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Trump contradicts aides on border separations

President Trump appears to contradict his own administration by claiming he will sign "something" to stop the separations of families illegally entering the US.

GOP lawmaker unloads on Paul Ryan

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, a conservative Republican from North Carolina, erupted at House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin over their agreement involving two major immigration bills, saying several times, "I'm done," while pointing in an animated fashion at the top House Republican and raising his voice as their colleagues watched.

Will Trump's order reunite families immediately?

Following President Donald Trump's reversal on separating families at the border, many wonder how soon they will be reunited with their families. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

How quickly will separated families be reunited?

These are the places where infant and child migrants are held in Combes, Texas. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

Trump on immigration: Either weak or strong

President Donald Trump meets with members of Congress to discuss the practice of family separation at the border.

Trump reverses position on family separations

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to keep immigrant families together, weeks after he insisted that it was up to Congress to act. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

GOP congressman mocked by Trump speaks to CNN

Congressman Mark Sanford (R-SC), who was mocked by President Trump, speaks to CNN's Jake Tapper about the importance and value of dissent in the US political system.

Trump signs executive order to end family separations

President Donald Trump signs an executive order to end the separation of immigrant families at the US-Mexico border.

Trump: Will sign executive order to end separations

President Trump, speaking with members of Congress at the White House, addressed the border crisis, saying he would sign an executive order soon that keeps immigrant families together.

Ryan: We don't want to see families separated

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the GOP doesn't want to see families separated at the border, and says the House will vote on the GOP immigration bill soon.

Lewandowski: I was mocking Democrat, not girl

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski responded to the outrage caused by his "womp womp" comments when he heard a story about a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother at the border.

Asylum seekers wait for decision on their fate

CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks with immigrants waiting for a decision on their fate after having crossed the US border seeking asylum.

Trump urges House GOP to pass immigration bill

President Trump met with Republican lawmakers to discuss immigration legislation amid the growing crisis of families being separated at the border. CNN's Abby Phillip reports.

Protesters confront Secy. Nielsen at restaurant

Protesters from the Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America came into a popular Mexican restaurant near the White House holding signs and shouting chants of "shame" to confront Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Watch US F-35 jet fighters arrive in Europe (2017)

A fleet of US F-35A jet fighters have arrived in the UK for joint NATO training amid tension with Russia.

Giuliani says DOJ interviewed him over comment

Rudy Giuliani said he was interviewed by the Department of Justice about comments he made during the 2016 presidential election, claiming there was information to come on Hillary Clinton.

Lewandowski mocks girl separated from mom

While appearing on Fox News, Corey Lewandowski dismissed the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border illegally. The former Trump campaign manager responded "womp womp."

Graham to Trump: Listen to Melania

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said the White House can change the immigration policy despite what Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Neilsen said, adding that he thinks President Trump "should listen to Melania" after she said she hates to see children separated from their families.

Trump supporters react to family separations

Some supporters of President Donald Trump say the parents are to blame, not the President, for immigrant families being separated at the US border. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Cohen 'willing to give information' on Trump

Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen has signaled to friends that he is "willing to give" investigators information on the President if that's what they are looking for, and is planning on hiring a new lawyer to handle a possible indictment from federal prosecutors. CNN's Sara Murray reports.

Trump backs Nielsen as pressure to resign grows

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is facing growing pressure to resign over the Trump administration's immigration policies, but she has the support of the President - for now. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.

Trump: We want border security, not judges

While speaking to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, President Trump said that instead of judges hearing immigration cases, he wants more border security.

Haley: Human Rights Council a cesspool of bias

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council, accusing the body of bias against Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.

Lawmakers yell at Trump after GOP meeting

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus protest President Donald Trump as he exits a meeting on Capitol Hill amid recent reports of families being separated at the US border.

Father, son reunite after separated at border

After Alexander Gonzalez and his 7-year-old son were reunited after being separated at the border, Gonzalez says he would not have risked the trip to the US if he had known his child would be taken from him. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

Wolf grills ICE leader: Is this policy humane?

CNN's Wolf Blitzer pushes ICE Director Thomas Homan on whether the policy of separating immigrant families at the border is humane.

