President Trump last week defended a widely denounced plan to bus migrants to sanctuary cities — but the New York Times reported Sunday that the move was partly a distraction tactic.
With the Mueller report set to be released this week, Trump and his allies are reportely working to seize the initiative and take the sting out of any potentially damaging but previously unreported findings.
In his controversial summary of the report to lawmakers, Attorney General William Barr said that Mueller’s probe did not establish Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia, and brought no obstruction charges.
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President Donald Trump’s threats to send migrants to sanctuary cities were part of a ploy to distract attention from the impending release of the Mueller report, sources close to the president told the New York Times in a report published Sunday.
Trump last week defended plans to send migrants to Democratic Party-run sanctuary cities — those which have passed legislation or have policies in place designed to limit cooperation with federal immigration laws and the deportation of undocumented migrants.
That defence, the New York Times wrote Sunday, was partly a ploy to whip up controversy and distract from the Mueller …read more
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