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WASHINGTON POST HEALTH 202: HHS Secretary Alex Azar stars in liberal group's attack ads on migrant crisis

June 23, 2018 News Article

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is the subject of a new ad campaign focused on his role in the ongoing crisis surrounding the reunification of migrant children with their parents.

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WASHINGTON POST HEALTH 202: Meet the man in charge of the HHS agency overseeing migrant children

June 22, 2018 News Article

Scott Lloyd heads the federal agency that’s become central in the political maelstrom over the Trump administration’s now-reverted policy separating migrant children from their families at the southern border. Yet Lloyd has said nothing publicly about the matter.

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VICE: The Man Trump Put In Charge Of Separated Children Has Almost No Experience With Them

June 21, 2018 News Article

The Trump administration has so far separated more than 2,000 undocumented children, including infants and toddlers, from their parents at the border. And the man leading the department responsible for these kids’ health and safety has almost no experience working with refugees and migrants.

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MY SAN ANTONIO: Trump immigration policies endanger Texas Republicans ahead of midterm elections

June 20, 2018 News Article

San Antonio Republican Will Hurd was the first elected official to look inside the Trump administration’s new tent city in Tornillo for unaccompanied youths caught crossing the border illegally, and recognized the president’s immigration policy could cost him his job.

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ROLL CALL: Congressional Campaigns Weaponize Family Separation Policy

June 19, 2018 News Article

Candidates in both parties who are running in tight races want to weaponize the policy of separating child migrants from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border.

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MIAMI HERALD: Voters in Carlos Curbelo's district are opposed to separating families at the border, poll shows

June 19, 2018 News Article

Two-thirds of voters in Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo's congressional district are opposed to a newly enforced Trump administration policy that separates parents from their children when they cross the border illegally, according to a new poll commissioned by Equity Forward.

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MIC: Today in Trump's America: Polls show family separations could imperil House Republicans

June 19, 2018 News Article

Outrage over the Trump administration’s policy to separate undocumented immigrant families at the border grew to a fever pitch Monday night after ProPublica released gut-wrenching audio of young undocumented girls hysterically crying after being separated from their parents at the border.

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SLATE: Trump Adds Another Anti-Science, Anti-Choice Woman to Oversee Critical Health Programs

June 1, 2018 News Article

The newest addition to Donald Trump’s ragtag band of anti-science religious fundamentalists at the Department of Health and Human Services is Diane Foley, who will help manage the federal government’s family-planning program.

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THE HILL OVERNIGHT HEALTH CARE: Pushback over Trump pick for family planning program

May 31, 2018 News Article

Democrats and abortion rights groups are sounding the alarm on the Trump administration's pick to oversee the Title X Family Planning Program.

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REWIRE: Trump’s HHS Installs Fake Clinic Leader to Oversee Family Planning Funds

May 30, 2018 News Article

Diane Foley, who ran a Christian organization operating two anti-choice “crisis pregnancy centers,” or fake clinics, was quietly installed on Tuesday as deputy assistant secretary for population affairs, where she will lead the office responsible for the federal family planning program.

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