Edward Alden

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President Trump is in Singapore meeting Kim Jong-Un. Trump wants North Korea’s leader to give up the country’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions.

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President Trump is supporting a new Senate bill on legal immigration, called the  RAISE Act , standing for "Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment."

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