White House deputy chief of staff to leave

Joe Hagin, the White House official who orchestrated logistics for the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, plans to depart the administration next month, according to officials. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Republicans turn on Trump over border policy

Several high-profile Republicans have turned against President Trump over his administration's practice of separating immigrant children from their parents at the border. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Michael Cohen is hiring an experienced criminal lawyer in New York

President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen is hiring Guy Petrillo, a former chief of the criminal division of ...

Turkey to get F-35 jets Thursday despite opposition from Congress

Despite opposition from the US Congress, Turkey is set to receive its first F-35 Joint Strike Fighters on Thursday du...

Warren wants to put a hold on nominee to lead CFPB

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced she's putting a hold on the nomination for Kathy Kraninger to run the Cons...

Giuliani says he was interviewed earlier this year about leaks regarding Clinton investigation

Rudy Giuliani said Tuesday he was interviewed by the Department of Justice inspector general earlier this year about ...

US expecting North Korea to return troop remains in coming days

The Trump administration is expecting North Korea to return up to 200 sets of remains believed to be US servicemember...

Trump: Dems want immigrants to 'infest' our country

CNN's Abby Phillip reports on the conflicting message about the separating families at the border from President Trump and US Health and Human Services.

More than 600 members of Jeff Sessions' church just charged him with violating church rules

More than 600 members of the United Methodist Church have issued a formal church complaint against Attorney General J...

Fact-checking Trump on immigration, family separations

President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered a stream-of-consciousness-style speech on immigration as furor over his a...

Key Trump Senate ally asks for halt to family separations

Top Senate Republican Orrin Hatch broke with President Donald Trump on Tuesday over separating families at the south...

Kasich: 'We have lost our sense of humanity'

Ohio Gov. John Kasich pushed back against family separations by the Trump administration Tuesday, lamenting that peop...

MAGIC WALL: Vulnerable Republicans' immigration dilemma

Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy may cost the GOP as midterms near. CNN's John King breaks down the competitive districts at the Magic Wall.

Trump contradicts team on separating families

After President Trump tweeted that separating families at the border was not his policy, CNN's Brooke Baldwin takes a look at all the times the Trump administration confirmed they were the ones who implemented the practice.

Trump trade adviser says tariffs are 'necessary to defend this country'

The White House is defending President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on at least $200 billion worth of Chin...

The family separation crisis could cost Republicans the House

The most telling statement of the ongoing border crisis involving the separation of families came Monday night from O...

Senate staffer charged with lying to FBI requests Trump gag order

James Wolfe, former security director for the Senate Intelligence Committee charged with lying to FBI agents, filed a...

House GOP presses DOJ watchdog on bias in Clinton investigation

House Republicans went on the attack Tuesday over the Justice Department watchdog report on the FBI's handling of the...

Trump campaign manager says it's 'time to fire' Jeff Sessions

President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager said Tuesday that it was "time to fire" Attorney General Jeff Sessions...

State Dept. Q&A unleashes condemnation, mockery of administration's immigration policy

A Facebook Live question and answer session hosted by the State Department on Tuesday promised "Family Travel Hacks,"...

Trump calls immigration crisis a 'monstrosity'

While speaking to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, President Trump said the current immigration crisis is a "monstrosity" and Mexico is doing nothing to help.

Donald Trump Jr. backs out of Bush fundraiser

Donald Trump Jr. has withdrawn from a fundraiser for George P. Bush in New York because of criticism stemming from the Bush family, notably Jeb Bush, according to a source with knowledge of the events.

Internet takes aim at Trump's Space Force

President Donald Trump's announcement of an upcoming Space Force made waves on the internet. Jeanne Moos reports.

Trump to huddle with Republicans during crucial week on immigration

President Donald Trump will meet with Republicans Tuesday on Capitol Hill at a pivotal moment -- both for his preside...

Trump Jr. pulls out of fundraiser for George P. Bush due to immigration criticism

Donald Trump Jr. has withdrawn from a fundraiser for George P. Bush in New York because of criticism stemming from th...

