Author: Vanessa Romo

U.S. Border Agents Seen On Video Trying To Deport A Man Who ‘Looks Mexican’

NPR Enlarge this image A screenshot of a video showing U.S. border patrol agents attempting to instruct an injured man to cross the U.S. border into Mexico, apparently violating international laws. NBC News/Screenshot by NPR hide caption toggle caption NBC News/Screenshot by NPR U.S. Border Patrol agents were caught on camera trying to ditch an injured and apparently incoherent man across the Mexican border because they said he “looks” Mexican, according to NBC News. In the nearly eight-minute video, spoken entirely in Spanish, the unidentified agents can be heard claiming the handcuffed man is not in their custody and...

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Stormy Daniels Files Suit, Claims NDA Invalid Because Trump Didn’t Sign At The XXX – NPR

GOOGLE NEWS Enlarge this image Stormy Daniels files lawsuit alleging non-disclosure agreement is invalid without the president’s signature. Matt Sayles/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Sayles/AP President Trump’s proclivity for putting his name on buildings, steaks, ties, and certificates is well known. But former adult film actress Stormy Daniels says he failed to put his name on their contract. Daniels, whose given name is Stephanie Clifford, filed a civil suit against President Trump on Tuesday alleging the non-disclosure agreement she signed just days before the 2016 election, is invalid because it’s missing Trump’s signature. The suit alleges Trump “purposely...

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DOJ Plans To Ask The Supreme Court To Intervene On DACA

NPR Enlarge this image U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is appealing a court ruling that reinstated DACA renewals. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images As the prospect of a long-term immigration deal for young people who were brought to the country illegally as children dwindles, the Justice Department is appealing a court ruling that blocked the Trump administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The department says later this week it will take “the rare step” of filing a petition asking the Supreme Court to intervene. A federal judge in California temporarily...

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Trump Advocates For Public Service On MLK Day, But Spends It At Mar-A-Lago Resort

NPR Enlarge this image President Trump spent the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday at his Mar-A-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Previous presidents have marked the holiday doing volunteer work. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Some members of the Trump administration started off the holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. at a wreath-laying ceremony at the civil rights leader’s memorial in Washington Monday. But the president’s first stop was his own golf club. Trump signed a federal holiday proclamation at the White House on Friday where he praised King for his leadership in the...

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Ivanka Trump Isn’t Just Any White House Staffer But How Much Influence Does She Have? – NPR

GOOGLE NEWS Enlarge this image President Trump listens as his daughter, Ivanka Trump, speaks at a workforce development roundtable at Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee, Wisc., on June 13, 2017. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP Ivanka Trump is a lot of things: a mother, a wife, an entrepreneur, an Instagram goddess and a first daughter. But there is one thing she recently said she is not: “I don’t profess to be a political savant,” she confessed to Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt in an interview. “I try to stay out of politics,” she said...

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March For Truth Protesters Demand Independent Russia Investigation

NPR Enlarge this image In Washington, D.C., demonstrators called for a congressional independent commission to investigate connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government — one of several nationwide “March for Truth” rallies on Saturday. Vanessa Romo/NPR hide caption toggle caption Vanessa Romo/NPR Thousands of protesters gathered around the country in a series of “March for Truth” rallies, on Saturday. Demonstrators were calling for a congressional independent commission to investigate connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. In full view of the White House, protesters demanded answers in the ongoing Russia probe. Chants of “Investigate Trump!”...

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Trump’s Absence Loomed Large At Annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner

NPR White House Correspondents’ Association President Jeff Mason, lower left, looks as on journalists Bob Woodward, left, and Carl Bernstein, approach the podium to address the association’s dinner in Washington Saturday. Cliff Cliff Owen/AP “Is anyone going to come through here?” That’s what a Hilton hotel employee asked one of a dozen photographers along the red carpet at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner a couple of hours before the event officially started Saturday evening. But, like a blood-thirsty mosquito on a sweltering night, it was the nagging, persistent thought that seemed to plague attendees throughout the event. The...

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