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Putting Kids in Cages Is Making Private Contractors Rich

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Read on to learn who’s getting rich from the pain of immigrant kids.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Private contractors are raking in $1 billion from the U.S. government to imprison immigrant children, a 1,000 percent increase since 2007. [AP]
  • Even people fleeing gang violence and domestic abuse will no longer qualify for asylum. [CNN]
  • Known racist John Schnatter of Papa John’s steps down as chairman of his third-rate pizza chain after making extremely racist comment. Bye! [NPR]
  • Elon Musk, who also offered to help save the 12 boys trapped in a cave in Thailand that eventually were rescued without his assistance, has now turned his sights on fixing the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. [The Hill]
  • U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh looooooooves the dissenting opinion of then-Justice William Rehnquist in Roe v. Wade, as he stated in a speech he made last year before the American Enterprise Institute. [Bloomberg]
  • Meanwhile, Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin (a state that voted for Trump), announced she would not vote to confirm the Supreme Court nominee. [The Star Tribune]
  • Chinese government accuses U.S. of being an “an enemy to all” in the escalating trade war. Not... false...? [Politico]
  • Check out Paul Manafort’s new mugshot! [NBCNews]

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:

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