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Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with their parents.

GOP leaders and lawmakers, increasingly fearful of voter reaction in November, met with Trump for about an hour at the Capitol to try to work out some resolution. Trump told rank-and-file Republicans he was "1,000 percent" behind them on their rival immigration bills. But it was...



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