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Top D.C. news: Trump denies plan to separate migrant families; Miller behind DHS leadership changes

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By Hoodline - Published on April 10, 2019.

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Trump adviser Stephen Miller behind dismantling of leadership at DHS

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up their campaign to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security with a mission far wider than just the departure of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

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Trump has a message for the world: My trade wars aren't over yet

President Donald Trump is sending a clear message to the economic policy makers gathering in Washington for the IMF and World Bank’s spring meetings: My trade wars aren’t finished yet and a weakening global economy will just have to deal with it.

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Trump denies plan to separate migrant families, blames Obama for 'cages'

President Donald Trump denied Tuesday that his administration is preparing to once more separate migrant families in response to the surge in border crossings, telling reporters that he had ordered an end to a policy established under President Barack Obama. 

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Barr stonewalls Congress on Mueller report but promises edited version ‘hopefully within a week’

In his first appearance on Capitol Hill since taking office, Attorney General William Barr appears before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

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Trump's DOJ's new stance on foreign payments or gifts to Trump ‘blurs lines,' experts say

A narrow justice department interpretation of the emoluments clause gives countries leeway to curry favor with the president via commercial deals Two attorneys general from the District of Columbia and Maryland have filed lawsuits arguing the Trump International Hotel in Washington. 

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