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lest any young aspiring journalists or armchair critics think that its easy to just talk into a camera this is
Lest any young aspiring journalists or armchair critics think that it’s easy to just talk into a camera — this is sometimes what’s happening around the person you’re watching on TV
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the trump admin claimed there was a right way to seek asylum at a port of entry cbp then had some migrants wai
The Trump admin claimed there was a “right” way to seek asylum — at a port of entry.
CBP then had some migrants wait weeks or months before letting them in to apply.
Now, everyone who was waiting patiently in that line will be barred, @DLind scoops:
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new trump admin goes through with its plan first stated in 2017 exec order to subject undocumented immigrants
New: Trump admin goes through with its plan, first stated in 2017 exec order, to subject undocumented immigrants to rapid deportation if they can’t prove they’ve lived in the US for two full years:
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the irony of her being most famous for being the sole person to take a vote on a single position is that shes
“The irony of her being most famous ... for being the sole person to take a vote on a single position is that she’s always incredibly willing and eager to work with others.”
Why @RepBarbaraLee isn’t so lonely anymore on war powers:
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everybody wishes we were barbara lee said how has led the way as congress has come toward her lonely 2001 posi
“Everybody wishes we were Barbara Lee," said @RepSchakowsky
How @RepBarbaraLee has led the way as Congress has come toward her lonely 2001 position on the authorizing the president's use of military force.
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her exhibiting her courage in that moment it certainly comforts me in moments i cast lonely votes said how s l
“Her exhibiting her courage in that moment, it certainly comforts me in moments I cast lonely votes,” @Ocasio2018 said@RepBarbaraLee.
How ’s lonely 2001 war vote is still reverberating in Congress t:
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god help has finally arrived i am telling you its been mighty lonely here lee said how the politics of militar
God, help has finally arrived. I am telling you, it’s been mighty lonely here,” Lee said.
How the politics of military intervention have changed since @RepBarbaraLee’s lonely 2001 vote.
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some people say dont you get tired or arent you going to give up lee said im a black woman in america you dont
“Some people say, ‘Don’t you get tired, or aren’t you going to give up?’” Lee said. “I’m a black woman in America. You don’t get tired.”
How @RepBarbaraLee became much less lonely on checking war powers:
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not so lonely anymore repbarbaralee no longer a team of one on war powers
Not so lonely anymore: @RepBarbaraLee no longer a team of one on war powers
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so trump supports banning all single use plastics via pooler michaelcbender
So… Trump supports banning all single-use plastics...?
via pooler @MichaelCBender

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i didnt need to do this trump says of an emergency declaration that his attorneys will have to defend in court
“I didn’t need to do this,” Trump says of an emergency declaration that his attorneys will have to defend in court was justified by an emergency…
“I just want to get it done faster, that’s all."
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scoop ice arrested immigrants who came forward to take in undocumented children
Scoop 🚨:
ICE arrested immigrants who came forward to take in undocumented children
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new the trump administration is set to replace in court interpreters at immigrants initial court hearings with
NEW:
The Trump administration is set to replace in-court interpreters at immigrants’ initial court hearings with a video advising them of their rights.
My story:
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the number of undocumented immigrant children in government custody is now over 14000 it continues tax an alre
The number of undocumented immigrant children in government custody is now over 14,000.
It continues tax an already overburdened system, with no slowdown in sight:
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its been said today but still i find it stunning how many instances the mueller report lays out in which the a
It’s been said today, but still, I find it stunning how many instances the Mueller report lays out in which the American people were explicitly told things by this administration that the speakers knew to be false. When the press is misled, the people are misled.
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its confirmed president trumps in laws obtained us citizenship through the very visa he has repeatedly opposed
It’s confirmed — President Trump’s in-laws obtained US citizenship through the very visa he has repeatedly opposed and sought to end.

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kanye and entourage arrives for a meeting at trump tower real life
Kanye (and entourage) arrives for a meeting at Trump Tower. Real life.
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wait did gop rep carol miller just say that there should have been a hearing on child separations instead of t
Wait, did GOP Rep. Carol Miller just say that there should have been a hearing on child separations instead of this?
(There was one on family separations yesterday in Judiciary, FYI, and Republicans said it shouldn’t have been a topic.)
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hundreds of separated children not reunited amid slow progress that includes 40 under the age of 5
Hundreds of separated children not reunited amid slow progress.
That includes ~40 under the age of 5.
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breaking potentially hundreds of parents were deported without their children during family separations more
Breaking: Potentially hundreds of parents were deported without their children during family separations.

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