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Trump Has Authority To Declare Emergency For Border Wall, Arizona Lawmaker Says

February 7, 2019 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ President Donald Trump does have the authority to declare a national emergency in order to build his promised border barrier between the United States and Mexico if gridlock in Congress makes it necessary, a Republican lawmaker says. “He has the authority, and it’s not unique,”  Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said […]

Pence Praises DEA For Border Security, Weakening Maduro Regime

February 1, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Vice President Mike Pence vowed Thursday that regardless of what happens in Congress, the administration will secure the southern border—and that includes a wall. After a briefing on drugs at the southern border by senior officials from the Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Administration, Pence spoke to about 60 DEA employees […]

The Border Wall Standoff: What Do Latinos and Hispanics Think?

January 22, 2019 by

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Predictably, Nancy Pelosi rebuffed Donald Trump’s offer of a DACA/wall compromise. ~ By  Mark Alexander   ~      Donald Trump upped the ante Saturday in the poker standoff with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her gang of Democrat obstructionists. In my analysis on the partial government shutdown showdown over the border three weeks ago, I predicted that Trump would […]

‘A Total Waste Of Time’: Trump Walks Out Of Wall Talks After Pelosi Again Refuses Funding

January 10, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The day after his nationally televised address on the need for a border wall, President Donald Trump on Wednesday brought candy to a meeting at the White House with Democratic and Republican leaders of Congress to hash out a solution to the partial government shutdown. But the meeting, held in the […]

Trump Says He Prefers Shutdown Deal, But Could Build Wall Without Congress

January 7, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said he could build a wall along the southern border without Congress, but prefers a negotiated deal—one that he’s willing to keep part of the government closed to get, even if it takes months. “I could do it if I wanted,” Trump said Friday of completing a barrier […]

Shutdown: Organized Political Theater

December 22, 2018 by

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The president doubles down on his demand for border-wall funding. Planned chaos. Thomas Gallatin   ~     What a difference 24 hours can make. Early yesterday, it appeared that Democrats had won a surprising victory with the Senate’s passage of a stopgap spending bill that did not include any funding for President Donald Trump’s long-demanded […]