President Trump continued to falsely blame congressional Democrats for what he decried as a “horrible and tough” situation. But Trump is empowered to immediately order border agents to stop separating families as a result of his “zero tolerance” enforcement policy.
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The president and top administration officials falsely claim that U.S. laws or court rulings force them to separate families.
In a dramatic escalation in the countries’ trade fight, President Trump warned that he was prepared to hit China with another $200 billion in import taxes unless Beijing agrees to a host of sweeping concessions.
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Republicans had planned to grill Michael E. Horowitz about missteps by former FBI director James B. Comey and other bureau officials during the 2016 investigation of Hillary Clinton.
The North Korean leader’s visit, which comes about a week after the Trump-Kim summit, serves as a reminder of Beijing’s critical role in East Asian diplomacy and its close ties to Pyongyang.
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