Vulnerable Republican briefly supported conservative immigration bill, cutting against his moderate image

Rep. Mike Coffman, a vulnerable Republican in Colorado's Sixth Congressional District, briefly supported the conserva...

Here's what's in Trump's executive order on health care

CNNMoney's Tami Luhby explains President Trump's executive order on health care allowing small business groups, and possibly individuals, to form associations to get coverage across state lines. These plans may come with fewer benefits and could help lower costs for some, but they could drive premiums up for the sick.

What Kellyanne Conway gets dead wrong about family separation

On Monday night, White House counselor Kellyanne...

Melania Trump's favorability dips in new CNN poll

A new CNN poll out Tuesday indicates first lady Mela...

Trump officials roll out new rule for small business health insurance plans

The Trump administration is taking the final step Tuesday in its plan aimed at making health insurance policies cheap...

Sessions admits policy is a deterrent

Attorney General Jeff Sessions admits that deterrence is a central component of the Trump administration's controversial immigration practice that has resulted in the separation of undocumented children from their parents at the US border.

Republicans craft bill to keep detained families together

House Republican negotiators are inching closer to finding a way to keep parents and families together when they are ...

Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel are better at raising money for charity than they are at playing basketball

Sen. Ted Cruz can now add basketball scrimmage champion to his resume.The Texas Republican beat late-night hos...

George Takei: At least during my internment, I was not taken from my parents

Actor George Takei argued that "in one core, horrifying way," the family separations occurring at the United States' ...

Rep. Goodlatte on family separations: 'The laws need to be changed'

The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for laws to be changed in order to not sep...

US expected to disengage from UN's Human Rights Council

The US is expected to disengage with the UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias, a senior US official, a diplo...

Why Trump is digging in on separating families at the border

Logic suggests that the White House, under crushing political pressure, would be forced to back down on its hardline ...

Cuomo on immigration: Congress, do your job

CNN's Chris Cuomo reacts to the recent audio from ProPublica of detained children crying after being separated from their parents at the border and tells Congress to take action.

Cooper: The Trump camp calls this compassion

CNN's Anderson Cooper poses the question: how can the Trump administration say the US is about compassion when it promotes the practice of taking undocumented immigrant children from their families and putting them in government facilities on US borders?

Sessions: Migrant children facilities not like Nazi Germany because 'they were keeping the Jews from leaving'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions dismissed comparisons of the detention facilities for migrant children to Nazi concent...

Former top federal prosecutors call on Sessions to end 'zero tolerance' at border

A bipartisan group of more than 70 former US attorneys are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse the T...

Women are the wave, but also the wall, for Democrats in 2018

Democrats are banking on a surge of female candidates to help them recapture the House of Representatives this Novemb...

5 ways Kirstjen Nielsen's press conference on family separation was a total disaster

Faced with a burgeoning political, policy and human rights crisis on the country's southern border, the White House t...

How does Trump's Space Force compare to Russia and China's space capabilities?

US President Donald Trump's mooted Space Force, which he suggested will be a "separate but equal" branch of the milit...

Americans are satisfied with Trump's North Korea summit

One week after the high-profile meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Americans...

Conway to Cuomo: How dare you

CNN's Chris Cuomo grills White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on the Trump administration's widely panned "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has resulted in the separation of children from their families at the southern border.

Family sought asylum, found detention instead

CNN's Rosa Flores sits down with a father desperate to bring his family back together after being separated at the US-Mexico border.

Sessions on border separations: 'We're doing the right thing. We're taking care of these children'

Attorney Jeff Sessions on Monday defended the Trump administration's controversial immigration policy that has result...

Ex-CIA employee charged with leaking classified information

Joshua Schulte, a former CIA employee, has been charged with leaking classified information, the Justice Department a...

Clapper: 'Harder and harder to believe' Trump didn't know about campaign contacts with Russians

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said it is "difficult for me to believe" that President Donald...

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to lift ban on sanctuary city policy

The Trump administration Monday asked the Supreme Court to put on hold a nationwide injunction that blocks it from li...

