Philip Bump

Washington Post

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Philip Bump is a national correspondent for the Washington Post. He is a former staff writer for the Atlantic Wire.

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More top officials at the Department of Homeland Security will reportedly be out just one day after Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns, what’s next for immigration policy?

More top officials at the Department of Homeland Security will reportedly be out just one day after Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned.

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Cesar Sayoc is charged with five federal crimes for allegedly sending 13 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to Democratic leaders and those who’ve criticized President Trump.

Florida man charged with five federal crimes for sending IEDs

Cesar Sayoc is charged with five federal crimes for allegedly sending 13 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to Democratic leaders and those who’ve criticized President Trump.

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Multiple bikes are crushed along a bike path in lower Manhattan in New York, October 31, 2017 Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters 
 Eight people — six of them from out of the country --…

Another terror attack: The blame game and immigration

Multiple bikes are crushed along a bike path in lower Manhattan in New York, October 31, 2017 Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters Eight people — six of them from out of the country --…

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