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HHS secretary says separating immigrant families is ‘one of the great acts of American generosity'

7 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

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 CNN to defend how his agency has handled the recent immigration crisis.
“We have nothing to hide about how we operate these facilities,” Azar told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Tuesday night, referring to the juvenile and “tender age” facilities in which many of the separated children are currently being detained, which HHS officials...
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HHS Secretary Says U.S. Shows 'Generosity And Charity' By Detaining Migrant Children

HHS Secretary Says U.S. Shows 'Generosity And Charity' By Detaining Migrant Children

7 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Of the thousands of children separated from their parents at the border, only a few dozen were meant to be reunited by the court-ordered deadline.
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Smollett charged with filing false police report

Smollett charged with filing false police report

CHICAGO - “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist... Read more ...

After Delay, Michael Cohen To Testify On Capitol Hill Next Week

After Delay, Michael Cohen To Testify On Capitol Hill Next Week

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing A False Police Report About His Alleged...

Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing A False Police Report About His Alleged Attack

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Mark Harris' son warned him about operative in North Carolina scandal

Mark Harris' son warned him about operative in North Carolina scandal

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Michael Cohen gets two-month delay on reporting to prison

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Feds: Racist 'Domestic Terrorist' Coast Guard Lieutenant Plotted To Kill...

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Trump says he directed Pompeo not to let ISIS bride back in U.S

Trump says he directed Pompeo not to let ISIS bride back in U.S

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Tucker Carlson Apparently Tells Historian To 'Go F**k' Himself In Spiked Fox...

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House Dems move to block Trump's emergency declaration

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What To Expect From North Korea At The Next Trump-Kim Summit

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Analysts weigh the possible offers North Korea's leader could make later this month in Vietnam. Read more ...