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

4 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

4 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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Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida's Governor's Race To Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida's Governor's Race To Ron DeSantis

Keeping Florida in the GOP column is a highlight for Republicans this year. While Republicans held onto the Senate, Democrats flipped the House and made major gains in the... Read more ...

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

The announcement comes after a week and a half of uncertainty over a recount. Read more ...

Judge Sides With CNN's Acosta Over White House

Judge Sides With CNN's Acosta Over White House

Score one for CNN over the White House. A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of reporter Jim... Read more ...

Supreme Court To Weigh In On Census Citizenship Question Evidence Dispute

Supreme Court To Weigh In On Census Citizenship Question Evidence Dispute

The justices will hear arguments over whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be questioned under oath for the lawsuits over the controversial citizenship question he added... Read more ...

Trump Says Former Coal Lobbyist Will Be Next EPA Head

Trump Says Former Coal Lobbyist Will Be Next EPA Head

President Trump says he will nominate Andrew Wheeler to be the next administrator of the EPA, an agency that Wheeler has led on an interim basis since July, The Hill reports... Read more ...

Trump Writes Answers to Mueller's Questions

Trump Writes Answers to Mueller's Questions

“You always have to be careful answering questions for people who have bad intentions," President Trump said Friday as he told reporters that he has finished drafting answers... Read more ...

2 Democratic Longshots Eye 2020 Race

2 Democratic Longshots Eye 2020 Race

Oprah says she's not interested in running for president in 2020, but one of her friends definitely is. Marianne Williamson, described by Politico as a "spirituality guru and... Read more ...

Democrats Are Planning To Target The Arms Sales Trump Loves

Democrats Are Planning To Target The Arms Sales Trump Loves

Their new House majority is discussing ways to have more debates that could block deals, an aide and an activist told HuffPost. Read more ...

Whitey Bulger files: Highlights over the years

Whitey Bulger files: Highlights over the years

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Trump Hammered On Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker - By Republicans

Trump Hammered On Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker - By Republicans

“America needs an attorney general who doesn't play politics," says Republicans for the Rule of Law. Read more ...