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Tensions escalate between Sanders and reporters

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Weeks of escalating strain between press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and reporters boiled over in the White House briefing room on Thursday, as press members tussled with Sanders over immigration issues, she insulted the intelligence of one reporter, and another interrupted the proceedings with a dramatic outburst. Reporters have been growing frustrated with Sanders over the lack of briefings and their short length. In addition, Sanders repeatedly refused to discuss her past denials that President Donald Trump had dictated a false statement about why his son met with a Russian...
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Trump Administration Won't Say How A Random CBP Agent Would Know Of A Reporter's Personal Travel

Trump Administration Won't Say How A Random CBP Agent Would Know Of A Reporter's Personal Travel

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The Justice Department says an apparent Customs and Border Patrol agent identified as Jeffrey Rambo was not involved in its leak investigation.
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News outlets claim Paul Ryan ‘broke' with Trump on separating immigrant families. He didn't

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

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House Speaker Paul Ryan 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 the Trump administration - nevertheless, multiple news outlets were quick to incorrectly characterized Ryan's remarks as a “break” from President Trump.
Asked in a press conference if he was comfortable with the Trump administration's new “zero tolerance” policy, Ryan said he was not.
“We don't want kids to be...
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Republicans Decry Border Separation of Children and Parents as White House Defends It

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Congressional Republicans distanced themselves Thursday from the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border even as the White House cited the Bible in defending its “zero tolerance” approach to illegal border crossings.
“I can say that it is very biblical to enforce the law. That is actually repeated a number of times throughout the Bible,” said White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. “It's a moral policy to follow and enforce the law.”
Attorney General Jeff Sessions had earlier cited the Bible in his defense of the border policy that...
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WATCH: Tense White House briefing centers on IG report, immigration

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders had a heated exchange with reporters on the administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.
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Recidivism Watch: Trump administration again blames others for its own family-separation policy

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Trump and his advisers keep saying the law forces them to separate immigrant families at the border. No law requires this.
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Fact Check of the Day: Republicans Misplace Blame for Splitting Families at the Border

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The White House and prominent Republicans in Congress cited a 1997 court settlement to justify separating migrant children from parents who illegally enter the United States. But the settlement did not require the government to break up families, and the practice has spurred protests against the Trump administration, a rebuke from the United Nations and a court challenge.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Slammed On Live TV For Being A Parent With No Empathy For Brown Children

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Donald Trump is definitely one of the biggest liars on the planet, but Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a close runner-up. Every day she briefs White House reporters with a monsoon of lies. If anyone challenges her, she quickly goes to the next person and almost magically thinks of another lie. However, even lies couldn't get her out of one question on Thursday.
Several reporters asked about her empathy for brown children being ripped away from their parents at borders because of the country's horrific and racist immigration policies , and Miss Sarah got pissed.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Slammed On Live TV For Being A Parent With No Empathy For Brown Children

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Donald Trump is definitely one of the biggest liars on the planet but Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a close runner up. Every day she briefs White House reporters with a monsoon of lies. If anyone challenges her, she quickly goes to the next person and almost magically thinks of another lie. However, even lies couldn't get her out of one question - a reporter asked about her empathy for brown children being ripped away from the parents at borders because of racist immigration laws and Miss Sarah fell a part.
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‘You're a parent!' Things got personal in the White House briefing room

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"I know it's hard for you to understand even short sentences,” press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said to CNN's Jim Acosta.
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'You're a parent, don't you have any empathy?': Reporters blast Sarah Huckabee Sanders over Trump tactic of separating migrant families at border

'You're a parent, don't you have any empathy?': Reporters blast Sarah Huckabee Sanders over Trump tactic of separating migrant families at border

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White House reporters interrogated press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday over the Trump administration's family separation tactic.
One reporter asked Sanders whether she had any "empathy" as a parent of young children toward the families being split up by Border Patrol agents.
Sanders argued that the Trump administration has merely been enforcing the law and blamed Democrats for refusing to close supposed "loopholes" in immigration law.
White House reporters grilled press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday, demanding answers on the morality of the Trump...
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Trump tweets he wants to deport illegal immigrants 'with no Judges or Court...

Trump tweets he wants to deport illegal immigrants 'with no Judges or Court Cases' - a move that would violate due process

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday morning that the US should start deporting illegal immigrants with no legal process. He said those who "invade our Country" will be... Read more ...

Trump's former deputy campaign manager told a black panelist on 'Fox &...

Trump's former deputy campaign manager told a black panelist on 'Fox & Friends' that he was 'out of his cotton-picking mind'

On "Fox & Friends" Sunday morning, President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign manager David Bossie told Democratic strategist Joel Payne he was "out of his cotton-picking... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia makes history, ending longstanding rule that barred women from...

Saudi Arabia makes history, ending longstanding rule that barred women from driving

Women in Saudi Arabia can now get in the driver's seat as the country officially lifts a decades-old rule that barred them from driving vehicles. Women across the country... Read more ...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Gets Kicked Out of Restaurant

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Gets Kicked Out of Restaurant

Sarah Huckabee Sanders went out for dinner Friday night in Lexington, Virginia-for a couple of minutes, at least. A server briefly attended to Sanders and her family at the Red... Read more ...

Restaurant That Booted Sanders Closes the Next Night

Restaurant That Booted Sanders Closes the Next Night

The little Red Hen restaurant in rural Virginia found itself squarely in the middle of a big Beltway brouhaha after Sarah Huckabee Sanders was turned away on Friday night, and... Read more ...

Jeremy Hunt said it's 'completely inappropriate' for Airbus, BMW to issue...

Jeremy Hunt said it's 'completely inappropriate' for Airbus, BMW to issue Brexit warnings

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has slammed businesses for issuing warnings about Brexit uncertainty. Hunt told the BBC that the warnings are undermining the UK's negotiating... Read more ...

The government says it reunited 522 immigrant children separated from their...

The government says it reunited 522 immigrant children separated from their parents under Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy - but thousands more remain

The Deparment of Homeland Security said late Saturday it reunited 522 immigrant children who were separated from their families under the Trump administration's "zero... Read more ...

British trucks would be blocked from entering Europe under no-deal Brexit...

British trucks would be blocked from entering Europe under no-deal Brexit, industry leader warns

A no-deal Brexit would ground British lorries trying to enter Europe to a halt the day after Brexit, said freight chief James Hookham. He told Business Insider that the chances... Read more ...

Sarah Sanders Joins List Of Top Trump Aides Confronted At Restaurants

Sarah Sanders Joins List Of Top Trump Aides Confronted At Restaurants

The White House press secretary was asked to leave a Va. restaurant Friday. Earlier this week, DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House adviser Stephen Miller were... Read more ...

Cynthia Nixon Has Big News About Her Son

Cynthia Nixon Has Big News About Her Son

Actress and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has announced that her oldest child has come out as transgender, the AP reports. The former Sex and the City star... Read more ...