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In Move Recalling Nazi-Era Policies, Trump to Create Office to Track Crimes Committed by Immigrants

During President Trump’s speech to the joint session of Congress last night, he announced plans to create a new office called VOICE—that’s Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement. Trump has previously directed the Department of Homeland Security to publish a list of crimes committed by...

Disabled Cancer Survivor Ola Ojewumi: I am Terrified by Trump's Push to End Obamacare

During his speech before Congress on Tuesday night, Donald Trump called on Congress to address the "imploding Obamacare disaster." "Tonight, I am also calling on this Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare with reforms that expand choice, increase access, lower costs and at the...

Bernie Sanders Slams Trump for Ignoring Climate Change, Income Inequality & Voter Suppression

Following President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night, Vermont senator and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders responded forcefully to Trump’s speech. We air part of Sanders’ response last night and speak to his former advisor, economist Jeffrey...

Trump Honors Widow of Navy SEAL Killed in Yemen, But Ignores His Father's Calls for Investigation

During President Trump’s speech to Congress last night, he also honored Navy SEAL Ryan Owens, who was killed in a botched raid on a Yemeni village that also left 25 civilians dead, including nine children under the age of 13. Last night, Trump referred...

Linda Sarsour on March 8 "Day Without a Woman" Strike & Continuing to Organize Against Trump

Following President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, many media outlets began to cast his presidency in a new, more moderate light. However, activists and organizers say Trump’s presidency will not be normalized simply because he has learned to read...

David Cay Johnston: As Jeff Sessions Scandal Brews, We Need a Public Probe of Trump's Ties to Russia

The Trump administration is facing a new scandal as the Justice Department has acknowledged Attorney General Jeff Sessions met twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States. This contradicts sworn testimony Sessions gave to Congress. During his confirmation hearing in January, then-Senator...

Billionaire Wilbur Ross Confirmed Despite Questions over Ties to Russian Oligarchs Close to Putin

The New York Times reports that the Obama administration scrambled during its final days in office to preserve evidence of Russia’s collusion with the Trump campaign. Citing unnamed former officials, the Times says Obama’s aides left a "trail of evidence" across different government agencies...

Asylum Seeker Battling Brain Tumor Removed from Texas Hospital in Handcuffs, Taken to Private Jail

Update: Hours after our broadcast, Amnesty International announced Sara Beltran Hernandez will be released from detention today to be with her family and to seek treatment for a brain tumor. As President Trump vows to deport "bad hombres," we look at the shocking case of...

Did Jeff Sessions Foreshadow New Immigration Crackdown in a Memo Before Becoming Attorney General?

McClatchy is reporting the harsh new draft orders signed by the Department of Homeland Security were largely endorsed by then-Sen. Jeff Sessions months before he took office as attorney general. We speak to McClatchy reporter Franco Ordoñez. Click to view the original article on Democracy...

Undocumented Mother in Sanctuary in Denver Church: I've Paid Taxes for 20 Years, Why Hasn't Trump?

We go inside the First Unitarian church in Denver to interview Jeanette Vizguerra, an immigrant mother of four children who has taken refuge there out of fear she would be arrested and deported to Mexico if she went to her scheduled check-in with Immigration...