Border Crossings Have Been Declining for Years, Despite Claims of a ‘Crisis…

The Trump administration, defending its “zero tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in separating families, has repeatedly pointed to a “crisis of illegal immigration” at the border. But government data shows that monthly crossings along the border with Mexico are dramatically lower than they were years ago. Border Crossings Have Been Declining for Years, Despite…

Trump mocks ‘elites’ at campaign rally

President Trump mocked the elite class during a campaign rally in Duluth, Minnesota, on Wednesday, saying he was smarter and has a better apartment than they do. “Why are they elite? I have a much better apartment than they do,” Trump told rallygoers. “I’m smarter than they are. I became president and they didn’t. And…

Trump rescinds Obama policy protecting oceans

President Trump is repealing a controversial executive order drafted by former President Obama that was meant to protect the Great Lakes and the oceans bordering the United States. In his own executive order signed late Tuesday, Trump put a new emphasis on industries that use the oceans, particularly oil and natural gas drilling, while also…