Executive Order

Missouri News: Governor Parson Signs Executive Order 18-12 that Establishes the Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Governor Parson signed Executive Order 18-12 establishing the Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee. The purpose of this committee is to heighten awareness for the 2020 Census and coordinate messaging and community outreach in hard-to-count areas of Missouri.  An accurate census count is the bedrock of U.S. democracy, and it is a … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Parson Signs Executive Order 18-12 that Establishes the Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee

WASHINGTON | AP sources: Trump plans to create US Space Command

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order soon, possibly as early as Tuesday, creating a U.S. Space Command that will better organize and advance the military’s vast operations in space, U.S. officials say. Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP sources: Trump plans to create US Space Command

WASHINGTON | Trump plans to create unified US Space Command

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order before the end of the year creating a U.S. Space Command as a major military command. Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, two U.S. officials said, and Trump could sign the order as … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump plans to create unified US Space Command

WASHINGTON | Trump pledges asylum crackdown, tent cities; is it legal?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals that mark his latest election-season barrage against illegal immigration. “This is an invasion,” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump pledges asylum crackdown, tent cities; is it legal?

WASHINGTON | Trump: Number of troops sent to border could reach 15,000

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could go as high as 15,000 as he draws a hard line on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections. With his eyes squarely on next Tuesday’s contests, Trump has rushed a series of immigration declarations, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump: Number of troops sent to border could reach 15,000

AUSTIN, Texas | O’Rourke: Trump stoking nation’s worst pre-election impulses

AUSTIN, Texas — Democratic Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke suggested Tuesday night that President Donald Trump floated the idea of using an executive order to end birthright U.S. citizenship to sway next week’s midterm elections, saying the White House wants to play on the country’s “worst impulses.” A three-term congressman from El Paso, O’Rourke is … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | O’Rourke: Trump stoking nation’s worst pre-election impulses

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pence discusses changing birthright citizenship

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s effort to end birthright citizenship (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says potentially changing birthright citizenship is part of the Trump administration’s broad look at U.S. laws that draw people into the country illegally. Pence said Tuesday the administration is looking at action that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pence discusses changing birthright citizenship

WASHINGTON  | The Latest: White House has debated birthright citizenship

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s effort to end birthright citizenship (all times local): 9:35 a.m. A person familiar with internal White House debate says the topic of birthright citizenship has come up various times over at least the last year. President Donald Trump tells “Axios on HBO” he wants to end birthright … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | The Latest: White House has debated birthright citizenship