Senator Jeff Merkley asked the F.B.I. to open an inquiry, citing a document that he said conflicted with the homeland security secretary’s congressional testimony on family separations at the border.
Why can’t the government account for how many children it separated from their parents at the border?
People close to the president described him as emboldened since members of Congress returned to Washington, giving him not only a clear target to swing at but helping him focus on a fight he relishes.
For over an hour and a half, President Trump spoke on a variety of topics, including the border wall, Syria, his unpopularity abroad and Mitt Romney. Not all of it was accurate.
Units that have not been sent to the border must pick up the routine duties for those who have, and those that are deployed are not conducting the training needed to “fight tonight,” officials said.