Key Trump allies seek way out of immigration crisis

Republicans are growing anxious over President Donald Trump's policy to break up families at the border -- and now ev...

The sound of children crying for their parents at the border

"I don't want them to stop my father," a child whispers in Spanish. "I don't want them to deport him."So begin...

White House says family separations at the border are a 'binary choice,' but stats say otherwise

White House legislative director Marc Short on Monday defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy for...

Sen. Jeff Merkley: DHS chief Nielsen should 'absolutely, 100%' resign

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley called for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign Monday after accusing ...

Administration officials say there was no call between US and North Korea this weekend

There was no call between US and North Korean officials over the weekend, two administration officials tell CNN, desp...

Democratic lawmakers call on Trump to visit detention centers

Democratic Reps. Ben Ray Luj-n and Joaquin Castro on Monday called on President Donald Trump to visit the South Texas...

Wailing kids heard on tape reportedly from detention center

Children can be heard crying in newly-released audio obtained by ProPublica that was reportedly recorded in a US Customs and Border Protection facility. CNN has not independently verified the recording.

Sen. Merkley: Separations rip your heart apart

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) tells CNN's Erin Burnett what he saw at one detention center in Texas.

Senate Republicans did not want another immigration fight. Now they might not have a choice.

Some Senate Republicans are openly admonishing the Trump administration for its practice of ...

Trump's family separation policy has Republicans starting to panic about 2018

Just five months before the midterm elections, Republicans are scrambling to distance themselves from the Trump admin...

These Republicans have criticized Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

The Trump administration's immigration "zero tolerance" policy that results in the separation of thousands of childre...

Pentagon says it's 'suspended all planning' for military exercise with South Korea

The Pentagon has "suspended all planning" as expected for August joint military exercises with South Korea and severa...

Donald Trump is as popular as he's ever been (in 1-poll)

For the first time since his first week in office, 45% of Americans approve of the job President Donald Trump is doin...

CNN reporter: How is this not child abuse?

CNN's Jeff Zeleny asks Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen whether the controversial separation of immigrant families at the border is child abuse.

Acting DEA chief to retire at end of month

Robert Patterson, the acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, will retire at the end of the mont...

Trump demands credit for getting along with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump continued to defend his budding relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday, d...

Lawmakers to Trump: End separation practice

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) were among the group of Democrats who toured an immigration facility in McAllen, Texas, and some of the voices calling on President Donald Trump to end the practice of separating children from their family.

9-0 ruling masks deep division on gerrymandering at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court's rejection of Democrats' challenge to districts they say were rigged on a partisan basis by Wiscon...

Qatar pushes back against Trump fundraiser's hacking allegations

Qatar is pushing back against requests for documents that a Trump ally says would show the Gulf nation hacked his pri...

Republicans charge FBI had 'double standard' in Clinton and Trump investigations

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump and Russia was effectively on trial Monday...

Kellyanne Conway doubles down on immigration agenda

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway comes to President Trump's defense, telling Fox News the President's vision "cannot be more clear" on immigration.

Trump's long history of don't blame me-ism

Don't blame me...It's Democrats who wrote the laws, President Donald Trump argued, trying to explain why his a...

Blitzer: How can White House defend separation?

CNN's Wolf Blitzer presses White House legislative affairs director Marc Short on how he can defend the practice of immigrant children being separated from their parents at the border.

DHS Secretary Nielsen denies separation amounts to 'child abuse'

Department of Homeland Security Secretary ...

Differing accounts for child separation policy

White House officials have offered differing explanations for why immigrant children and parents are separated at the border. CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.

Trump: The US will not be a migrant camp

President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for families being separated at the US-Mexico border, saying the United States will "not be a migrant camp."

Ex-CIA chief compares family separations to Nazis

Michael Hayden, a former director of the CIA and the National Security Agency under presidents of both parties, compared the Trump administration's practice of separating families to Nazi Germany in a tweet.

Trump directs creation of 'Space Force'

President Donald Trump directs the Department of Defense to begin the process of establishing the "Space Force," a department of the armed forces that will be "separate but equal" to the Air Force.

