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  • Split over Pelosi's 'immorality' comment on border wall reveals fissure in Democratic Party

    01/17/2019 8:57:35 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Jan 17, 2019 | By David Sherfinski and S.A. Miller
    Senate Democrats are refusing to embrace House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s rhetoric denouncing border walls as an “immorality,” but they are being careful to avoid undercutting her new role as the party’s leader in the shutdown standoff. Mrs. Pelosi has moved unsteadily since seizing the speaker’s gavel amid the partial government shutdown, including the “immorality” comment and her shifting explanations for why she told President Trump to postpone the State of the Union address. Still, she garners strong support from Democrats on both side of the Capitol for remaining steadfast in shutdown fight and refusing Mr. Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion...
  • Trump is goading Pelosi to completely disinvite him to speak in the House for the SOTU

    01/17/2019 5:00:32 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 48 replies
    President Trump latest action of denying Pelosi use of military planes within hours of departure overseas in light of the shutdown, puts Nancy and the Democrats in a goading box If Pelosi acquiesce and allow Trump to speak before all of Congress in the House then she will appear as groveling and weak as she backs down from her supposedly power move praised by the media. The radical leftists in the House wouldn’t like it either and would slam Pelosi as a weakling and not standing up to Trump. President Trump wins If Pelosi denies Trump to speak before all...
  • President Trump Cares About Us - Wealthy Democrats Don't

    01/17/2019 8:06:41 AM PST · by kathsua · 3 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | 01/16/19 | Reasonmclucus
    President Donald Trump recognizes a primary function of the federal government involves protecting us from external threats. Our state governments protect us from internal threats, but only the federal government can deal with threats coming from other countries. He recognizes that Mexico and other Latin American countries like Guatemala have significant crime problems. Dingbat Democrats are oblivious to the difficulty the Mexican government is having with the drug cartels that operate from there. The government has had to use the Mexican army in its war with the cartels. Many of those coming to the United States want to get away...
  • Hoyer says border walls 'obviously' work, rejects Pelosi's suggestion that barrier is 'immorality'

    01/16/2019 11:29:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/16/19 | y Gregg Re | Fox News
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., acknowledged Wednesday on Fox News' "Special Report with Bret Baier" that border walls "obviously" work in some areas, and he rejected suggestions that barriers should be removed where they already exist. The No. 2 House Democrat additionally asserted that the question of whether to fund President Trump's proposed border wall -- a dispute at the center of the unprecedented partial federal government shutdown -- is "not an issue of morality." Hoyer's comments were seemingly at odds with the positions of other House Democrats, who have argued that border walls like the one Trump is...
  • Border Patrol Plans to Light Up Butterfly Refuge Like a ‘War Zone’

    01/16/2019 10:57:48 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 31 replies
    Texas Observer ^ | Jan 16, 2019 | by Gus Bova
    Trump's wall is headed for a 100-acre butterfly sanctuary in Texas. CBP officials are just now providing basic information to the refuge's leaders In mid-December, eight Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials met with the leaders of the National Butterfly Center, a private 100-acre nature and wildlife sanctuary set to be bisected by Trump’s border wall as soon as February. The group met atop an earthen river levee that runs through the refuge, the precise location of the proposed 30-foot wall. In a 2-hour conversation, officials revealed alarming new details about the wall’s environmental footprint and likely impact on tourism....
  • There are now 77 major or significant Walls built around the world, ... [Trump Tweet]

    01/16/2019 5:38:21 AM PST · by Moonman62 · 19 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1/16/19 | President Trump
    There are now 77 major or significant Walls built around the world, with 45 countries planning or building Walls. Over 800 miles of Walls have been built in Europe since only 2015. They have all been recognized as close to 100% successful. Stop the crime at our Southern Border! It is becoming more and more obvious that the Radical Democrats are a Party of open borders and crime. They want nothing to do with the major Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border. #2020!
  • Freshman Democrats Turn on Pelosi Over Border Wall, Seek Deal with Trump

