President Trump urged Republican lawmakers in a closed-door meeting to fix the nation’s immigration system but expressed no strong preference for rival GOP bills up for a vote this week.
What once was seen as an option too toxic and extreme has been embraced by an administration willing to go deep into the government’s immigration enforcement arsenal — even at the risk of triggering a political and humanitarian crisis.
The falsehoods have multiplied recently as Trump seeks to create an alternate reality around immigration and other issues.
The burial pit was found on the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. (Matt McClain/The Post)
The burial pit was found on the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Bones are displayed at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Bones are displayed at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. (Matt McClain/The Post)
A femur with a bullet was among the limbs found at the burial pit. (Matt McClain/The Post)
A femur with a bullet was among the limbs found at the burial pit. (Matt McClain/The Post)
An amputated femur was also among the discoveries. (Matt McClain/The Post)
An amputated femur was also among the discoveries. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
The sawed-off arms and legs of as many as 12 soldiers cut down at the Civil War’s Second Battle of Bull Run in August 1862 have been unearthed at a Virginia site, giving archaeologists an extraordinary discovery to study.
U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley had repeatedly urged changes to remove what the United States has called a disproportionate amount of criticism toward Israel and to boot human rights abusers.
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President Trump’s personal attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani accused special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team of being a “kangaroo court” in the latest attack on the probe.
Hundreds of U.S. factories could be disrupted by bureacratic sluggishness. Only last week did the Commerce Department start training 30 evaluators to review 21,000 petitions for duty-free imports of steel, an official said.
In early-morning tweets, the vocal critic of President Trump urged voters to elect Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections and harshly criticized the administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S. border.
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Layoffs of factory workers, the use of a giant tent and emails about sabotage suggest that the company may be facing more chaos at its production facility than suspected by drivers and investors.
Campaign 2018
The District’s political leadership has expressed opposition to Initiative 77, which would raise tipped workers’ wages to $15 by 2025, and restaurateurs and workers are expected to pressure lawmakers to halt its enactment. The drama of the ballot initiative came on a day when many lawmakers, including Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, cruised to primary victories.
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
A painstaking identification process kick-started by a high school student and her teacher from Nebraska paved the way for a ceremony this week at Normandy American Cemetery in France.
World Cup 2018
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Mexican delegation, and one player said supporters could have their Fan IDs revoked, which would prevent them from using their tickets at World Cup games.
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