'Children are not poker chips': United States mayors rally against immigrant family separation

First lady Melania Trump arrives to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children

Video footage of children sitting in cages and an audiotape of wailing children had sparked anger as the images were broadcast worldwide.

This raises the question: what the actual f**k?

Many have praised Trump for seeming to diverge from Donald Trump's attitude on separating children from their families.

The First Lady touched down Thursday, and spoke with officials at a dention facility in McAllen. "She wanted to see as close to what she had been seeing on TV".

Mrs. Trump, whose focus as first lady is on child well-being, appears to have been among those pushing her husband to act.

Where in the world is Melania Trump?

West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon will join other mayors from across the United States at Texas' border with Mexico to condemn President Trump's treatment of immigrant families under a zero-tolerance policy for people who cross into the United States illegally.

But the First Lady-and her close circle of advisors-somehow failed to realize that photos of her in the Zara design would be seen and critiqued.

Feds pieced together Trump fixer Michael Cohen's shredded documents, retrieved encrypted texts
In April, federal agents raided his hotel room, office and apartment, seizing electronic devices and troves of documents. Cohen wants to hire a lawyer who has a relationship with the USA prosecutor's office in Manhattan, the source added.

"It's a jacket", FLOTUS spokesperson Stephanie Grisham said.

Melania Trump, herself an immigrant from Slovenia, first weighed into the debate on Sunday with a public statement saying she hated to see children separated from their families and calling on the U.S.to govern "with heart".

Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said her caucus was opposed to both bills, and it was unclear if there was sufficient Republican support for the compromise measure.

Melania Trump made an unannounced trip to the border city of McAllen to meet with staff members at a detention facility for minors and asked about their work and the treatment of children.

"We have to have a very strong border", Trump said.

Mrs. Trump was reportedly an influence in her husband's decision to sign executive action to keep families together during border processing.

The children at the center are between 12 and 17 years old. Her four former living predecessors, seemingly encouraged after Laura Bush authored a scathing opinion piece, followed with sharper commentary of their own condemning the family separations as shameful.

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