President Donald Trump, with Vice President Mike Pence nearby, speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, June 18, 2018. At the event, Trump remained resistant Monday in the face of growing public outcry over his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at the border, repeating the false assertion that Democrats were the ones to blame for it, and suggesting that criminals — not parents — were toting juveniles to the U.S.
- Trump, House Republicans to huddle as outrage builds over border policy
- June 19, 2018
- By Dustin Weaver and Alan Fram, Associated Press
- Trump's meeting with Republicans comes at a time when lawmakers in both parties are up in arms over the administration's "zero tolerance" approach to illegal border crossings ...