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Trump immigration tweets to be followed by fresh Hill push

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The Trump administration is planning to push Congress anew to pass proposals aimed at reducing the number of undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S. border, particularly from Central American countries, senior White House officials said Monday.

The announcement follows two days of tweets from President Donald Trump calling on lawmakers to pass “Border Legislation” — changing Senate rules to do so, if necessary — and warning of dangerous “caravans” of immigrants headed for the U.S. border with Mexico, bringing drugs and crime with them.

The White House officials, briefing reporters in a phone call, pointed to the legislative package the administration has pledged to send to Capitol Hill to address what it sees as “loopholes” and “serious deficiencies” in current immigration laws.

The policies mentioned in the call largely resembled areas where the administration has previously pushed unsuccessfully for congressional action.



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End of Boris? Tory MPs form rebel alliance to keep PM in check – 50 join powerful NRG

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BORIS JOHNSON is facing a huge rebellion from more than 50 Tory MPs in so-called blue wall constituencies who have warned their seats risk being “left behind” by the Government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ex-Postal Service worker charged with tossing absentee ballots in dumpster in Kentucky

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former U.S. Postal Service worker was charged with tossing dozens of absentee ballots and other mail that was found in a dumpster in Kentucky, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

DeShawn Bojgere, 30, of Louisville, was charged with delay or destruction of mail, a news release from U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman’s office said in a news release Monday.

The mail included approximately 111 general election absentee ballots that were being mailed from the Jefferson County clerk’s office to voters, as well as 69 mixed class pieces of mail, 320 second-class pieces of mail and two national election campaign flyers from a political party in Florida, the release said.

Bojgere told Postal Service special agents that he was responsible for discarding the mail, prosecutors said. He faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted.

It was not known whether he is represented by a lawyer who could comment on his behalf.

Special Agent Scott Balfour said earlier that such incidents are “exceedingly rare.”

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Nigel Farage insists with '100% certainty' Donald Trump will win US election next week

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NIGEL FARAGE has insisted with 100 percent certainty that Donald Trump will win the US election.

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