Trump administration won’t reunite all separated families by deadline

The Trump administration claims it will meet a court-imposed deadline Thursday night to reunite 1,637 parents with their children, after they were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. The number of families, however, represents only a small group deemed eligible for reunification by the federal government,…

HHS secretary: Separating immigrant families is ‘one of the great acts of American generosity’

The same day the federal government missed a court-imposed deadline to reunite roughly 84 children under the age of 5 with their families — after being forcibly separated from them at the U.S.-Mexico border — Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar appeared on…

Trump administration won’t meet the court deadline to reunite separated kids under the age of 5

The Trump administration will not be meeting a court-imposed Tuesday deadline to reunify roughly 100 children under five with their parents, who it separated as part of its “zero tolerance” immigration policy. In a hearing on Monday, a Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney said it…

Average US Taxpayer Spends Over $3k Every Year On W-A-R

As Americans rushed to pay their taxes on Tuesday before the official deadline, peace groups reminded the public of the uncomfortable fact that an “astronomical amount” of the money sent to the IRS each year goes not to funding education or a single-payer healthcare system…

Trump Administration Says No to New Russia Sanctions, Yes to Cribbing From Forbes

With an impending congressional deadline for fresh sanctions on Russia, the Donald Trump administration engaged in a series of confused moves Monday that ended with no new penalties and a list of oligarchs cribbed from Forbes magazine. Last summer, Congress passed bipartisan legislation — the…