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Trump Finally Went Too Far

The reaction to family separations proved the public outrage still matters—and that attitudes on immigration are more complicated than we often think.

Politics
June 20 2018 7:29 PMThe Damage Is DoneDonald Trump wants credit for ending a crisis he created.
The Slatest
June 20 2018 6:24 PMKris Kobach’s Office Delays Compliance with Court Order, Questions the Meaning of “Immediately”
The Slatest
June 20 2018 5:19 PMFlight Attendants Want No Part in Separating Immigrant Children From Parents
The Slatest
June 20 2018 4:35 PMReport: Nearly Half of Funding for Child Migrant Care Went to Shelters With Histories of Abuse
The Slatest
June 20 2018 3:08 PMHungary’s Viktor Orban Has Been Foreshadowing Trump’s Immigration Policies for Years. His Latest Move Is Terrifying.
Politics
June 20 2018 1:07 PMHow the Senate Can Stop Trump’s Child Separation PolicyRefuse to confirm any of Trump’s judicial nominees.
The Slatest
June 20 2018 11:12 AMProtests Over Trump Administration’s Child Separation Policy Broke Out in Cities Across the Country on Tuesday
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June 19 2018 10:43 PMDHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Heckled Out of a Mexican Restaurant by Protesters
The Slatest
June 19 2018 8:43 PMTrump Rambles and Disses His Way Through Confusing House GOP Immigration Meeting
The Angle
June 19 2018 6:00 PMThe Angle: Arguing It EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on XXXTentacion, RAICES, and defenders of child separation.
Jurisprudence
June 19 2018 4:27 PMKris Kobach Killed His Signature Voter Suppression Law Through His Own Incompetence
Politics
June 19 2018 4:16 PMWe’re Not Better Than This. But We Can Try to Be.How can I be good when everything feels so bad?
Politics
June 19 2018 3:28 PMFormer First Ladies Are Now Using Their Gendered Role for Good
The Slatest
June 19 2018 2:11 PMU.S., Which Is Brimming With Credibility Right Now, to Quit U.N. Human Rights Council
Jurisprudence
June 19 2018 12:05 PMTed Cruz’s Proposal to Fix Child Separation Is a Cynical PloyThe senator’s Protect Kids and Parents Act will make asylum-seekers’ lives worse.
Politics
June 20 2018 6:29 PMThe Enduring Illusion of Powerful MenWhy we keep overinflating a feckless president.
The Angle
June 20 2018 5:57 PMThe Angle: Empty Fix EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “concentration camps,” family values, and Trump’s executive order.
Jurisprudence
June 20 2018 5:00 PMTrump Fixed Nothing TodayBy trading the policy of family separation for one of indefinite detention, the president has only deepened the legal and moral crisis.
The Slatest
June 20 2018 3:40 PMMichael Bloomberg Will Spend $80 Million to Help Democrats Flip the House
June 20 2018 2:59 PMNot Every Concentration Camp Is AuschwitzWhy it’s fair to use the controversial phrase in the debate over U.S. immigrant detentions.
The Slatest
June 20 2018 11:35 AMTrump Signs Executive Order Purporting to End Family Separations—but Not Reunifying Separated Families
Interrogation
June 20 2018 9:00 AMHow Scott Pruitt Still Has a JobAccording to the New York Times reporter who’s been covering him.
The Slatest
June 19 2018 8:56 PMCorey Lewandowski Interrupts Fox News Guest Recounting Border Separation of Child With Down Syndrome With “Womp Womp”
The Slatest
June 19 2018 8:06 PMGuatemalan Asylum Seeker Sues the Trump Administration Because It Still Won’t Tell Her Where Her Son Is Days After Her Release
The Slatest
June 19 2018 4:44 PMSenate Republicans Want a Bill to End Family Separation. Democrats Say Trump Should Do It.
The Slatest
June 19 2018 4:27 PMTrump Explains That “You Have to Take the Children Away” in Unhinged Speech to Small-Business Owners
Politics
June 19 2018 4:04 PMThe “Animal” Debate Is OverSeparating families at the border shows exactly what Donald Trump thinks of immigrants.
The Slatest
June 19 2018 3:13 PMJeff Sessions Denounced by Hundreds of Fellow Methodists Over Child Separation Policy
Politics
June 19 2018 1:32 PMHow They Defend the IndefensibleThe Trump administration is playing a game of choose your own facts, but every single version of this story ends with screaming children in cages.
The Slatest
June 19 2018 9:06 AMLaura Ingraham Says Migrant Children Are Being Kept in “What Are Essentially Summer Camps”

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