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Trump making his mark on federal courts

Politics | Democrats campaign on undoing the president’s effect on the judiciary
by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/21/19, 05:08 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump campaigned on selecting conservative judges for federal courts—and he’s delivered. Now Democrats want to hit copy and paste on his playbook for 2020.

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My immigrant experience

Immigration | My immigrant friends and I don’t take our U.S. privileges lightly
by Sophia Lee
Posted 3/20/19, 10:30 am

When I immigrated to the United States, people told me stories about America that scared the socks off of me.

“Guns are legal and criminals will shoot you in the streets if you go out after 9 p.m.,” someone said. “Just read the news about street gangs and mass shootings!”

“Kids there are over-sexualized and will pressure you to have sex and use drugs,” another said. “Even little girls wear makeup and bikinis.”

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Trump vetoes emergency-ending resolution

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/15/19, 04:46 pm

President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency Friday, overruling Congress’ resolution to block his emergency declaration for funding a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The president signed the veto in the Oval Office, accompanied by law enforcement officials and the parents of children killed by illegal immigrants. “Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution,” Trump said. “And I have the duty to veto it.”

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