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“Someday we will finish building a country where migration is an option and not an obligation. Meanwhile, we will do as much as we can. God help us.’’

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele on the drowning deaths of two of his citizens, a father & his toddler daughter, attempting to cross the Rio Grande to enter America. High poverty/crime rates and the desire for a better life have led to a flood of Central American asylum seekers to the U.S. southern border.
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“I’m not happy with it because there’s no money for protection.”

Pres. Trump reacting to the emergency spending bill passed by the Democrat-led House Tues., which he believes doesn't include necessary security measures. The Senate passed a similar bill Wednes. with bipartisan support and money for ICE & Dept of Defense. The path towards a compromise bill the president would sign before Congress' July 4th recess is unclear. Agencies addressing the humanitarian crisis at the border are running low on funds.
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“It’s the moment to be truly in time in the face of history and to fulfill our responsibility…”

French Pres. Emmanuel Macron as the G20, a summit of the world’s 20 largest economies, begins Thursday in Japan. Macron wants climate change center stage. World leaders, including Pres. Trump, gather as the threat of a typhoon looms. The Associated Press calls the weather "a possible metaphor for the four days of high-stakes diplomacy.”
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“We’re obviously thrilled about being able to bring another option to patients.”

Dr. Julie Krop, chief medical officer of AMAG, the pharmaceutical company behind a new drug approved by the FDA to treat low sex drive in women. The dose, injected into the stomach or thigh 45 minutes before desired effects, is only the second such drug for women on the market. Drugs treating low sex drive in men first appeared nearly 2 decades ago.
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“That might explain why the ransom is going up: The bad guys can get away with it.”

City Manager of Lake City, Florida Joe Helfenberger. The city paid more than $460,000 in ransom to hackers, becoming the second small Florida city to pay ransom to hackers in the last two weeks. This follows a major hacking crippling the city of Baltimore's computer system, where hackers also demanded ransom; Baltimore did not pay.
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“The absence of Trump in this discussion actually surprised me a lot.”

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson reflecting on the first democratic primary debate, featuring 10 candidates who mainly focused on each other or the issues, rather than the current president. Another round of 10 candidates will face off tonight.
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