GOP braces for intraparty fight

After nine months of empty promises to help young undocumented immigrants, House Republicans are facing a make-or-break moment on Thursday. Retiring Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will pitch a long-awaited compromise immigration plan to rank-and-file Republicans in the Capitol basement. The meeting is one of the biggest of the Congress for House Republicans, and it could…

California Primary Results: Democrats Appear To Dodge Lockouts

Democrats will likely make the general election ballot in each of California’s potentially competitive congressional districts, according to the latest results on Wednesday, avoiding what could have been an electoral disaster for the party. A Democratic candidate was safely in second place in three Orange County-based districts where the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and other…

Sessions defends separating immigrant parents and children: ‘We’ve got to g…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a vigorous defense of the hard-line Trump administration policy that has resulted in immigrant children being separated from their parents after crossing the border illegally during a lengthy interview on Tuesday. Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, who admitted he was “disturbed” by the separations, pressed Sessions repeatedly about the morality…