• Several GOP senators pen letter to Jeff Sessions over zero tolerance immigration policy

    3 monthes ago - By KSBW

    Top Senate Republican Orrin Hatch broke with President Donald Trump on Tuesday over separating families at the southern border, telling reporters he's "not real happy with the way things are going right now."
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  • Senate Republicans Want a Bill to End Family Separation. Democrats Say Trump Should Do It

    Senate Republicans Want a Bill to End Family Separation. Democrats Say Trump Should Do It

    3 monthes ago - By Slate

    After spending their weekly luncheon discussing the family separation crisis on the border, Senate Republicans on Tuesday said they are determined to draft a narrow, bipartisan piece of legislation to address the issue. Senate Democrats, however, view such negotiations as a trap, and said the problem remains President Trump's to fix.
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  • Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

    3 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    AUSTIN, Texas - Ted Cruz has staged a dramatic about-face on the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, laying bare how politically damaging the issue of separating children from parents accused of crossing the border illegally is becoming for Republicans facing voters this fall.
    The Texas senator, who has become a frequent ally of President Donald Trump, initially blasted criticism of the White House crackdown.
    "When you see Democrats saying, 'Don't separate kids from their parents,' what they're really saying is don't arrest illegal aliens," he said last week
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  • McConnell: We'll work with Dems to end child separations at border

    McConnell: We'll work with Dems to end child separations at border

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that all GOP senators support keeping families together at the border and that Republicans would reach out to Democrats to try to reach a deal, NBC News reported. The news came as Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched for ways to end the Trump administration's policy of separating...
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  • Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

    3 monthes ago - By National Post

    AUSTIN, Texas - Ted Cruz has staged a dramatic about-face on the Trump administration's “zero tolerance” immigration policies, laying bare how politically damaging the issue of separating children from parents accused of crossing the border illegally is becoming for Republicans facing voters this fall.
    The Texas senator, who has become a frequent ally of President Donald Trump, initially blasted criticism of the White House crackdown.
    “When you see Democrats saying, ‘Don't separate kids from their parents,' what they're really saying is don't arrest illegal aliens,” he said last week
    But...
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  • Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

    Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

    3 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation
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  • McConnell claims all Republican senators support ending family separation. We have receipts

    3 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    In a Capitol Hill press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that all Republican senators supporting keeping families together at the border. From April 19 through May 31, nearly 2,000 children were separated from their parents as the Trump administration pursued a new “zero tolerance” policy, criminally prosecuting all cases of immigrants crossing the border without documentation.
    The images and sounds of young children being ripped away from their parents has dominated the political conversation. Polling shows Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to the...
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  • Mitch McConnell says all GOP senators want an end to Trump administration's family splitting 'zero tolerance' policy

    3 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    Zero tolerance was the last straw for Senate Republicans. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday all his GOP colleagues are in favor of ending the Trump administration's widely reviled policy to separate kids from their immigrant parents at country's southern border. “All of the...
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