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It’s a ‘Cat 5’ immigration crisis: Nielsen

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that the Trump administration is treating the immigration crisis as a “Cat 5 hurricane disaster.” “We are bringing all of the agencies together; we’re asking everybody to chip in,” Nielsen said on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “Why wouldn’t we…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

We’ve never seen anything like this’: As Trump threatens to close border, migrants overwhelm Texas cities

Under a bridge connecting the U.S. with Mexico, dozens of migrant families cram into a makeshift camp set up by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The families are there because permanent processing facilities have run out of room. Seven hundred miles east, busload after busload of…
By 1776 Coalition | Monday, April 1, 2019

Trump threatens to close southern border over migrant surge

President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border, complaining that Mexico and several Central American countries were not doing enough to prevent the wave of migrants flooding north toward the U.S., an influx that border officials say is straining their resources. “Mexico…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Trump threatens to close southern border over migrant surge

President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border, complaining that Mexico and several Central American countries were not doing enough to prevent the wave of migrants flooding north toward the U.S., an influx that border officials say is straining their resources. “Mexico…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Senate to rebuke Trump on wall

The GOP-controlled Senate is poised to pass a Democratic resolution Thursday blocking President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on the Mexican border. Talks within the GOP conference to avoid an embarrassing rebuke for Trump collapsed Wednesday, and Sen. Mike Lee…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Senate to rebuke Trump on wall

The GOP-controlled Senate is poised to pass a Democratic resolution Thursday blocking President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on the Mexican border. Talks within the GOP conference to avoid an embarrassing rebuke for Trump collapsed Wednesday, and Sen. Mike Lee…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Pelosi pledges to block Senate scheme to keep GOP united behind Trump wall funding grab

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she’ll block an effort by Senate Republicans to reform the National Emergencies Act in exchange for their support of President Trump’s wall funding grab.  “Republican Senators are proposing new legislation to allow the president to violate the Constitution just this…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Pelosi pledges to block Senate scheme to keep GOP united behind Trump wall funding grab

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she’ll block an effort by Senate Republicans to reform the National Emergencies Act in exchange for their support of President Trump’s wall funding grab.  “Republican Senators are proposing new legislation to allow the president to violate the Constitution just this…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez questions Wells Fargo over involvement in ‘caging of children’ at border

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez demanded to know why Wells Fargo was “involved in the caging of children” at a House hearing with the bank’s CEO on Tuesday. “I am interested in the human rights abuses and environmental disasters that some say are financed by your bank,…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

O’Rourke talks border during Instagram video at dentist

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) recorded his trip to the dentist on Thursday to showcase his hygienist’s experiences growing up near the southern border. “So I’m here at the dentist and we’re going to continue our series on the people of the border,” O’Rourke says…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Trump Heads to Border as Shutdown Intensifies and Talks Collapse

(Bloomberg) — Donald Trump’s decision to bid “bye bye” to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and storm out of a White House meeting brought relations between the president and Democrats to a new low just as the impact of the nearly three-week government shutdown was set…
By 1776 Coalition | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Trump to deliver prime-time address, travel to Southern border amid shutdown standoff

President Trump announced that he will address the nation on Tuesday night before traveling later in the week to the U.S.-Mexico border, as he seeks to highlight border security and presses Democrats for wall funding amid the protracted standoff that triggered a partial government shutdown now…
By 1776 Coalition | Monday, January 7, 2019

McConnell says Senate will vote on stopgap to avert shutdown – without new border wall funding

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Wednesday the Senate will consider a stopgap measure to continue funding the government and avert a shutdown later this week – but it won’t include President Trump’s desired $5 billion for border wall funding because of the “reality of our…
By 1776 Coalition | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

White House says it wants to keep government open, will find other ways to fund border wall

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Tuesday retreated from his demand that Congress give him $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, backing down amid acrimonious GOP infighting that left him with few options four days ahead of a partial government shutdown.…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trump, Pelosi and Schumer Have Explosive, Televised Shouting Match Over Border Wall: ‘I Won’t Take It!’

President Donald Trump had a surreal, explosive clash with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the White House over border wall funding for their first meeting together since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in…
By 1776 Coalition | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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