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 TrumpSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor The US-Iranian scuffle over a ship is a sideshow to events in the Gulf South Korea: US, North Korea to resume nuclear talks 'soon' 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 KlobucharOvernight Defense: Two US service members killed in Afghanistan | Trump calls on other nations to take up fight against ISIS | Pentagon scraps billion-dollar missile defense program ABC unveils moderators for third Democratic debate Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill 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 ConwayDelaney: 'It feels like some Democrats are cheering on a recession' Nikki Haley voices 'complete support' for Pence Trump campaign launches effort to mobilize suburban women 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 BlasioMayor de Blasio, the small business killer The Hill's Morning Report - Trump touts new immigration policy, backtracks on tax cuts De Blasio's video snafu earns laughter in Iowa MORE said on Sunday that fellow Democratic White House hopeful Joe BidenJoe BidenSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor Poll shows Biden, Warren tied with Trump in Arizona Giuliani says he discussed Biden with Ukrainian official 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 DurbinSenate Democrats push Trump to permanently shutter migrant detention facility House panel investigating decision to resume federal executions To combat domestic terrorism, Congress must equip law enforcement to fight rise in white supremacist attacks 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 Sanders2020 candidates have the chance to embrace smarter education policies Bernie Sanders Adviser talks criminal justice reform proposal, 'Medicare for All' plan Poll shows Biden, Warren tied with Trump in Arizona MORE (I-Vt.), a 2020 White House hopeful, said Sunday that he supports freshman congresswomen including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezPoll: Voters split on whether it's acceptable for Israel to deny Omar, Tlaib visas NJ college censures trustee over posts targeting 'the squad' 'The Simpsons' pokes fun at Trump's feud with 'the squad' 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 MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony 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 SteyerABC unveils moderators for third Democratic debate The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden expands lead in new national poll Castro qualifies for next Democratic primary debates 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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