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  • Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist on the NY AG’s “breathtaking” investigation of Trump’s finances

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  • In "Lady Justice," Lithwick warns of a repeat of "2020 coup, but done by black robes"

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  • Velshi: Better to know an uncomfortable truth, than ignore it & be complacent

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  • Michael Cohen: “The last guy in Donald’s ear owns the brain. Everybody…wants to be that last guy.”

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  •  Velshi: Seeking asylum in the U.S. is not a crime. It’s the way of the world.

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  • #VelshiBannedBookClub and PEN America go deep on Banned Books Week 

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  • Katie Hobbs: Election deniers are ‘dangerous and they don't understand how elections even work’

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  • Sen. Leahy: If the Senate doesn’t repair itself, ‘we are in deep trouble in this country’

    06:44
  • “Model America”: The 1990 police killing that dashed a town’s progressive image

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  • Lara Setrakian: This “has been a rough 30 years” for Armenia

    06:14
  • Velshi: Biden’s Cancer Moonshot is 100% worth it

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  •  #VelshiBannedBookClub: Writing Poverty with #NickelandDimed

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  • Velshi: The British Empire was brutal. The Commonwealth was a consolation prize.

    04:57
  • ‘We will not rest, we will never forget:’ Biden commemorates 21st anniversary of 9/11 attacks 

    01:22
  • The future of abortion rights in Michigan will be decided by voters in November

    08:42
  • ‘The problem is not getting better’: Rep. Garbarino on the spike in 9/11 related illnesses

    10:07
  • Family of slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh demand accountability for her death

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For some officials, Trump-era family separation policy was a “success” worth bringing back

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In the absence of congressional action to reform America’s immigration policies, cruelty has been the main deterrent strategy to prevent foreigners from attempting to enter the country. That was the main point of the Trump-era Zero Tolerance policy, which separated more than 5,000 migrant children from their parents at the southern border over the course of 18 months. That policy was widely rebuked, but there are officials still employed by the American government who “believe very strongly” in the “success of Zero Tolerance.” Journalist Caitlin Dickerson just published a behemoth investigation about the Zero Tolerance policy for ‘The Atlantic,’ and she says “there’s no question” these policies will return during a different administration. “I did countless interviews and there was nobody who said maybe…we would go a little bit softer or we would try to work more with Congress,” Dickerson tells Ali Velshi. “They are ready to hit the ground running.”