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Jul 30, 2019

Baltimore-area district pushes back against Trump comments

As Latoya Peoples painted a mural with high school-age students Monday in Baltimore, she was determined not to let President Donald Trump’s recent tweets about the city “sink in too much.” Peoples was in Sandtown-Winchester, the West Baltimore neighborhood where Freddie Gray grew up years before his death in police custody in 2015 prompted a […]

Jul 30, 2019

Baltimore-area district pushes back against Trump comments

As Latoya Peoples painted a mural with high school-age students Monday in Baltimore, she was determined not to let President Donald Trump’s recent tweets about the city “sink in too much.” Peoples was in Sandtown-Winchester, the West Baltimore neighborhood where Freddie Gray grew up years before his death in police custody in 2015 prompted a […]

Jul 29, 2019

Trump steps up attack on black lawmaker, calls him ‘racist’

Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist. In the latest rhetorical shot at lawmakers of color, Trump said his weekend comments referring to Rep. Elijah Cummings’ majority-black Baltimore district […]

Jul 12, 2019

Trump immigration policies inflicting lasting harm, Dem says

President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies are inflicting lifetime damage on children separated from their families and worsening conditions at overcrowded and unsanitary detention facilities at the border, a Democratic House chairman said Friday as his panel held a hearing on the surge of migrants. Republicans accused the Democratic-run House of minimizing the problem and [&hell[...]

Jul 12, 2019

Trump immigration policies inflicting lasting harm, Dem says

President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies are inflicting lifetime damage on children separated from their families and worsening conditions at overcrowded and unsanitary detention facilities at the border, a Democratic House chairman said Friday as his panel held a hearing on the surge of migrants. Republicans accused the Democratic-run House of minimizing the problem and [&hell[...]

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