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Trump expected to announce executive action on census

Trump expected to announce executive action on census

One official said the action is expected to address the citizenship question that’s captured his attention. Trump tweeted Thursday morning he would be holding a press conference in the Rose Garden in the afternoon about “the census and citizenship.”MORE

DCYF Director to step down following scathing report into child’s death

DCYF Director to step down following scathing report into child’s death

The Director of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families Trista Piccola said Wednesday that she will step down after 2 1/2 years at the head of the troubled child welfare agency, one month after a scathing report into DCYF lapses preceding the death in January of a nine-year old Warwick girl. MORE

Trump defends Acosta but will look ‘closely’ at Epstein deal

Trump defends Acosta but will look ‘closely’ at Epstein deal

President Donald Trump says he’ll be looking “very closely” at Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s handling of a sex trafficking case involving now-jailed billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. But he also seemed to stand by his Cabinet official, praising Acosta’s performance on the job and saying he felt “very badly” for him.MORE

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