Reddit co-founder pushes for paid family leave

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian speaks to CNN's Sunlen Serfaty about his support for paid family leave and why he thinks it is so valuable.

Laura Bush pens scathing column on child separation as part of immigration policy

Former first lady Laura Bush spoke out Sunday night about the ...

Moderate GOP voices on immigration are at risk of a November wipeout in the House

House Republicans are at risk of losing several of their members in the midterm elections who are more moderate on th...

How gerrymandering got its name

Gerrymandering is why election maps across the country can look so crazy. Politicians manipulate boundaries to favor one party or another.

DHS secretary: We will not apologize

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen hit back at criticism of the Trump administration's practice of separating families at the border, saying DHS will not watch the media "attack law enforcement for enforcing the laws passed by Congress."

Majority oppose policy that causes family separation, but Republicans approve

Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the Trump administration's practice of taking undocumented immigrant children f...

Donald Trump's Twitter feed is getting more and more bizarre

It's hard to say that President Donald Trump's Twitter habits are getting stranger. After all, this is a President wh...

Harris calls for DHS secretary to resign over family separations at the border

California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday called for the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secr...

Massachusetts won't deploy National Guard to border over 'cruel' treatment of children

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker directed the state National Guard not to send any assets or personnel to the US-Mexi...

Pompeo touts North Korea progress, talks tough on trade in Detroit speech

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heralded progress in the US-North Korean relationship in a speech Monday, while callin...

Scaramucci: Trump needs to change this now

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says President Trump needs to put an end to the practice of separating undocumented children from their parents "today."

Hillary Clinton calls Trump's immigration claim about Dems an 'outright lie'

Former first ladies Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama provided a signal boost on Monday to another former first lady...

Supreme Court sidesteps partisan gerrymandering cases, let maps stand for now

The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped two major cases concerning partisan gerrymandering, allowing controversial di...

Trump: Space Force and Air Force will be 'separate but equal'

President Donald Trump used a term from US segregationist history to describe the relationship between the Air Force ...

All the ways Congress is trying to address immigration this week

The outrage is growing. It's visual. It's visceral. It's bipartisan.And yet at this point on what will be the ...

Israel behind airstrike in Syria, US official says

An airstrike close to the Iraq-Syria border Sunday was carried out by Israel, and not by the US or the coalition figh...

Young girl to separated kids: Stay strong

A 12-year-old girl spoke at a press conference with lawmakers in McAllen, Texas, to address the children who are at detention centers separated from their families.

'We will not apologize': Trump DHS chief defends immigration policy

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen ...

Exclusive: Trump admin thought family separations would deter immigrants. They haven't.

The Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy that has resulted in thousands of family separations at the border h...

Steve Bannon says Donald Trump has never lied. Yes, really.

It is an established fact -- fact: "a piece...

Reddit co-founder highlights importance of paternity leave

Paternity leave was the first time that Alexis Ohanian's fast-paced lifestyle as a hard-charging businessman and husb...

Melania Trump weighs in on immigration

In a rare statement on a policy issue, first lady Melania Trump weighed in through her spokeswoman on the immigration crisis taking place at America's borders.

Top story on Father's Day: migrant families

Brian Karem, Olivia Nuzzi and Doug Heye join Brian Stelter to discuss coverage of the policy change that is causing more parents to be separated from their children after crossing the border illegally. Nuzzi says Trump is "lying about this policy."

Scaramucci says Trump should stop 'atrocious' family separations

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci called on President Donald Trump Monday to halt his adm...

Inside Politics: How Scott Pruitt keeps his job

More damaging reports cast a cloud over Scott Pruitt, President Trump continues his diplomatic efforts with North Korea, the shadow campaign to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan is in full swing, and red state Democrats cozy up to President Trump—it's all on Inside Politics.

Giuliani: No Russia pardons during probe

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani says the President will not be issuing pardons in the Russia investigation, but left open the possibility he could once the Mueller probe has finished.

Ex-CIA chief explains Nazi reference to criticize family separations

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said Monday that his tweet invoking a Nazi concentration camp to criticize the sep...

