration debate.
First it was a deterrent. Then it wasn’t. It was a new policy. Then it wasn’t. The administration was simply following the law. Then it said separations weren’t required. It could not be reversed by executive order. Then it was.
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 White House senior adviser’s financial connections to Israeli banks and companies are raising concerns among Palestinian officials about his ability to impartially broker an agreement that calls for delicate diplomacy.
The maker of electric vehicles accused Martin Tripp of hacking systems and stealing secrets. Tripp told The Post that he didn’t tamper with systems and said he saw “really scary things,” including dangerously punctured batteries put in cars.
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.
All that is wonderful and rotten with the World Cup surfaced at the Portugal-Morocco game, where star Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning goal before a crowd that had Joseph “Sepp” Blatter, who was invited by President Vladimir Putin.