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Trump Warns That Rising Border Crossings May Require an Extra $1.4 Billion

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more money for housing and care.
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Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

President Donald Trump said acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process so that he can “devote more time to his family.” He also... Read more ...

Orlando Sentinel Endorses 'Not Donald Trump' Just Hours Before His Florida Rally

Orlando Sentinel Endorses 'Not Donald Trump' Just Hours Before His Florida Rally

An editorial said "there's no point pretending we would ever recommend that readers vote for Trump" because “after 2½ years we've seen enough." Read more ...

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Shanahan Drops Out Of Running For Defense Secretary

Shanahan Drops Out Of Running For Defense Secretary

The acting defense secretary "has decided not to go forward with his confirmation process," according to a tweet by President Trump. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Read more ...

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Wins Defamation Suit Against Hoaxers

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Wins Defamation Suit Against Hoaxers

Lenny Pozner's 6-year-old son Noah died in the shooting. Two authors wrote a book saying it never happened. Read more ...

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Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

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