The opposition Democratic party leadership and rights activists have intensified their attack on US President Donald Trump over his controversial immigration policy of separating children from their parents who illegally enter US.
Donald Trump has sought to use the widespread outrage over the family separations to push through other immigration priorities that have stalled in Congress, such as funding for his long-promised wall along the Mexican border.
While Trump’s supporters describe the summit as historic, and a development that has made the US and the world safe, his opponents are skeptical arguing that Pyongyang cannot be relied upon.
The policy has been widely criticised by church groups, politicians and children’s advocates who say it is inhumane. Social media is abuzz with hashtags such as #WhereAreTheChildren and #MissingChildren.
“She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws, but also a country that governs with heart,” a spokeswoman for the First lady Melania Trump said.
President Donald Trump has tried to blame Democrats, who hold no levers of power in the government today, for a situation that has sparked fury and a national debate over the moral implications of his hard-line approach to immigration enforcement.
About 28,500 US troops are stationed in South Korea, a legacy of the Korean War, which ended in 1953 in an armistice that left the two Koreas technically still at war.
“If more people would just put their personal feelings aside and talk about really important issues that have to be discussed, then so much more can get done,” Kim Kardashian said.
Rob Rogers, a Pulitzer Prize finalist who had been with the Post-Gazette for 25 years, said about 90 per cent of the rejected cartoons were Trump-related.
In a notification to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on June 14, India emphasised that the tariffs will be substantially equivalent to the amount of trade affected due to the US’s measures.
After pointing out that immigrants posed a big problem for Europe but not for Japan, he told the Japanese Prime Minister, “Shinzo, you don’t have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you’ll be out of office very soon.”
Trump’s quip has sparked instant outrage on social media and cable news.
In a series of tweets yesterday, Trump alleged that the mainstream American media was reporting negatively about his relationship with leaders of the G7 countries, consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Trump was responding to De Niro’s reprise of his famous role in Raging Bull at the Tony awards. Before introducing the nominees, he had said: “It’s no longer ‘down with Trump’, it’s ‘(expletive deleted by editor) Trump’.”
Up to 1.8 million young Dreamers, mostly Hispanics who entered the country illegally years ago as children, could qualify for protection under the more moderate of the two Republican bills.