Photo: Andres Leighton (AP)

While literally thousands of undocumented immigrant children sit in federal custody waiting to be reunited with their parents ahead of a court-ordered July 10 deadline, a Trump administration lawyer has apparently claimed she’s too busy dogsitting to represent the government in court.

It’s unclear whether U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw of the Southern District of California bought this excuse.

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Whatever the case, the timeline for this whole thing appears to have been extended.

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Anyway, have a great weekend everyone—except this lawyer, who I hope has to deal with canine diarrhea all weekend.