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AP-NORC Poll: Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons

By Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson | Jun 22
Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that president.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Falsely Claims Progress on NKorea Nukes

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Falsely Claims Progress on NKorea Nukes

By Robert Burns | Jun 22
President Donald Trump is trumpeting results of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that get ahead of reality.

House GOP Gets Little Direction from Trump on Immigration

House GOP Gets Little Direction from Trump on Immigration

By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram | Jun 20
President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is "1,000 percent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations.

China Blasts New U.S. Tariff Threat, Warns It Will Retaliate

China Blasts New U.S. Tariff Threat, Warns It Will Retaliate

By Joe McDonald | Jun 20
China on Tuesday threatened "comprehensive measures" in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies.

Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug Concerns Parents

Approval of Cannabis-Based Drug Concerns Parents

Jun 20
Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant.

NY Suit Against Trump Foundation Explained

NY Suit Against Trump Foundation Explained

Jun 20
In a lawsuit filed Thursday, New York's Attorney General Barbara Underwood said President Donald Trump's charitable foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of Children Stokes Rage over Separation

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of Children Stokes Rage over Separation

By Nomaan Merchant and Anita Snow | Jun 19
President Donald Trump emphatically defended his administration's policy Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats. "The United States will not be a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility," he declared.

Lawyers, Family ask For Release of Pizza Worker

Lawyers, Family ask For Release of Pizza Worker

Jun 19
The family and attorneys of an Ecuadorean pizza shop worker who was arrested while trying to make a delivery in Brooklyn are submitting a formal request to immigration officials demanding his immediate release.

Immigrants Fleeing Gangs Prefer Taking Chance for U.S. Asylum

Immigrants Fleeing Gangs Prefer Taking Chance for U.S. Asylum

By Elliot Spagat and Anita Snow | Jun 19
Some fleeing violence in their home countries are undeterred by a new directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions declaring that gang and domestic violence will generally cease to be grounds for asylum.

Border Policy Defended Amid Protests

Border Policy Defended Amid Protests

Jun 19
Nearly 2,000 children have been taken from their parents since the Trump administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy against people illegally entering the U.S. Border Patrol Sector Chief Manuel Padilla calls the separations temporary.

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