President Trump hosted an event on Friday in which families of people killed by illegal immigrants could tell their stories. The president remarked that these stories are often ignored by the media and that "these are the American citizens permanently separated from their loved ones." This event comes amid the controversy surrounding the administration over its "zero-tolerance" policy.
President Donald Trump urged Republican lawmakers on Friday to drop their efforts to pass comprehensive immigration legislation until after the November elections, which he hoped would bring more party members into Congress.
The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a plan to reorganize the federal government, including merging the Departments of Education and Labor. It also stipulates that food stamps be moved to the Department of Health and Human Services, which would be called the Department of Health and Public Welfare and would have the ability to impose uniform work requirements on welfare programs.