    01/15/2019 8:47:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 15, 2019 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    Several freshman Democrat members of the new House of Representatives majority have turned on Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her steadfast refusal to fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the U.S. border with Mexico and are instead seeking for Democrats to cut a deal on the wall with Trump. The ongoing partial government shutdown, which affects a quarter of the federal government and is now the longest shutdown in the history of the United States, began late last year just before Christmas. It dragged through New Years into the new Congress, and Pelosi–after she won the Speakership vote after fending...
  • THE DEMOCRATS WILL NEVER AGREE TO A PERMANENT BORDER WALL BECAUSE.. [Vanity]

    01/15/2019 4:17:59 PM PST · by CivilWarBrewing · 23 replies
    Free Republic ^ | January 15, 2019 | CivilWarBrewing
    THE DEMOCRATS DON'T WANT A BORDER WALL BECAUSE A WALL IS PERMANENT AND CANNOT BE UNDONE BY A FUTURE DEMOCRAT PRESIDENT!! The Democrats will ONLY AGREE to "border security" that can be UNDONE BY A FUTURE DEMOCRAT PRESIDENT such as drones, sensors or other 'virtual wall' technologies THAT (UNLIKE A WALL) CAN BE UNDONE OVERNIGHT. The Democrats' motive is as SIMPLE AS THAT, PEOPLE.
  • MR. PRESIDENT, DECLARE A NATIONAL SECURITY EMERGENCY

    01/15/2019 2:09:17 PM PST · by Twotone · 25 replies
    Root For America ^ | January 15, 2018 | Wayne Root
    Mohammed Ali once said, “It ‘aint bragging if you can back it up.” I’m not bragging. I’m proudly reporting facts. The first political commentator in the country to suggest President Trump should bypass Congress and use Executive Action to declare a “National Security Emergency” and grab the funds from other government agencies to fund the wall was… Yours truly- this proud conservative warrior and RJ columnist. My column was published in the Las Vegas Review Journal back on Sunday November 18th. In advance of publication, I was the keynote speaker for the Wyoming GOP annual dinner on Friday November 16th....
  • Trump’s Visit To Texas Proved How Effective Border Walls Can Be

    01/15/2019 6:17:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 15, 2019 | Lt Gov. Dan Patrick
    Here in Texas, we know that border walls are effective. President Trump saw that firsthand on Thursday, but the ones who really need to see it are the Democrats.The President has shown incredible fortitude in holding out to get us the 234 miles of barriers that law enforcement professionals tell us are necessary to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.I was proud to welcome him to Texas when he came to tour an existing section of the border wall. I only wish he had been here to celebrate Democrats in Congress doing the right thing and providing the funding to build the...
  • Trump's Shutdown Trap?

    01/15/2019 6:05:56 AM PST · by captaincaveman · 107 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 15, 2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Has President Trump suckered Democrats and the Deep State into a trap that will enable a radical downsizing of the federal bureaucracy? In only 5 more days of the already-“longest government shutdown in history” (25 days and counting, as of today), a heretofore obscure threshold will be reached, enabling permanent layoffs of bureaucrats furloughed 30 days or more.
  • Democrats boycott White House border security meeting

    01/15/2019 9:15:28 AM PST · by Innovative · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan. 15, 2019 | Brooke Singman
    Congressional Democrats on Tuesday rejected President Trump's invitation to a lunch meeting at the White House to discuss border security, in the latest sign that both sides of the government shutdown standoff remain entrenched in their positions with no compromise in sight. A senior administration official told Fox News that the president had invited Democrats to join his lunch with members of Congress in the Roosevelt Room shortly after noon. But moments before the session, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that nobody took them up on the offer. "The President has a proposal on the...
  • Have You Called Your Congressman Yet? Build the wall!

    01/15/2019 8:45:39 AM PST · by Albion Wilde · 58 replies
    U.S. House of Representatives ^ | January 15, 2019 | Albion Wilde
    FRiends, call your U.S. Representative today! Whether Democrat or Republican, all Congresspersons need to hear from the people in their Districts. Keep it short: We need the wall. Approve the funding. The Democratic Party has approved more than enough funding in the past, so quit playing politics with the People's security. Don't know your District or Rep? There's a link for your Congressional District in the thread.
  • Trump won't "budge even 1 inch" on border wall funding, source says

