President Trump began the day tweeting he might veto the package but signed the bill in the afternoon, saying he was swayed by the gains for the military. The five hours of confusion highlighted his desire to continue to be seen as an outsider.
A fisherman and his wife wanted a better education for their teenage son and young daughter, so they fled the country. Now, the father has learned to drive, the mother washes clothes in a washing machine, and the children use the Internet and play cellphone games. But the defectors were also discovering how expensive life in the South can be.
Demonstrators gather in D.C. hours before speakers were to begin. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
Julia Keegan, 18, of Louisville is among students who came to the District. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
The stage is set for speakers and performers. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Many people are carrying signs. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
Security along Pennsylvania Avenue NW. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
A huge crowd is expected for what is billed as a youth-led movement spearheaded by student survivors of school shootings. Many D.C.-area families, businesses and organizations are lending their support, and “sibling marches” are planned nationwide.
Recorded phone conversations and text messages sent to Leigh Corfman’s attorney, Eddie Sexton, show how far some of Moore’s most fervent supporters were willing to go to salvage the campaign in Alabama.
Police confirmed they had been found, with no signs of traumatic injury, in the condominium where they were staying in Tulum, a popular destination for those looking to explore Mayan ruins or snorkel in limestone sinkholes.