Sunday shows - Immigration raids dominate

Trump administration officials on Sunday defended expected raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement while Democrats slammed the plan.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP congressman slams Trump over report that U.S. bombed former anti-ISIS coalition headquarters US to restore 'targeted assistance' to Central American countries after migration deal Trump says lawmakers should censure Schiff MORE's tweet telling progressive Democratic congresswomen to return to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came" was also a focus on several of weekly political shows.

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Cuccinelli mum on whether families will be separated in ICE raids
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli would not say Sunday whether expected Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids would separate families. 
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Klobuchar: Trump 'wants this chaos' caused by expected ICE raids
By REGINA ZILBERMINTS
 
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharHillicon Valley: FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger | Dems wrangle over breaking up Big Tech at debate | Critics pounce as Facebook's Libra stumbles | Zuckerberg to be interviewed by Fox News | Twitter details rules for political figures' tweets Progressive action group defends Warren over dodging of 'Medicare for all' questions The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump seeks distance from Syria crisis MORE (Minn.), a Democratic White House hopeful, said on Sunday that President Trump is using the expected Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation raids and images from migrant detention centers as distractions from issues facing Americans.
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ICE chief: I would not describe border facilities as 'sweltering'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Mark Morgan on Sunday pushed back on reports of sweltering, unsanitary conditions in U.S. border facilities.
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Conway: Conditions I saw at border are 'what happens when Congress gets its act together'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayLawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump George Conway accuses Trump of being a 'sociopath' George Conway donates to Trump challenger Joe Walsh MORE on  Sunday defended conditions in a border detention facility she toured, saying they demonstrate what happens when “Congress gets its act together.”
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De Blasio says Biden 'absolutely' has to answer for Obama-era ICE deportations
By REBECCA KLAR
 
New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio2020 Presidential Candidates Cooperate, or else: New York threatens fines to force people to help block immigration enforcement DNC raises qualifying thresholds for fifth presidential debate MORE said on Sunday that fellow Democratic White House hopeful Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says lawmakers should censure Schiff Schiff says committees will eventually make impeachment inquiry transcripts public Trump threat lacks teeth to block impeachment witnesses MORE should "absolutely" answer for the deportation of undocumented immigrants during the Obama administration.
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Top Democrat blasts Trump's 'racist tweet' about progressive congresswomen
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.) on Sunday blasted what he called a "racist tweet" from President Trump in which the president called on progressive Democratic congresswomen to return to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came.”
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Durbin responds to Trump tweet: 'Thank goodness' Omar made it to United States
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Sen. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinSchumer seeks focus on health care amid impeachment fever Senators take fundraising efforts to Nats playoff games Overnight Health Care: Watchdog finds DEA allowed more opioids even as overdose deaths rose | Judge temporarily blocks Georgia abortion law | Three states report more vaping deaths | Dem proposes new fix for surprise medical bills MORE (D-Ill.) responded Sunday to a series of tweets by President Trump telling unnamed “'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen” to “go back” to the countries they came from, saying “that kind of careless rhetoric doesn’t help one bit.”
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Sanders: Pelosi is being 'a little bit' too tough on Ocasio-Cortez
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — House Dems change drug pricing bill to address progressive concerns | Top Republican rejects Dem proposal on surprise medical bills | Vaping group launches Fox News ad blitz Democrats have reason to worry after the last presidential debate Krystal Ball on Sanders debate performance: 'He absolutely hit it out of the park' MORE (I-Vt.), a 2020 White House hopeful, said Sunday that he supports freshman congresswomen including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez, Thunberg, Rapinoe make BBC's 100 most inspiring women of 2019 Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey endorses Biden Democratic strategist on Sanders debate performance: 'I just think he might've topped out' MORE (D-N.Y.) for energizing their progressive bases as the lawmakers clash with Democratic leaders. 
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Conway: House investigations are 'combovers doing a do-over'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Kellyanne Conway on Sunday expressed skepticism that former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerFox News legal analyst says Trump call with Ukraine leader could be 'more serious' than what Mueller 'dragged up' Lewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network MORE’s upcoming testimony before Congress would change any minds, calling continued investigations by the Democratic House an attempt at a “do-over.”
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Trump trails Biden, other 2020 Democrats in new poll
By KYLE BALLUCK 
 
President Trump trails former Vice President Joe Biden and several other Democratic White House hopefuls, according to a poll released early Sunday.
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Sanders defends repeating similar 2016 platform
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday defended his 2020 presidential campaign platform, which bears strong similarities to his 2016 White House bid. 
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Steyer defends past investments in fossil fuels
By REGINA ZILBERMINTS
 
Billionaire activist and 2020 presidential candidate Tom SteyerThomas (Tom) Fahr Steyer2020 Democrats recognize Pronouns Day Third-quarter fundraising sets Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg apart Poll: Almost half of voters say debates are best gauge of candidate's standing MORE on Sunday defended his past investments in fossil fuels and his recent entry into the Democratic race.
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Rapinoe: Trump's message divides 'so he can conquer'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Soccer star Megan Rapinoe said on Sunday that President Trump's message divides Americans. 
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