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You Need To Read Obama's Statement About Trump Ripping Families Apart On World Refugee Day

As President Trump continued to draw condemnation for separating immigrant families at the border, former president Barack Obama honored World Refugee Day by urging Americans to show empathy, compassion and kindness to those who flee calamitous circu…
By Seth Millstein

The 5 Books To Read To Understand The Long, Painful History Of Detention Centers

It seems that all anyone can talk about these days are the detention centers housing immigrant children in the U.S., and for good reason. Children are being separated from their parents, indefinitely, as soon as they cross the border, regardless of w…
By Kristian Wilson

Here's How Corey Lewandowski Reacted To A Girl With Down Syndrome Being Torn From Her Mom

As part of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy, U.S. officials reportedly separated an undocumented 10-year-old immigrant with Down syndrome from her family at the border. In an appearance on Fox News Tuesday, Donald Trump'…
By Seth Millstein

This New Poll On Melania's Popularity Might Not Please Trump

First ladies often enjoy relatively high approval ratings, but the latest Melania Trump favorability poll shows that she may not be immune from the president's controversies. A CNN survey released on Tuesday found that Melania's popularity has fallen…
By Seth Millstein

This Video Of Trump Snuggling With The American Flag Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

What a sight. If you've ever wondered what a president looks like embracing an inanimate object — like, you know, a flag — this is your chance to see it. After delivering his address at the National Federation of Independent Business event on Tuesday…
By Mehreen Kasana

Meghan McCain Wants To Know What Ivanka Has To Say About Trump's Family Separation Policy

There's been widespread outrage over President Trump's new policy of separating undocumented children from their parents and putting them in cages. Speaking on The View Tuesday, Meghan McCain asked why Ivanka Trump hasn't denounced the administration…
By Seth Millstein

How Americans Feel About Trump’s Immigration Policy, In One Blistering Graph

Presidents and other lawmakers can't expect that every policy they put forward will be a winner, but it's not every day that a given policy's unpopularity becomes headline news. Trump's family separation immigration policy is officially the least pop…
By Lani Seelinger

Trump Honored Juneteenth With A Statement Just Like Last Year’s

June 19 is Juneteenth, the holiday marking the emancipation of the United States' last slaves. It's celebrated each year to remember the moment when Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation reached the last remaining slave state — Texas — thereby …
By Lani Seelinger

11 Shocking Statistics That Sum Up Trump's "Zero Tolerance" Immigration Policy

Criticism of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy came to a head this month after Attorney General Jeff Sessions argued that families caught illegally crossing the border must be separated in order to uphold the law. This la…
By Lauren Holter

4 Things Trump Said About Immigration This Week That Are Totally Not True

After a weekend of headlines about its family separation policy at the border, the Trump administration has gone into overdrive defending it. The White House has doubled down on its zero-tolerance policy, with the President tweeting out false claims …
By Caitlin Cruz

There Are A Bunch Of Pics Of Trump & Kim Jong Un Hanging In The White House Now

The Trump administration is known for its controversial decorating choices, from Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's lavish dining set to President Trump's own multi-million-dollar overhaul of the White House. In a late entry in that…
By Caitlin Cruz

This Is How Many Kids Trump's Administration Already Separated From Their Parents

On Friday, the government finally released official numbers for how many migrant children were separated from parents at the southern border over the last six weeks. From April 19 to May 31, 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults, who face p…
By Caitlin Cruz

Melania May Have A Brush With Royalty Next Month

In July, President Trump will take a trip across the pond and visit England for the first time as president. He'll be holding bilateral discussions with United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May, and while little else is known about his itinerary and…
By Seth Millstein

Trump Reportedly Threatened To Ship 25 Million Mexicans To Japan To Prove A Point

While talking to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G-7 summit, President Trump told Abe he'd send 25 million Mexicans to Japan, the Wall Street Journal reports, and that this would ensure Abe's defeat in the next Japanese election. Trump was …
By Seth Millstein

What Trump Admires About Kim Jong Un Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Just in case it wasn't already clear, President Trump made no bones about the fact that he's a fan of Kim Jong Un's leadership style in a Friday morning interview with Fox News. You might want to sit down before reading Trump's comment about Kim: the…
By Jessicah Lahitou

Applying For A Job At The White House Just Got A Whole Lot Simpler

If you've ever wondered how to get a job in Trump's White House, wonder no more. After reportedly suffering a mass exodus of staffers, the White House is trying to recruit new employees for the federal government by distributing flyers at an upcoming…
By Seth Millstein

Sarah Sanders Was Asked About Trump's Family Separation Policy & Things Got Heated

The Trump administration is splitting up immigrant families that officials apprehend at the border, but White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders doesn't want to talk about it. At Thursday's press briefing, Sanders was asked about immigrant …
By Seth Millstein

You Need To Read Chrissy Teigen & John Legend's Birthday Message To Trump Immediately

Instead of posting a message celebrating the President's birthday, Chrissy Teigen shifted the spotlight in a powerful way. On Thursday, June 14, Teigen and John Legend shared a birthday message for Trump that supported immigrants, while also encourag…
By Parry Ernsberger

This Video Of Trump Saluting A North Korean General Is... Yikes

They say a handshake has power, but what about a salute? North Korean state TV has aired video of President Trump saluting a North Korean general while meeting members of Kim Jong Un's delegation in Singapore earlier this week. Although the interacti…
By Morgan Brinlee

Trump's "Birthday Present" Looks Like Bad News For James Comey

President Trump knows what he wants for his birthday — and it's not another red tie. Trump hinted his birthday present could be a Justice Department report from the inspector general, which is expected to be released Thursday, the day the president t…
By Morgan Brinlee