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Senate Democrats Aim to Block Trump Appointees Until Conditions Are Met

The ranking Democrat members of 16 Senate committees signed a joint statement of principles, released Thursday, regarding vetting of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominees requiring Senate confirmation, which pledged to prevent the nominees from committee votes until the FBI finished its investigations and the nominees have completed full financial disclosures.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer checks identifications as people cross into the United States from Mexico on September 23, 2016 in San Ysidro, California. More than 10,000 people legally cross the border, mostly for work, at San Ysidro daily, making it the busiest port of entry on the 2,000 mile border between the United States and Mexico. Securing the border and controlling illegal immigration have become key issues in the U.S. Presidential campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

The New Yorker: Illegal Immigrants ‘Brace’ for Trump

BROOKLYN, New York – The New Yorker is alerting illegal immigrants to “brace” for President-Elect Donald Trump’s administration, which has vowed to enforce existing federal immigration laws and crack-down on unlawful border crossings.