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BAYTOWN, Texas  | In Texas, Trump’s steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern

BAYTOWN, Texas  — Joel Johnson examines the shipping labels on 35-ton coils of American-made steel that will be unspooled, bent and welded into rounded sections of pipe. One’s from Nucor, a mill in Arkansas. Another’s from Steel Dynamics in Mississippi. But much harder to spot in the sprawling factory yard is the imported steel that’s … Continue reading BAYTOWN, Texas  | In Texas, Trump’s steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern

WASHINGTON  | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s mixed signals on immigration, NKorea

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump is making broad generalizations about people who arrive illegally in the United States, casting them all as violent criminals when statistics say otherwise.  He’s also suggesting that a newly signed executive order would solve the problem of family separations at the border, even while continuing to blame Democrats for separations … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s mixed signals on immigration, NKorea

WASHINGTON  | GOP immigration push hampered by Trump, hard-right voters

WASHINGTON  — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump’s next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters are undermining GOP leaders’ election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving prospects dubious. Party leaders are trying to finally secure the votes they need for their wide-ranging bill with tweaks they hope will … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | GOP immigration push hampered by Trump, hard-right voters

COLUMBIA, S.C. | Trump lends support to McMaster in South Carolina runoff

COLUMBIA, S.C. — President Donald Trump’s effort to bend the Republican Party to his will faces its next test Tuesday, when South Carolina voters choose between two GOP gubernatorial candidates who both claim to be Trump acolytes. The president has already made his pick: incumbent Gov. Henry McMaster, a longtime Trump supporter who failed to … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C. | Trump lends support to McMaster in South Carolina runoff

WASHINGTON | Trump wants those who ‘invade’ sent right back

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and said they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge. The American Civil Liberties Union said in response that such a step would be illegal and violate the Constitution that Trump swore to uphold, “We … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump wants those who ‘invade’ sent right back

WASHINGTON | AP Fact Check: Trump’s take on immigrant crime off mark

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump got some crime and immigration statistics right Friday but was off the mark on others in an appearance with those he calls “angel families” — people who lost loved ones at the hands of those living in the country illegally. A look at how his statements compare with the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP Fact Check: Trump’s take on immigrant crime off mark

VIENNA  | The Latest: Iran says OPEC won’t take direction from Trump

VIENNA — The Latest on the OPEC meeting on oil production (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Iran’s oil minister is insisting that OPEC’s place is not to take instructions from U.S. President Donald Trump but is leaving open Tehran’s position on an increase in production. The cartel’s largest producer, Saudi Arabia, is seen to be … Continue reading VIENNA  | The Latest: Iran says OPEC won’t take direction from Trump

CINCINNATI  | Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

CINCINNATI  —Cincinnati resident Andrew Pappas supported President Donald Trump’s decision to separate children from parents who crossed the border illegally because, he said, it got Congress talking about immigration reform. Niurka Lopez of Michigan said Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy made sense because her family came to the U.S. legally from Cuba and everyone else should, too. … Continue reading CINCINNATI  | Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar