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Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 11:18 AM CDT

Border Plan Overlooks Driver of Illegal Immigration: Visas

Border Plan Overlooks Driver of Illegal Immigration: Visas

Uruguay's banking crisis had already claimed Rosana Araujo's savings when she and her family, tourist visas in hand, boarded a Miami-bound plane in Montevideo. She stayed in Miami after her visa expired,...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 06:27 AM CDT

Trump Flips on NATO, China, Russia and More

Trump Flips on NATO, China, Russia and More

President Donald Trump hasn't been in the White House for 100 days, yet he's already reversed himself on many of his key campaign promises. In several interviews this week, the president has forged new...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 05:55 AM CDT

Some Trump Staff Picks Become Liabilities: Analysis

Some Trump Staff Picks Become Liabilities: Analysis

President Donald Trump likes to boast that he only hires the best people. But his personnel choices keep coming back to haunt him. One of the people Trump hired for the White House was working as a foreign...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 03:22 AM CDT

Trump's Populist Base Worried for Adviser Bannon: Analysis

Trump's Populist Base Worried for Adviser Bannon: Analysis

President Donald Trump has declared, "I am my own strategist." That would seem to bode poorly for his actual strategist, Steve Bannon. And Trump now appears to be publicly distancing himself. In an interview...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 08:04 PM CDT

DHS Draft Report Outlines Plans for Trump’s Border Wall

DHS Draft Report Outlines Plans for Trump’s Border Wall

A draft report detailing efforts to carry out President Trump's executive order on restricting illegal immigration says the government's highest priority for a southern border wall is a 34-mile-long area in the...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 07:21 PM CDT

Fact Check: Trump Takes More Undue Credit

Fact Check: Trump Takes More Undue Credit

President Donald Trump wrongly boasted that Toyota’s plan to invest over $1 billion in its largest manufacturing plant in Kentucky would “not have been made if we didn’t win the election.” A Toyota spokesman...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 05:41 PM CDT

AG Paxton's Criminal Trial Moved to September

AG Paxton's Criminal Trial Moved to September

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's new trial date on criminal securities fraud charges is set for September.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 03:52 PM CDT

Lawmakers Try to Keep Town Halls From Getting Out of Control

Lawmakers Try to Keep Town Halls From Getting Out of Control

It was one of the most exclusive tickets in town: Only 800 were made available, and those lucky enough to score one were told they would have to show photo ID at the gate, where they would be issued a wristband...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 04:28 PM CDT

Trump Expresses Support for NATO at Joint Press Conference

Trump Expresses Support for NATO at Joint Press Conference

President Donald Trump and Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg of NATO meets for the first time at the White House on Wednesday to discuss prepartion for the meeting of NATO heads of state and government,...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 at 12:56 PM CDT

Tough Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Bill Moves Closer to Approval

Tough Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' Bill Moves Closer to Approval

A tough Texas bill cracking down on local police who refuse to help enforce federal immigration law is poised to clear a key legislative hurdle toward becoming law.

 
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