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# trump administration

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# press crackdown
New York Times turned to Irish diplomats for help for journalist at risk of arrest in Egypt
This came after a tip off that US officials knew about the impending arrest and had chosen to “sit on the information”.
# public welfare
New US rule aims to deny citizenship to migrants who get food stamps, Medicaid and other benefits
The White House said hopeful migrants won’t be granted resident visas if they’re likely to need public assistance.
# Brexit
US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday met with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
# on hold
US judge blocks online plans for printing untraceable 3D guns
US District Judge Robert Lasnik extended a temporary restraining order, and his new decision will last until the case is resolved.
# Immigration
17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border
More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks and placed in government-contracted shelters.
# Yanny/Laurel
The White House created a Yanny/Laurel video, and Twitter has some feedback
Well, this is certainly…something.
# trump administration
Donald Trump is still under fire for business ties, one year on
Although he passed over The Trump Organization to his sons last year, Trump still won’t disclose his assets.
# fire and fury
'Unprecedented demand' for Trump book in Ireland - but it won't be here till next week
The book was made available in the US and UK today.
# Mitch McConnell
'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race
Moore has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenage girls.
# low-level offences
Trump administration rewrites the rules with sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants
Now, illegal immigrants who are suspected of a crime will be a top priority for deportation.
# leninist
What real power does Steven Bannon have in a Trump administration?
Steve Bannon is described as ‘power-hungry’, and has been given more power than most US advisors. But what can he actually do?