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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Giving Tanks

President Trump is harnessing D.C.’s Fourth of July celebrations for his own purposes. Plus: A pediatrician describes her experience treating children at a Border Patrol facility.
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It’s Wednesday, July 3. We’ll be off for the fourth, but back with dispatches on Friday.

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There is “dangerous overcrowding” in at least five of the Customs and Border at the Department of Homeland Security. (These detainees have either crossed the border illegally, or sought asylum at a port of entry.) One pediatrician named Dolly Lucio Sevier evaluated dozens of sick children at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas.

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