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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There are a record 68.5 million displaced people around the world, but no international road map exists to address the fast-growing problem.
Melania Trump’s small staff has described her as a decisive first lady who values loyalty and privacy.
Before the midterm elections, presidential rhetoric has wedged GOP members between Trump’s high popularity among Republican voters vs. swing voters opposed to his bellicosity on trade and immigration.
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For more than 75 years, it’s been the most exclusive bed-and-breakfast in Washington. “Blair House is one of our great American treasures,” said one official of the guesthouse that hosted Charles de Gaulle, Lech Walesa and Queen Elizabeth II, among others.
A campaign spokesman said Arrington and a friend were in a car that was struck by another vehicle traveling in the wrong direction. She was reported to be alert after surgery. Her Democratic opponent, Joe Cunningham, said he would suspend active campaigning under Arrington recovers.
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The punishment for Monsignor Carlo Capella, who had been stationed in Washington, D.C., approached the maximum allowed.
A crude bomb may have targeted Emmerson Mnangagwa after a campaign rally in the city of Bulawayo.
But because the president is not bound by the same conflict-of-interest laws as most federal employees, the top government ethics official said Congress — and ultimately the voters — are responsible for holding Trump in check.
Lord Ivar Mountbatten, a third cousin of the queen, will wed his partner, James Coyle, later this summer.
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As he attempts a comeback, Michael Grimm says that, like President Trump, he was the victim of a politically motivated witch hunt when he went to prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud.
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