Not since the initial rollout of President Trump’s travel ban has a policy — two actually — been put in place with such lack of planning as the separation of families. Reports of mass confusion, at the border and in the administration, have been cascading since Trump changed course.
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.
She was constantly tired and suffered severe respiratory problems. An ear, nose and throat specialist had his interest piqued when technical writer Diane Bates mentioned her allergy to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, including ibuprofen.
Lexington, a town of 7,000 that voted overwhelmingly against Donald Trump, sits in the middle of a rural county that largely voted for him. The owner of the 26-seat Red Hen restaurant asked Sanders — who had already been served — to leave, saying she thinks her business has to uphold “honesty and compassion and cooperation.”
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.
The exclusive bed-and-breakfast across from the White House “is one of our great American treasures,” said one official of the guesthouse that has hosted Charles de Gaulle, Lech Walesa and Queen Elizabeth II, among others.