WaPo: Roger Stone met with Russian in 2016

The Washington Post reports that conservative political operative Roger Stone told them he met with a Russian who offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton in exchange for $2 million.

Outrage grows as families are separated. Will Trump change his policy?

The White House's "zero tolerance" immigration policy and resulting separations of undocumented parents and kids is e...

Beto O'Rourke: Border separations on all of us

Beto O'Rourke, the Democratic congressman challenging Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), says the process of separating families is "inhumane." "I'd like to say it's un-American, but it's happening right now in America. And it's on all of us, not just the Trump administration," O'Rourke added.

Democratic lawmakers angry with what they saw in South Texas

The first thing everyone notices when they arrive at the Rio Grande Valley is the heat.While dozens of protest...

Inside Border Protection's processing detention center: Chain link fences and thermal blankets

Chain link fences, mattresses on the floor and families queuing to be processed -- and oftentimes separated. These ar...

Celebrities, Fox News and luck: How to get pardoned by Trump

Joe Arpaio, the controversial ex-Arizona sheriff convicted of criminal contempt, was preparing to go out to dinner wi...

What life is like for Paul Manafort in jail

Just before dusk on Friday, a white van pulled into Northern Neck Regional Jail, a green-roofed, low-slung building a...

Melania Trump 'hates to see' children separated from their families at borders

In a rare statement on a policy issue, first lady Melania Trump weighed in through her spokeswoman on the immigration...

Peter Strzok says he's willing to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Peter Strzok, the FBI agent removed from the Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages, is willing to testify...

Democratic lawmakers visiting immigration centers in South Texas

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley returned to the South Texas border on Sunday with a group of Democratic colleagues to tour t...

GOP leaders threaten Justice officials with action on subpoenaed documents this week

House Republican leaders are vowing action this week, including possible contempt of Congress charges, if the Justice...

Democratic congressman: Family separation 'on all of us'

Texas Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Sunday railed against the Trump administration separating children from parent...

CNN anchor: Trump lied, we're calling him out

CNN's Brooke Baldwin breaks down President Trump's interview with Fox News and points out his false statements.

Rep. Hurd: Shouldn't use kids as deterrent policy

Texas Rep. Will Hurd tells CNN's Ana Cabrera that the use of detained children, such as those being separated from their parents at the southern border, as a deterrent policy is "unacceptable."

Former Trump operative Roger Stone met with Russian who wanted $2M for Clinton dirt

Conservative political provocateur Roger Stone met in May 2016 with a Russian who offered damaging information about ...

Giuliani: Stop the possibility of impeachment

Rudy Giuliani told voters at a campaign rally for Republican Rep. Dan Donovan in New York on Saturday that they have to put an end to the "possibility of a ridiculous impeachment" of President Donald Trump.

Seth Meyers explains why he's tough on Trump

Comedian and late-night TV host Seth Meyers says if President Donald Trump stopped giving comedians so much material, they would "move on to something else."

The White House: Where star power and political power collide

Donald Trump has always been fixated with celebrity. Before he was President or even host of NBC's "The Apprentice," ...

Asian-Americans accuse Harvard of bias

Vijay Jojo Chokal-Ingam, an Indian-American who pretended to be black to gain admission into medical school, discusses with CNN's Michael Smerconish a group's claim that Harvard puts quotas on Asian-American applicants and shows preference for black and Hispanic applicants.

How Scott Pruitt keeps his job

Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a g...

Poll: Majority say 'too early to tell' if North Korea summit a success

A poll released Sunday found a majority said it was "too early to tell" if the US-North Korea summit was a success fo...

Trump attacks Schumer over North Korea remarks, defends summit

President Donald Trump attacked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a tweet Sunday morning over the New York Demo...

What Trump said behind the scenes at G7

While discussing migration problems, President Trump said to Japanese Prime Minister Abe, "Shinzo, you don't have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you'll be out of office very soon," according to G7 sources.

Paul Manafort arrives to jail

President Donald Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort arrives at a jail in Virginia after being accused of contacting witnesses.

