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The birthright question

Politics | Can the president end automatic citizenship for everyone born here? Should he?
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/01/18, 04:31 pm

WASHINGTON—Top scholars and leading politicians waded into a hot debate over birthright citizenship after President Donald Trump indicated that he wants to sign an executive order ending the practice. In a interview with Axios on Monday for HBO, the president said, “It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment. Guess what? You don’t.

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Trump ‘has no plans’ to fire Rosenstein

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/08/18, 12:10 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The president told reporters at the White House that he had “a very good relationship” with Rosenstein and was eager to speak with him aboard Air Force One on a flight to Florida Monday for the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference.

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Trump declassifies Russia probe documents

by Kent Covington
Posted 9/18/18, 10:45 am

President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The documents include 21 pages of the warrant obtained to spy on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. Trump also declassified all FBI accounts of interviews with senior Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, who was in contact with Christopher Steele, the ex-British spy Democrats hired to conduct opposition research on then-candidate Trump. That research was compiled into an anti-Trump dossier later used by the FBI.

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