On Wednesday morning, White House cooks were flipping steaks and unboxing popcorn machines ahead of the yearly congressional picnic. Within the hour, the picnic was scrubbed, the steaks on ice, and the popcorn machines trucked away.
What began as a new Trump administration policy, enacted in mid-April, has turned to a crisis that resulted in the separation of immigrant children from their parents. CNN's Victor Blackwell discusses the decisions that lead to the policy.
Two of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on the Russia investigation broke ranks with their client this week on an entirely unrelated topic, rejecting his now-abandoned practice of separating undocumented immigrant families at the border.