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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 07:22 PM EDT

Trump Administration Won't Be Granting Venezuelans Temporary Protection for Now

Trump Administration Won't Be Granting Venezuelans Temporary Protection for Now

The administration of President Donald Trump, who had been gaining support among some Hispanics for his stand on Venezuela, isn't willing yet to grant temporary protection from deportation to Venezuelans, NBC...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 06:18 PM EDT

House Debate Over Trump Comments Gets Heated

House Debate Over Trump Comments Gets Heated

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., and Doug Collins, R-Georgia, spar over President Donald Trump's comments about four Congresswomen.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 05:12 PM EDT

McConnell, Pelosi Respond to Trump Tweets

McConnell, Pelosi Respond to Trump Tweets

Four days after President Donald Trump called on four congresswomen of color to "go back to their own countries," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded to the...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 08:04 PM EDT

Planned Parenthood President Forced Out After Only 8 Months

Planned Parenthood President Forced Out After Only 8 Months

The president of Planned Parenthood, Dr. Leana Wen, was ousted Tuesday after just eight months on the job as the organization faced unprecedented challenges related to its role as the leading abortion provider...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 04:21 PM EDT

Conway Asks Reporter: ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?”

Conway Asks Reporter: ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?”

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway took questions from the media on Tuesday as she defended President Donald Trump’s recent statements targeting four Democratic congresswomen of color. Conway asked...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 04:26 PM EDT

Kellyanne Conway Asks Reporter: 'What's Your Ethnicity?'

Kellyanne Conway Asks Reporter: 'What's Your Ethnicity?'

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday responded to questions about President Donald Trump's attacks on four congresswomen of color by asking a reporter about his heritage, NBC News reported. Andrew...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 09:44 PM EDT

Trump's New Asylum Rules Go Into Effect, and Opponents Sue

Trump's New Asylum Rules Go Into Effect, and Opponents Sue

Hundreds of immigrants showed up at border crossings Tuesday in hopes of getting into the U.S. but faced the likelihood of being turned away under a new Trump administration asylum rule that upends long-standing...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 07:31 PM EDT

Judge Bars Trump Friend Roger Stone From Social Media

Judge Bars Trump Friend Roger Stone From Social Media

No more Instagram for Roger Stone. Facebook and Twitter are out, too. A federal judge barred Stone from posting on social media Tuesday after concluding that the longtime confidant of President Donald Trump...

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House Vote Condemns Trump's Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

House Vote Condemns Trump's Tweets, Draws Some GOP Support

In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:59 AM EDT

House GOP Leadership Defends Trump's Tweets: 'No,' Not Racist

House GOP Leadership Defends Trump's Tweets: 'No,' Not Racist

Republican leaders in the House responded Tuesday to the outcry over President Donald Trump's tweets during a weekly news conference to address the media. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said he didn't believe...

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