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Trump to meet with GOP on immigration; what will happen?

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 6:45am

The president is set to meet with GOP lawmakers this week on a bill that would protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Mixed messages from WH on border separation policy

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 6:42am

While some in the Trump WH like Stephen Miller and Jeff Sessions are defending the administration's policy of separating migrant children from their families at the border, others in the administration say it doesn't exist at all.

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Pressure grows on Trump to change border policy for kids

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 6:03am

Axios' Nicholas Johnston joins First Look for Monday's 1BigThing.

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How Mark Sanford fumbled his reelection in South Carolina

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 9:53pm

A former top staffer to Mark Sanford explains why the South Carolina conservative got broadsided by political newcomer Katie Arrington in the age of Trump.

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Soboroff: People “locked up in cages” at border detention centers

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 9:31pm

After touring detention facilities on the southern border, MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff says on Kasie DC that what he saw resembles “animal kennels” for children who were detained for crossing into the United States illegally. Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK...

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The new normal: Another breakneck week of breaking news

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 9:15pm

From the Singapore summit on Monday, to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s jailing on Friday, and everything in between.

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Democratic Senators see border detention centers firsthand

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:58pm

Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) traveled to Texas to tour the detention centers where thousands of migrant children are being held after being separated from their parents.

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Democratic Senators see border detention centers firsthand

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:48pm

Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) traveled to Texas to tour the detention centers where thousands of migrant children are being held after being separated from their parents.

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Sunday shows focus on harsh immigration policy

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:30pm

As the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” immigration policy sparks fierce backlash, former and current advisers to President Trump are defending the directive, while some lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are calling for change.

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Corey Stewart: Immigration policy “absolutely” more important than migrant children

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:22pm

As he runs to replace Sen. Tim Kaine in Virginia, Corey Stewart is taking a hard line on immigration and denying charges of racism.

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Megachurch Pastor: 'It’s embarrassing' that Sessions quoted the Bible to defend immigration policy

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 6:31pm

MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian interviews Pastor Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong NYC Church. Pastor Lentz called Sessions use of Romans 13 a “misapplication of scripture”. Lentz says the Trump administration’s policy separating migrant children from their

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Migrant fathers and sons describe conditions in detention centers

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 6:28pm

MSNBC’s Mariana Atencio reports from a Catholic Charities center in McAllen, Texas where a bus filled with migrants had recently arrived.

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Protesters demand an end to Trump policy separating migrant children from their parents

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 6:24pm

MSNBC’s Mariana Atencio reports from the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center in McAllen, Texas where a protest was held in support of all the children held inside without their parents.

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San Francisco Mayor-elect London Breed one-on-one with Joy Reid

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 5:07pm

San Francisco Mayor-elect London Breed, the first black woman to become mayor of San Francisco, joins Joy Reid to discuss the Trump administration’s immigration policies and more.

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Jason Johnson: Everything switched after Comey made Clinton emails statement

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:58pm

The Justice Department inspector general’s report concluded that former FBI director James Comey was in error in releasing statements about the Hillary Clinton email investigation days before the 2016 election. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the...

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Jeh Johnson on border patrol visit: "I started to cry".

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:50pm

Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson describes why he was brought to tears during a 2014 Mother's Day visit to the Texas border.

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Michael Avenatti on separating migrant children: We’re entering fight in big way

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:40pm

Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti has pledged to help immigrant families separated at the border, telling AM JOY ‘it needs to end now.’ Joy Reid and her panel discuss the almost 2,000 migrant children taken from their parents in the past six...

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Republican Rep. Will Hurd Bucks Against Party on Immigration:

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:37pm

Rep. Will Hurd fresh off a tour in Tornillo, Texas where teenage boys are housed, says Trump policies will not help secure US borders.

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Dale Ho: There’s a long, ugly history of voter restriction

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:28pm

The Supreme Court voted to uphold an Ohio law allowing the purging of registered voters if they did not vote in recent elections. Joy Reid and her panel discuss how this potential barrier to voting could impact millions of Americans, and how to fight it.

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Rula Jebreal: World is divided into humanists vs. white supremacist nationalists

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:05pm

Angela Merkel could be ousted as Chancellor of Germany over immigration as right-wing nationalism sweeps European countries from Poland to Italy. Joy Reid and her panel discuss how many Americans’ support of Donald Trump is related to this movement.

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