ICE Is Still Arresting People Trying to Sponsor Children in Detention

A man, identified only as Juan, and his son, Manuel were reunited at an I.C.E processing center about one month and ten days after the two were separated when they tried to cross into the United States.
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Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Thank you for a fresh Monday migraine, Time Magazine:


Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • ICE arrested 170 undocumented immigrants who came forward to sponsor children currently being held in detention. A bill to stop this insanely fucked up practice was introduced in the House back in October. [San Francisco Chronicle]
  • CNN has released new, disturbing details about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, including his last words. [CNN]
  • Trump’s payment to his former lawyer Michael Cohen was not a violation of campaign finance law, the president says, merely a “simple private transaction.” There’s no “smocking gun” here, folks. [Politico]
  • France wants Donald Trump to shut the fuck up. [CBS News]
  • Women in Mexico who experience unexpected births or miscarriages might be charged with homicide. [BuzzFeed]
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had Jewish ancestors who fled to Puerto Rico. [Washington Post]
  • How Jared Kushner became such great buds with Saudi Arabia’s crowned prince. [The New York Times]
  • The Trump administration removed a Latino outreach guide from the Affordable Care Act website. [Washington Post]
  • Elizabeth Warren sure seems to be shaping up for a 2020 run. [Politico]
  • Same with Beto. [BuzzFeed]
  • Teachers at a charter school in Chicago have struck a deal days after going on strike. [ThinkProgress]
  • James Comey... thanks. [CBS News]
  • The Trump administration’s tariffs have increased the cost of steel, driving up costs for construction projects and public infrastructure. [Bloomberg]
  • Alleged pro-NRA Russian spy Maria Butina will reportedly plead guilty. [Washington Post]
  • Legal weed is probably coming to New York, but who knows what that will look like? [Gothamist]
  • Two House Republicans are calling for an “autopsy” on what went wrong in the 2018 election, calling for “an honest, transparent assessment of the structural operations and decision-making process that led to our party losing an historic number of seats.” Hmm, I wonder! [The Hill]

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:


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