New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed suit today against President Trump and three of his kids for illegal conduct at the Trump Foundation. The suit alleges that Trump used his personal charity to illegally pay off creditors, decorate one of his golf clubs, and stage a multimillion dollar giveaway at campaign events. Underwood is asking the judge to dissolve the Trump Foundation, and she wants Trump banned from leading any other New York nonprofit for 10 years.
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President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy has led to more than 1300 kids being separated from their families at the border. Many of those kids end up in government shelters. A Walmart in Brownsville, Texas has been converted into a shelter. It’s called Casa Padre. We learn what life is like inside. We also speak with one former worker at a shelter in Arizona.
Occupants at Casa Padre, an immigrant shelter for unaccompanied minors, in
Brownsville, Texas, U.S., are seen in this photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services, June 14, 2018. ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS
Antar Davidson is a former worker at Estrella del Norte shelter in Arizona.
Photo courtesy of Davidson.
'Prison-like' migrant youth shelter is understaffed, unequipped for Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy, insider says
Tour gives a glimpse inside Texas migrant youth shelter — cots, soccer and a Trump mural
The new Showtime documentary series “The Fourth Estate” is a fly-on-the-wall account of how the New York Times covers the president. The film follows White House reporter Maggie Haberman working her sources; editors and reporters scrambling to get their stories confirmed and online before they’re scooped by the competition; and the daily frenetic pace of trying write the first draft of history at a time when one Trump tweet can change everything.
The New York Times headquarters. Credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/SHOWTIME.
The New York Times NY office. Credit: Aletheia Film/SHOWTIME.
Political reporter Jeremy Peters talks with Breitbart News' Steve Bannon
at a Roy Moore campaign rally. Credit: Aletheia Film/SHOWTIME.
Director Liz Garbus. Credit: Rommel Demano.
Eugene O’Neill’s “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” is one of America’s classic plays. It takes place on one long day in 1912, in the summer home of a family falling apart. O’Neill based the characters on his own family. His mother was addicted to painkillers, and his father and older brother suffered from alcoholism. O’Neill didn’t want the play produced when he was alive and it debuted on Broadway in 1956, three years after he died. Since then, “Long Day’s Journey” has been produced countless times. Now it’s on stage in L.A.
Jeremy Irons as James Tyrone and Lesley Manville as Mary Tyrone.
Credit: Lawrence K. Ho.
Left to right: Matthew Beard (Edmund Tyrone), Lesley Manville (Mary Tyrone),
Jeremy Irons (James Tyrone), and Rory Keenan (James Tyrone Jr). Credit: Lawrence K. Ho.
Leslie Manville and Jeremy Irons at KCRW. Photo by Amy Ta.
The first game of the World Cup has been played. The home team, Russia, trounced Saudi Arabia 5-0. The game followed a huge opening ceremony at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. One team that isn’t there is the US. For the first time since 1986, America failed to qualify for the final tournament.
Image of occupants at Casa Padre, an immigrant shelter for unaccompanied minors, in Brownsville, Texas, U.S., are seen in this photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, June 14, 2018. Courtesy of ACF/HHS/Handout via REUTERS.
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Trevor Noah on his brand of political comedy On Tuesday night, Trevor Noah spoke to Omarosa Manigault Newman, who’s been on the TV circuit promoting her anti-Donald Trump book. Trevor Noah has hosted The Daily Show for nearly three years. Now he’s nominated for an Emmy for the first time. We talk about that Omarosa interview, and using comedy to affect politics.
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