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Friday July 26th, 2019 night edition

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Updated on July 24, 2019 at 7:40 p.m. with a joint statement from immigration officials.

Francisco Erwin Galicia, a Dallas-born U.S. citizen, spent 23 days in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection in conditions that made him so desperate he almost opted to self-deport.

Galicia says he lost 26 pounds during that time in a South Texas immigrant detention center because officers didn’t provide him with enough food.

He said he wasn’t allowed to shower and his skin was dry and dirty.

He and 60 other men were crammed into an overcrowded holding area where they slept on the floor and were given only aluminum-foil blankets, he said.

But many were afraid to ask to go to the doctor because CBP officers told them their stay would start over if they did, he said.

It got to the point where I was ready to sign a deportation paper just to not be suffering there anymore. »

Mueller tells House panel Trump asked staff to falsify records

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Asked by Rep. Cedric Richmond Cedric Levon RichmondThe Memo: Mueller's stumbles distract from substance Mueller tells House panel Trump asked staff to falsify records Live coverage: Mueller testifies before Congress MORE (D-La.)

whether it was “fair to say” Trump “tried to protect himself by asking staff to falsify records relevant to an ongoing investigation,” Mueller responded, “I would say that's generally a summary.”.

Richmond then asked if, in giving the order, Trump intended to “hamper the investigation.” »

WWE's Jimmy Uso Arrested for DUI In Florida

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WWE superstar Jimmy Uso was arrested for driving under the influence near Pensacola, Florida early Thursday morning ... TMZ Sports has learned.

Uso has a history with the law ... back in February, Jimmy was arrested after allegedly getting into a drunken dispute with cops in Detroit.

He's also one half of the famous Uso Brothers tag team with his brother, Jey Uso. »

McConnell blocks two election security bills

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked two election security measures on Thursday, arguing Democrats are trying to give themselves a "political benefit.".

The move comes a day after former special counsel Robert Mueller warned about election meddling in 2020, saying Russia was laying the groundwork to interfere in the 2020 election "as we sit here.".

"Mueller's testimony was a clarion call for election security. »

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