Conway attacks Dems for not stopping Trump’s family separation policy months before he enacted it

During a Meet The Press interview on Sunday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway attacked Democrats for not making a fuss about the Trump administration’s policy of separation immigrant children from their parents when they cross the border back in January, when Trump held a bipartisan…

Texas Democrat leads Father’s Day march on tent city where migrant kids are separated from families

While House speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) continues to face criticism for a tone-deaf tweet, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) is spending Father’s Day leading a march on Tornillo, Texas, where the Trump administration plans to hold 360 migrant children, many of whom were forcibly separated from…

House Republicans pass bill that spells chaos for low-income housing

On Thursday, House Republicans passed a bill designed to help low-income people suffering from opioid addiction obtain affordable housing, but opponents of the measure contend that it only worsens the affordable housing crisis. Affordable housing advocates say that while the bill sets aside thousands of…

Media lets Republicans off the hook for their role in family separation

House Republicans released an immigration proposal Thursday evening, pitched as a “compromise” between hardliners and moderates — but in reality, the bill makes sweeping changes to the immigration system. And it does not end family separation at the southwest border, as various lawmakers and media outlets…

Trump admits he dictated lie about his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer, says it doesn’t matter

President Trump fielded a variety of questions from reporters on the White House lawn Friday morning, during which he broached the topic of his son, Donald Trump Jr., and a statement the younger Trump made to The New York Times about his meeting with Russian operatives…

Reporters fact-check Trump on family separation to his face, Trump keeps lying anyway

Speaking with a gaggle of reporters on the White House lawn Friday, President Donald Trump once again blamed Democrats for his administration’s policy of separating families. “I hate the children being taken away. The Democrats have to change their law. That’s their law […] The children, the children can be…

The Republicans’ Jekyll And Hyde approach to denting the opioid crisis

This week, the House has been voting on dozens of opioid bills ranging from monitoring prescriptions better to money for recovery coaches — a culmination of lawmakers’ work over the last year and a half. But as Congress works to make a dent in a…

News outlets claim Paul Ryan ‘broke’ with Trump on separating immigrant families. He didn’t.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was asked Thursday to react to the increasingly harrowing reports from the U.S. border, where migrant parents who cross the border illegally are being separated from their children. While Ryan distanced himself from the policy, he stopped short of blaming…

Trump on summit with North Korea: ‘I don’t think I have to prepare very much.’

During a White House pool spray with Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe on Thursday, President Trump said he doesn’t think he has a lot of preparation to do ahead of a summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in which the two leaders will…

GOP Trying The McFeminism Strategy Now | #TheyreWithHer

House Republicans have doubled the number of female candidates they have recruited to run for congressional seats this year as they seek to hold their majority and counter accusations of a gender gap with Democrats. There are 103 Republican women, including incumbents, running for House…