Father of student killed in Florida school shooting asks Rubio about assault weapons ban
At a town hall held by CNN in Sunrise, Florida, on Wednesday night, thousands of angry students, teachers and parents booed Republican Sen. Marco Rubio when he indicated that he would not support an assault-weapons ban.
"There was absolutely no applause and I think it’s unfortunate that that incident happened," U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, said while participating in a media event with House conservatives June 21, 2018.
Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.
Activists with the Metro D.C. branch of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) confronted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for the Trump administration's immigration policies as she ate at a Mexican restaurant Tuesday.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke with House Democrats on Monday after visiting a San Diego detention facility for children taken from their parents as a result of President Donald Trump's immigration policy.
President Trump continued his assertion that Democrats are to blame for children being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. He said that changes to immigration laws could be made quickly if they were willing to negotiate with him.