U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, from left, U.S. Senator Tom Udall and U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke walk towards the entrance of the "tent city," built to house immigrant children separated from their parents after crossing illegally into the U.S. or seeking asylum, for a tour at the Marcelino Serna Port of Entry in Tornillo on June 23, 2018. less … [Read more...] about Almost half of Fox News viewers think immigrants aren’t part of America’s identity
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The degree to which Republicans, to borrow from Exodus, have hardened their hearts against innocents, even wishing them ill, should not surprise us, but it should appall us. Perhaps they are simply mouthing what they think Trump thinks as a way of showing solidarity; but if they are not and they have swallowed his racist bilge, the rest of America needs to take notice. No, we should not excuse cruel, racist people who deliberately choose to ignore facts that contradict their conclusions about immigrants. And, certainly there are people - perhaps some who saw the news accounts for the first time - who are persuadable. … [Read more...] about What is wrong with Republicans?
Speaking to Australia’s ABC News, the Texan Dutton said that while he wasn’t an expert on Australian politics, he had been following U.S. politics closely. “A lot of things I thought I’d only ever see again in history books have awakened in our present day since the Trump transition,” he said. … [Read more...] about Mistaken identity places a 30-year-old Texan at the center of Australia’s political crisis
Trump had summoned Senate Republicans to the White House on Friday morning to push for his wall funding before they took up procedural votes on whether to consider a bill passed by the House granting $5 billion for the wall. But afterward he said there was a good chance the bill would not clear the Senate and that a shutdown was likely. … [Read more...] about U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromise
"We have been trying to get some of these Border Actions for a long time, as have other administrations, but were not able to get them, or get them in full, until our signed agreement with Mexico," he wrote, claiming that if former President Barack Obama had made the deals he has, "the Corrupt Media would be hailing them as Incredible, & a National Holiday would be immediately declared." … [Read more...] about President Trump Defends Mexico Deal as Criticism Continues