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Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

President Trump told House Republicans he is “1,000 percent” behind their rival immigration bills. Party leaders search for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the southern border.

Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

All four former first ladies have joined the current one, Melania Trump, in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

The Trump administration is close to finalizing a health insurance option for small firms and self-employed people that would cost less but could cover fewer benefits than current plans, congressional officials and business groups said Monday.

FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he is willing to testify before Congress.

Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

President Donald Trump intends to nominate an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget to lead the government’s consumer watchdog agency, the White House announced Saturday.

Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

The directive announced Monday could have far-reaching consequences because of the sheer volume of people like Aparicio fleeing gang violence, which is so pervasive in Central America that merely stepping foot in the wrong neighborhood can lead to death.

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

To many conservatives, the compromise immigration proposal released this past week by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is little more than “amnesty.”

DHS: About 2,000 minors separated from families

Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries. That’s...

Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington’s latest Rorschach test, with President Donald Trump and his critics each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the probe into the White House.