Trump Tweets, Hard-Right Voters Hamper GOP Immigration Push

By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump’s next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters is undermining GOP leaders’ election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving their prospects dubious. Party leaders are trying to finally secure the votes they need for…

DOJ Gives Congress New Classified Documents On Russia Probe

By MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday that the department has…

Official: Hundreds Of Kids Reunited With Families Since May

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN and COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the “zero tolerance” policy that called for…

In Reversal, Trump Orders Halt To His Family Separation Rule

By JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. It was a dramatic turnaround for…