She said she did not know why the administration had released images Sunday of young boys in cages at a Texas detention center but not of young girls.Trump has been closely monitoring the coverage but has been suspicious of it, telling associates he believes that the media cherry picks the most dramatic images and stories to portray his administration in a negative light, according to one senior administration official.The images in the media contrast with more positive photos that Trump’s aides have shown the president depicting detained children smiling, playing video games and exercising outside, said the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to be candid.Meanwhile, Trump and his advisers were unable to stanch the wellspring of public opposition. Some Republican elected officials joined Democrats in expressing moral outrage and calling for an immediate end to the administration’s family separation policy.In an indication that GOP leaders fear negative ramifications in November’s midterm elections, Rep. Steve Stivers (Ohio), who chairs the House Republicans’ campaign arm, called on the administration to change its policy and “stop needlessly separating children from their families.”Rep.
and in the storm aftermath, many of them now find themselves teetering on the edge of destitution. Melissa Block, using short, declarative sentences to bring home some key points: as hurricane Irma approaches Florida, the Houstonians are talking with the restaurant community there, sharing what they learned from Harvey. Organize as much as you can ahead of time.
Correction: Earlier versions of this article incorrectly described conditions at shelter for immigrant children at the site of a converted Walmart in Brownsville, Tex. It is a processing facility in McAllen, Tex., not the shelter, that uses metal fencing to separate groups of detainees, including adults and children, and gives detainees mats to sleep on and large foil sheets to use as blankets. The article has been updated.
The possible link between the Zika virus and birth defects only emerged last year after health officials in Brazil reported hundreds of thousands of Zika cases. Those reports out of Brazil prompted researchers in French Polynesia to do a retrospective investigation to search for congenital abnormalities that may have been caused by the virus. Van Mai says they found a disturbingly high number of birth defects..
As each group assembled at Idlewild and waited for the Pan American props that would haul them on the vibrating, seemingly endless fifteen and a half hour flights, Arthur Lentz, the press officer, moved through the throng of athletes distributing materials. He had already made Berlitz tutors available to teach them how to say phrases like “Your sister is very beautiful” in Italian. Declaration of Independence and a thirty three page booklet on the virtues of American life all printed in Russian.