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Indifference to Slaughter Will Lead to Republican Ruin

Added: 18.02.2018 13:04 | 11 views | 0 comments

, Wash Post
When I walked away from Donald Trump’s Republican Party, I did not walk away from conservatism. Instead, I gave up on a political party whose policies had become indefensible. I support a pathway to citizenship for the "dreamers," but my approach to immigration is far less expansive than that of most Democrats. I opposed the Republicans’ deficit-financed tax cuts, but I still believe that any Americans paying more than a third of their salaries to the government are being ripped off.

Face the Nation preview: GOP leaders talk immigration, mass violence and opioids

Added: 18.02.2018 1:38 | 27 views | 0 comments

At last count over 40 Republicans have announced they will not run for re-election this year. On Face the Nation, Nancy Cordes spoke with Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent on Pennsylvania, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida and U.S. Rep. Ed Royce of California about immigration, mass violence and opioids.


Trump administration sabotage of bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise

Added: 17.02.2018 23:42 | 22 views | 0 comments

As much of the country was gripped Wednesday by horrific images from the mass shooting at a Florida high school, two dozen senior Trump administration officials worked frantically into the night to thwart what they considered a different national security threat.
The looming danger on the minds...


Russians liked Facebook the most for stirring discord

Added: 17.02.2018 20:30 | 12 views | 0 comments

February 18, 2018 4:30 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (NYTIMES) - In 2014, Russians working for a shadowy firm called the Internet Research Agency started gathering American followers in online groups focused on issues like religion and immigration. Around mid-2015, the Russians began buying digital ads to spread their messages. A year later, they tapped their followers to help organise political rallies across the United States.


Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise

Added: 17.02.2018 18:27 | 44 views | 0 comments

“We’re going to bury it,” vowed a senior official as the administration torpedoed one of four proposals. Young undocumented immigrants remain in limbo with no congressional action.

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Divided Congress unable to act on guns, immigration despite public pressure

Added: 17.02.2018 15:38 | 38 views | 0 comments

Congressional inaction on guns and immigration underscore a disconnect. Polling shows overwhelming support for tougher background checks and a fix for ‘dreamers.’

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How Russia sent an Idaho town into a fake news tailspin

Added: 17.02.2018 14:51 | 6 views | 0 comments

Russian operatives have targeted Twin Falls, Idaho, with a fake anti-immigration campaign launched on Facebook.

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DREAMers Are at Risk Because of Donald Trump. Period.

Added: 17.02.2018 13:52 | 27 views | 0 comments

, Vox
Even after Donald Trump got elected president with immigration as his signature issue, most members of Congress didn’t want to touch the subject. They knew that the combination of complicated policy and polarized politics was going to make it very difficult to pass any legislation, and they didn’t want to take any votes that would turn into attack-ad fodder instead of actual laws.

What's next for 'Dreamers' after Senate immigration bills fail?

Added: 16.02.2018 21:37 | 23 views | 0 comments

The young illegal immigrants have dwindling options as lawmakers scramble to salvage an expiring program to shield them from deportation.


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