US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council over perceived bias against Israel
Washington Post, 20 June at 00:18
The Trump administration withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday in protest of what it perceives as an entrenched bias against Israel and a willingness to allow notorious human rights abusers as members. U.N. Ambassador Nikki ...
Fox News's Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
Washington Post, 19 June at 23:10
Former first lady Laura Bush called them “eerily reminiscent of . . . internment camps.” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) saw “big cages made out of fencing,” and former CIA director Michael Hayden made a not-so-subtle comparison using a picture — of the ...
Border-crossing Guatemalan mom sues Trump admin for not saying where her son is
NBCNews.com, 19 June at 22:58
WASHINGTON — A mother from Guatemala whose 7-year-old son was taken from her after they were detained for crossing the border illegally sued Trump administration immigration officials Tuesday, saying they will not tell her where her son is, even
More than 600 members of Jeff Sessions' church just charged him with violating church rules
CNN, 19 June at 22:23
(CNN) More than 600 members of the United Methodist Church have issued a formal church complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow church member, charging that his "zero tolerance" policy on immigration violates church rules and may ...
600+ United Methodist clergy, members file church complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a Methodist
NBCNews.com, 19 June at 22:21
A group of more than 600 United Methodist clergy and members are bringing church law charges against Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration crackdown — chiefly the policy that has separated ...
Hundreds of Kilauea survivors seek FEMA help as volcano rages on
Fox News, 19 June at 22:05
More than 800 survivors of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano are seeking help from the federal government following five weeks of unprecedented turmoil and destruction with no end in sight. "Everybody's got a different story but I think a lot of people are just
Trump: Democrats want immigrants to 'infest' US
NBCNews.com, 19 June at 21:49
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump accused Democrats of encouraging undocumented immigrants to "infest" the United States Tuesday as he escalated an already pitched defense of his controversial policy of separating migrant children from their ...
Trump hugs flag at end of speech to business group
The Hill, 19 June at 21:12
Trump gave a speech before the National Federation of Independent Business, during which he discussed immigration at length, including his "zero tolerance" policy that separates families at the U.S.-Mexico border. ADVERTISEMENT. Trump concluded his ...
Deputies search for suspects in XXXTentacion slaying
Page Six, 19 June at 20:37
Deputies were searching for suspects Tuesday after troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was fatally shot in the driver's seat of a luxury electric sports car. The 20-year-old rising star, who pronounced his stage name “Ex Ex Ex ten-ta-see-YAWN” and
Mulvaney Likely to Remain Head of Consumer Bureau for Some Time
Wall Street Journal, 19 June at 20:36
WASHINGTON—Mick Mulvaney could be around for a while as the acting chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, despite the Trump administration's move to nominate a permanent successor. The White House on Monday formally said it would ...
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