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Trump unveils immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meeting

Trump unveils immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meetingU.S. President Donald Trump presented a bill to his Cabinet on Tuesday aimed at boosting border security and overhauling the current immigration system to make it more merit-based, a senior administration official said. The president will meet with Republican congressional leaders Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy later on Tuesday to map out a way forward, the official added, requesting anonymity. “The goal of this has been to unify the Republicans as much as possible around a plan,” he said, noting that divisions with the GOP over policy issues had hindered immigration reform bids in the past.



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Sex trafficking charges against Epstein could rock Trump's Cabinet

Sex trafficking charges against Epstein could rock Trump's CabinetAn investigation into former hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein for running a sex trafficking ring could affect the White House.



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Venezuela's Maduro Asks Cabinet Ministers to Offer Resignations

Venezuela's Maduro Asks Cabinet Ministers to Offer Resignations“President @NicolasMaduro has asked the entire Executive Cabinet to offer their charges for resignation for the purpose of a profound reorganization of the methods and operation of the Bolivarian government to shield the Homeland of Bolivar and Chavez from any threat,” Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said in a tweet. Maduro is facing international pressure to step down amid one of the worst economic and political crises in recent times.



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Dutch Cabinet Gets Emergency Powers in Case of No-Deal Brexit

Dutch Cabinet Gets Emergency Powers in Case of No-Deal BrexitA majority of lawmakers in the parliament’s lower house in The Hague granted the cabinet a six month period — rather than a year as the government had proposed — to use special powers as the country of about 17 million prepares for the eventuality of the U.K. leaving the European Union without a divorce agreement. Under the new legislation, the government will have to submit emergency measures to parliament within ten weeks after implementing them. If the government fails to submit within the set time-frame, the measures will be scrapped.



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May to Brief Cabinet on Where She Goes Next: Brexit Update

May to Brief Cabinet on Where She Goes Next: Brexit Update(Bloomberg) — Theresa May is preparing to set out where Brexit goes next after the overwhelming rejection of her deal a week ago. She’s due to present a plan to Parliament on Monday, where members are already working on plans to take control of the process.



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Julian Castro, a Texas Democrat and former Obama cabinet member, announces 2020 bid for president

Julian Castro, a Texas Democrat and former Obama cabinet member, announces 2020 bid for presidentJulian Castro, a former Obama cabinet member and San Antonio mayor, officially threw his hat in the ring on Saturday and announced he would run for president.



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For Shanahan, a very public debut in Trump's cabinet

For Shanahan, a very public debut in Trump's cabinetShanahan, a former Boeing executive, sat silently at Trump’s side, often expressionless, as television cameras rolled. Trump suggested that former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis – who abruptly resigned last month over policy differences with Trump – had been essentially fired and that Mattis had failed in Afghanistan, where Taliban insurgents are becoming increasingly confident of ending the 17-year-old war on terms favorable to them. “I’m not happy with what he’s done in Afghanistan and I shouldn’t be happy,” Trump said.



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For Shanahan, a very public debut in Trump's cabinet

For Shanahan, a very public debut in Trump's cabinetShanahan, a former Boeing executive, sat silently at Trump’s side, often expressionless, as television cameras rolled. Trump suggested that former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis – who abruptly resigned last month over policy differences with Trump – had been essentially fired and that Mattis had failed in Afghanistan, where Taliban insurgents are becoming increasingly confident of ending the 17-year-old war on terms favorable to them. “I’m not happy with what he’s done in Afghanistan and I shouldn’t be happy,” Trump said.



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Trump Ordering His Cabinet To Search For Spare Change To Fund His Wall

Trump Ordering His Cabinet To Search For Spare Change To Fund His WallWASHINGTON — Frustrated that neither Mexico nor Congress will pay for his



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President Trump's cabinet shake-up continues: Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke out amid ethics cloud

President Trump's cabinet shake-up continues: Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke out amid ethics cloudZinke, a former Montana congressman, faces numerous investigations looking into whether he used his office for personal gain.



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