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Jul 6, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
Last week, Democratic attorneys general in 17 states + D.C filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration, arguing that its practice of separating families violated the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fifth Amendment. A new motion filed Monday came with more than 900 pages of declarations that included powerful personal testimonies from parents, children and other family members who were directly impacted by the Trump policy.
Jul 3, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
NEWS: The Departments of Justice and Education are rescinding guidance adopted during the Obama administration that called for considering race in college admissions. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said in a statement provided to @meredithllee: "The Supreme Court has determined what affirmative action policies are constitutional, and the Court’s written decisions are the best guide for navigating this complex issue..."
Jun 7, 2018 6 tweets 4 min read
The investigation into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election has grown dramatically in both size and scope. We put together this timeline of everything Russia, Trump and the investigations. (1/6) to.pbs.org/2kWxn80 There’s a lot here. To help get you started, we’ve identified a few moments when major events overlapped in time. (2/6) to.pbs.org/2kWxn80