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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The president invited families of Americans killed by those in the country illegally to tell their stories of being “permanently separated” from their loved ones, an implicit comparison to the temporary family separations of his hard-line policy.
The struggle at the U.S.-Mexico border is playing out with all the predictability, clarity and order of an earthquake.
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Melania Trump’s small staff has described her as a decisive first lady who values loyalty and privacy. “She does everything herself,” a top aide said earlier this year.
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The punishment for Monsignor Carlo Capella, who had been stationed in Washington, D.C., approached the maximum allowed.
Video appears to show Antwon Rose running away from the officer when he was shot Tuesday night. The county district attorney said Rose was found with an empty 9mm clip in his pocket, but officials have said he did not have a weapon on him when he was shot.
It is a felony to knowingly file a false tax return. The charity blamed the mistakes on clerical errors and a lack of knowledge about tax rules.
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