The Trump Administration is providing conflicting messages and no clear solutions to reunite more than 2,300 migrant children with their parents. Stephanie Ruhle breaks down the latest updates on the migrant families seeking asylum in the United States
Washington Brief For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump publicly questioned the purpose of House Republicans’ attempts to pass comprehensive immigration legislation. Trump’s urging of GOP lawmakers to “stop wasting their time” came a day after House Republicans leaders postponed a vote on an immigration measure intended to unite the moderate and conservatives wings […]
Even after President Trump’s executive order, migrant children are still being detained in foster facilities across the country. 700 migrant children were brought to New York State, but HHS won’t even tell the state’s governor where they are being kept, or when they were even coming. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo joins Stephanie Ruhle to […]
EPA Administrator and swampiest member of Trump’s cabinet, Scott Pruitt, dropped a lot of public cash on “tactical pants.” What’s the deal?
President Trump signed an executive order calling for an end to the separation of child migrants from their parents at the border after he said it was up to Congress to do something. Stephanie Ruhle explains how this helps future migrating families, but not the thousands of people who have already been separated.
Families will no longer be separated at the border when seeking asylum, but there are still thousands of children who have already been taken from their parents and relocated. The director of the Unaccompanied Minors Program for Catholic Charities Community Services joins Stephanie Ruhle to explain what the next steps are for the children who […]
The Supreme Court handed down the decision Thursday in favor of South Dakota, which asked the court to uphold its recently passed law imposing an internet sales tax.
Washington Brief The House is set to vote on two immigration bills today – a so-called compromise bill backed by Republican moderates and a more conservative measure authored by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte. Intraparty division was on display yesterday:During an argument on the House floor with Speaker Paul Ryan, Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows threatened to sign […]
by Steve Benen Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country * In CNN’s new national poll, Democrats lead Republicans on the generic congressional ballot, 50% to 42%. That eight-point advantage is up from a three-point lead Dems had in the same poll last month. * In West Virginia, a Monmouth University poll found Sen. Joe Manchin (D), a top GOP target […]
Washington Brief President Donald Trump told House Republicans he would accept either of the two immigration bills slated for votes this week. But his call may not be enough to push either measure over the finish line, according to Republican lawmakers and aides who said the conference officially found it is far short of the votes needed […]