    01/14/2019 11:14:31 AM PST · by Innovative · 84 replies
    CNN ^ | Jn. 14, 2019 | Jeremy Diamond
    President Trump declines to answer a final question from the press as he departs the White House Jan. 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump is digging in his heels on his demand for a border wall, telling aides and allies that he believes he is winning the battle for public support. Over the last 24 hours, Trump has privately touted a Washington Post-ABC News poll indicating that public support for a border wall has increased to 42% from 34% last year, a source familiar with his comments told CNN.
  • Walls Work and Belong in any Comprehensive Immigration Policy

    01/14/2019 9:16:25 AM PST · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2019 | Terry Paulson
    In 2006, the Secure Fence Act, supported by Senators Obama, Clinton, and Schumer along with 23 other Democrats, was passed. Congress supported a border wall under Presidents Clinton and Bush. So the only answer as to why Democrats balk at supporting President Trump’s funding request is politics. The National Border Patrol Council, in an April survey, found that an overwhelming 89% of America’s frontline Border Patrol agents support building President Trump’s fence along the U.S./Mexico border.Those closest to the problem see a wall system in strategic locations as a necessary piece of the border security puzzle. Some facts stand out....
  • Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley Tells Trump—But Not to His Face—That He Has ‘a Dark and Evil Heart’

    01/13/2019 8:22:13 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 13, 2019 | 6:22 PM EST | CNSNews.com Staff
    Speaking from the Senate floor on Tuesday, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D.-Ore.) told President Donald Trump that he has “a dark and evil heart.” “You, Mr. President, have created a crisis, a humanitarian crisis,” Merkley said. “The arrivals on the border are not the crisis; it is your hardened heart, your dark and evil heart, your war on children; the deliberate strategy of inflicting trauma on children in order to send a message of deterrence, a political message of deterrence,” he said. Merkley also said Trump had created “internment camps” for children. …
  • Women For Trump! (Women going to Washington to support President Trump on the wall)

    01/13/2019 7:08:17 PM PST · by aquila48 · 17 replies
    Email ^ | Jan 13, 2019 | Amy K
    I just wanted to give you an update and let you know that we are on for Tuesday at 11:15 AM (due to the snowstorm). We will meet Monday night for an impromptu meetup at Trump International at 7PM. Join us if you are in town. Then Tuesday morning we will have our press conference and then visit Capitol HIll to speak with our Congressmen and Senators...including Madam Pelosi! This has been an overwhelming and expensive task, so we really need your support. I am so grateful for those that have already contributed. Thank YOU! We will be sending out...
  • The Latest: Graham says Trump isn’t giving in on border wall

    01/13/2019 6:06:59 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 37 replies
    Tribtown.com ^ | 1/13/19 8:14 PM
    <p>10:15 a.m.</p> <p>A Donald Trump ally says the president isn’t giving in on his demands for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — the issue that’s led to a partial government shutdown now in its 23rd day.</p> <p>Sen. Lindsey Graham says he encouraged Trump during a telephone conversation Sunday to reopen government for a short period to try to negotiate a deal with Democrats to end the impasse.</p>
  • CA: One dead, 12 hospitalized in 'mass casualty' fentanyl overdose incident

    01/13/2019 12:22:10 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jan 13, 2019
    Police in Northern California responded to a "mass casualty overdose" situation on Saturday that resulted in one death and a dozen people hospitalized. Authorities said that the incident was caused by exposure to the deadly opioid fentanyl, which also affected two responding officers, according to NBC News. Mike O'Brien, a police captain in Chico, Calif., said at a news conference that four of the victims were in critical condition. "Certainly there's potential for additional fatalities," O'Brien said. "I want to emphasize that."
  • Wall Impasse Frustrates Many Newly Elected House Democrats

    01/13/2019 9:35:21 AM PST · by Mariner · 45 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 13th, 2019 | By Natalie Andrews and Kristina Peterson
    WASHINGTON—As the partial government shutdown stretches on, some House Democrats have grown concerned by what they see as the absence of a clear strategy from party leaders over how to end it. Some newly elected Democrats are increasingly frustrated that they are taking complaints from angry constituents without having a mapped-out plan to end the partial shutdown—which became the longest in modern history over the weekend. Many believe they were elected to Congress to try to end its dysfunction and had hoped to be reaching a bipartisan compromise over border security to reopen the government. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.,...