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The Trump administration’s family-separation policy may have long-term health consequences. Plus the president’s startling comments about Kim Jong Un, the Trump Foundation’s legal trouble, and more.
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Trump and the Truth: While speaking to reporters outside the White House, President Trump expressed admiration for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s ability to make “his people sit up at attention,” adding, “I want my people to do the same.” He also dismissed as irrelevant questions about a statement he made to The New York Times that has been proved false. David Graham writes,“The president is freely telling the public that he has no compunctions about lying through his teeth. Why does anyone

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