Giuliani: I meant Joe Biden is dumb

President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani explains why he called former Vice President Joe Biden a "mentally deficient idiot."

Giuliani explains 'pardons' comment

President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani explains his comment about pardons to CNN's Chris Cuomo.

Giuliani: Trump not issuing Russia investigation pardons during probe

Rudy Giuliani said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that President Donald Trump was not issuing pardons in the Ru...

Cardinal: God's law trumps man's law

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archdiocese of New York, tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that no part of the Bible could be used to support separating children from their parents at the border.

Trump to headline Nevada political fundraiser

President Donald Trump will headline a fundraiser on behalf of Sen. Dean Heller during a visit to Las Vegas this Satu...

Children play outside detention center

CNN's Gary Tuchman travels to Tornillo, Texas, where the Trump administration has temporarily housed unaccompanied immigrant children, as the agency seeks more capacity amid the increasing number of families separated at the border because of the administration's practices.

Trump intends to nominate Kathy Kraninger to lead Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Office of Management and Budget official Kathy Kraninger to head the Consume...

Seth Meyers: If Trump stopped giving comedians material, they'd move on

Seth Meyers says if President Donald Trump stopped giving comedians so much material, they would simply "move on to s...

Trump to talk immigration with House Republicans on Tuesday

President Donald Trump will head to Capitol Hill on Tuesday evening to discuss immigration with the House Republican ...

Rudy Giuliani tries to clarify his remarks on Biden: 'I meant he's dumb'

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani attempted to clarify his comments about Joe Biden in which he called ...

DHS: 2,000 children separated from families

The US government has separated at least 2,000 children from parents at the border since implementing a practice that results in such family separations, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed Friday. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

Cory Booker eyes 2020 while crisscrossing the country for the midterms

Sen. Cory Booker is on the go.On a Friday in May, he delivers a commencement speech at Newark's Kean Universit...

Republican Rep. Will Hurd: Using detained kids as a deterrent policy is 'unacceptable'

Texas Rep. Will Hurd said Saturday that the use of detained children, such as those being separated from their parent...

Giuliani calls for an end to the 'possibility of a ridiculous impeachment' of Trump

Rudy Giuliani told voters at a campaign rally in New York on Saturday that they have to put an end to the "possibilit...

Here's what's on Barack Obama's reading list

Barack Obama shared his current reading list in ...

Sanders insults CNN reporter at press briefing

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders reacted to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' comments on border policy, telling reporters "it is biblical to enforce the law" when explaining the separation of families at border crossings.

Cardinal Dolan: There is no Bible passage to justify family separation

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, a prominent Catholic leader in the United States, said Friday there is no biblical defense fo...

Source: Cohen signals willingness to cooperate

President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen has indicated to family and friends he is willing to cooperate with federal investigators to alleviate the pressure on himself and his family, according to a source familiar with the matter. CNN's Brynn Gingras reports.

Judge revokes Manafort bail, sends him to jail

A judge sent former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail as he awaits trial on foreign lobbying and other charges. CNN's Sara Murray reports.

Why Donald Trump's wild week matters. A lot.

Here are some of the things Donald Trump did in a week that at first appeared to be an incoherent torrent of unrelate...

Trump suggests separation of families at border is a negotiating tool

President Donald Trump suggested Saturday that he is using his administration's separation of families at the US bord...

Kim for President? "Never say never" says Kardashians star

Kim Kardashian West tells CNN's Van Jones that she hasn't ruled out going into politics.

Trump: IG report 'destroys' ex-FBI Director Comey

President Donald Trump on Saturday continued to try to capitalize on the Justice Department's internal watchdog repor...

Graham: IG report hurts FBI credibility

Sen. Lindsey Graham said that revelations in a newly released Justice Department report about the 2016 election have crippled the credibility of department and the FBI.

Paul Manafort sent to jail, pending trial

A judge sent former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail as he awaits trial on foreign lobbying and other charges. CNN's Shimon Prokupecz reports.

Anchor asks Sen. Graham if he trusts Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) tells CNN's Kate Bolduan that he doesn't care if people don't like him working with President Donald Trump to "make the world a better place."

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