Democrats intensify fight for immigrant children — and bludgeon Trump and Republicans ahead of midterms

Democrats expanded their campaign Sunday to spotlight the Trump administration’s forced separation of migrant children from their families at the U.S. border, trying to compel a change of policy and gain political advantage five months… Read More

Leading Republicans Join Democrats in Pushing Trump to Halt Family Separations

WASHINGTON — Leading figures of both parties demanded on Sunday that President Trump halt his administration’s practice of separating children from their parents when apprehended at the border, as the issue further polarized the already… Read More

‘When are Republicans going to stand up to Trump? Never.’ Here’s why

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s White House presents a daily tableau of chaos, falsehoods, caustic attacks, and allegations of corruption. But despite his stormy and impulsive management style — and in some ways, because of it… Read More

Why the Trump administration bears the blame for separating children from their families at the border

President Trump seems to recognize that news reports about children being separated from their parents at the border don’t reflect well on his administration. He has called the separations “horrible” on Twitter and, as recently… Read More

Trump cites as a negotiating tool his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

President Trump has calculated that he will gain political leverage in congressional negotiations by continuing to enforce a policy he claims to hate — separating immigrant parents from their young children at the southern border,… Read More