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The policy setbacks behind the tweets

IT’S BEEN A BAD FEW WEEKS FOR PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s immigration agenda. His Administration tried to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 Census, but the Supreme Court effectively blocked it. He threatened to close the southern border and levy tariffs against Mexico if it didn’t do more to stop the flow of migrants, but then backed down when Mexico agreed to modest enforcement measures. He promised massive immigration raids, but they didn’t materialize in a significant way.

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