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Trump faces multiple legal challenges as he weighs a run for the presidency
It has been an extraordinary week of legal challenges for former President Trump. The FBI executed a search warrant of his Mar-a-Lago estate that was unsealed Friday, indicating he is under investigation for possibly violating the Espionage Act. Plus, Trump also pleaded the fifth in a separate probe on his real estate dealings as he weighs another run for the presidency.
How separating children from families became part of Trump's immigration policy
An 18-month investigation into the Trump administration’s traumatizing policy of family separation at the U.S. border has been published in The Atlantic. Reporter Caitlin Dickerson, who covered the story, joins Yamiche Alcindor to discuss.
Investigation highlights impact of Trump administration's family separation policy
We're taking a deeper look at The Atlantic's investigation into the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their families. Reporter Caitlin Dickerson spent 18 months reporting on the issue and found that separating children was not just a side effect of the policy, but the intent. She joins Yamiche Alcindor to discuss.
Washington Week full episode, August 12, 2022
The FBI executes a search warrant for former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home. Plus, we examine the findings of an 18-month investigation into the Trump administration’s family separation policy. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Evan Perez of CNN, Robert Costa of CBS, Philip Rucker of The Washington Post and Caitlin Dickerson of The Atlantic as they discuss these stories and more.