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‘We have a team that’s grinding it through’ on Trump’s promises – Steve Bannon

On Thursday at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and chief of staff Reince Priebus sat down for what appeared to viewers as a kind of victory rally for President Donald Trump and his administration. Rob Taub, Democratic strategist and contributor to Huffington Post, and Scottie Nell Hughes, national spokesperson for Freedom Vine, join “News with Ed” to offer their reactions to what Bannon and Priebus had to say.

Democrats convene in Atlanta to determine party’s future

The Democratic National Committee is in the midst of its three-day Atlanta meeting, where a new chair will be elected Saturday. Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed Keith Ellison, who is neck-and-neck with former Obama Labor Secretary Tom Perez. The two candidates sparred in debate Wednesday night, but who will be elected is anyone’s guess. John Nichols, Washington correspondent for the Nation magazine, joins “News with Ed” to discuss the DNC chairmanship and how the outcome might determine the future of the Democratic Party.

US cities ‘thrive on the notion of the undocumented’ – Lionel

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security John Kelly met with their Mexican counterparts on Thursday afternoon in Mexico City, where they addressed the evolving US-Mexico relationship. Legal and media analyst Lionel, of Lionel Media, joins “News with Ed” to discuss what’s at stake with President Donald Trump’s resolve to enforce immigration laws and how the fate of millions of illegal immigrants will affect the nation’s future.

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US will not use military force to resolve immigration issues – DHS Sec

There appears to be a disconnect in messaging between the White House and the DHS and State Department. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Department of Homeland Security John Kelly met with their Mexican counterparts Thursday afternoon in Mexico City, where Tillerson spoke about strengthening American-Mexican relations, cracking down on border security and other areas of potential cooperation. RT America’s Manila Chan has the story.