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 TrumpHillicon Valley — State Dept. employees targets of spyware Ohio Republican Party meeting ends abruptly over anti-DeWine protesters Jan. 6 panel faces new test as first witness pleads the Fifth 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 KlobucharBiden should seek some ideological diversity House passes bipartisan bills to strengthen network security, cyber literacy Klobuchar confident spending bill will be finished before Christmas 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 ConwayChristie says he was unable to reach Trump on Jan. 6 Watchdog cites 13 Trump officials who violated Hatch Act before 2020 election Ethics watchdog accuses Psaki of violating Hatch Act 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 BlasioOvernight Health Care — Presented by March of Dimes — Biden's winter COVID-19 strategy Five omicron cases detected in New York Third US omicron case detected in Colorado MORE said on Sunday that fellow Democratic White House hopeful Joe BidenJoe BidenPfizer CEO says vaccine data for those under 5 could be available by end of year Omicron coronavirus variant found in at least 10 states Photos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles 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 DurbinDick DurbinFour questions that deserve answers at the Guantanamo oversight hearing Senate dodges initial December crisis with last-minute deal Conservatives target Biden pick for New York district court 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 March of Dimes — Abortion access for 65M women at stake Hospitals in underserved communities face huge cuts in reckless 'Build Back Better' plan Sanders urges Biden to delay Medicare premium hike linked to Alzheimer's drug MORE (I-Vt.), a 2020 White House hopeful, said Sunday that he supports freshman congresswomen including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezHospitals in underserved communities face huge cuts in reckless 'Build Back Better' plan GOP infighting takes stupid to a whole new level McCarthy laments distractions from far-right members 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) MuellerAn unquestioning press promotes Rep. Adam Schiff's book based on Russia fiction Senate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG 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 SteyerTom SteyerYouth voting organization launches M registration effort in key battlegrounds Overnight Energy: 'Eye of fire,' Exxon lobbyist's comments fuel renewed attacks on oil industry | Celebrities push Biden to oppose controversial Minnesota pipeline | More than 75 companies ask Congress to pass clean electricity standard Celebrities push Biden to oppose controversial Minnesota pipeline 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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