White House Deputy Chief Of Staff Retires

White House deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, who played a key role in organizing President Trump's Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un, is retiring. The White House said Hagin will step down after serving in every GOP administration since Ronald Reagan's. His departure is expected next month. Hagin led the U.S. team that managed logistics for last week's Trump-Kim meeting, winning praise from the president. "He planned and executed the longest and one of the most historic foreign trips ever...

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What We Know: Family Separation And 'Zero Tolerance' At The Border

Since early May, 2,342 children have been separated from their parents after crossing the Southern U.S. border, according to the Department of Homeland Security, as part of a new immigration strategy by the Trump administration that has prompted widespread outcry. Here's what we know about the policy, its history and its effects: Does the Trump administration have a policy of separating families at the border? Yes. In April, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered prosecutors along the...

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A recording of migrant children crying for their mothers and fathers has gripped the nation — and ratcheted up the debate over the Trump administration's policy of separating families at the border.

In a video posted to Twitter Monday, the president of France tore into a teenager who called him 'Manu,' is a common nickname for Emmanuel in French, during an event at a World War II memorial.

Instead of shaking the boy's hand, or taking a selfie — as he did with other crowd members, Macron proceeded to reprimand him.

"Call me 'M. President of the Republic' or 'Sir'," Macron said in the video.

He also tweeted his disapproval citing the boy's lack of respect.

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The Vermont House on Tuesday failed to override Governor Phil Scott’s second budget veto.

White House deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, who played a key role in organizing President Trump's Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un, is retiring.

The White House said Hagin will step down after serving in every GOP administration since Ronald Reagan's. His departure is expected next month.

Hagin led the U.S. team that managed logistics for last week's Trump-Kim meeting, winning praise from the president.

A senior FBI official who has come under fire for sending politically charged text messages while working on the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the Trump-Russia probe has been escorted out of the FBI building.

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Former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is entering the race for New York governor against incumbent Andrew Cuomo. Miner, a long-time Democrat, is the candidate for a newly formed political movement.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott recently signed a bill that moves the state toward establishing an individual mandate that would require all residents have health insurance.

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After more than a year of complaints and warnings — some subtle and others a little less so — the Trump administration has announced that the United States is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley announced the decision in a joint statement Tuesday.

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