Supreme Court paves way for Trump administration to use military funds for border wall

The Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration on Friday in lifting a freeze backed by a lower court that had halted plans to use $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds for border wall construction. The decision, which split the bench along ideological lines, allows … Read More

Nancy Pelosi files lawsuit to block Trump border wall

Photo by: J. Scott Applewhite Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 4, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE ** House Democrats officially filed their … Read More

Trump border emergency survives as House veto override fails

President Donald Trump accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky, left, arrives for a Senate Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.  Photo: AP WASHINGTON The Democratic-led House failed Tuesday to override President Donald Trump’s first veto, … Read More

Pentagon authorizes up to $1B to start 57 miles of border wall construction

The Pentagon notified Congress late Monday that it authorized the transfer of up to $1 billion to erect 57 miles of “pedestrian fencing” along the U.S.-Mexico border in direct support of President Trump’s national emergency declaration from last month. The fencing, which will be 18 … Read More

Democrats struggle to address rising border apprehensions and counter Trump on immigration

WASHINGTON — Democrats who have railed against President Donald Trump’s national emergency as a manufactured crisis are facing a political dilemma as border apprehensions have spiked and are on pace for the highest level since 2008. Since Trump took office, congressional … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 8 March 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, It is Friday afternoon and as we’ve learned, big news often drops sometime in the evening.   There will probably be something that should have been addressed in the update, but was intentionally kept until the evening … Read More

U.S. House passes bill rejecting Trump’s border wall emergency

WASHINGTON In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, the House of Representatives on Tuesday brushed aside veto threats and passed legislation to terminate the emergency he declared at the U.S.-Mexico border in order to build a wall there. By … Read More

Border wall emergency boosts Trump re-election chances: Candace Owens

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Trump warns GOP senators ahead of emergency declaration vote Turning Point USA Communications Director Candace Owens discusses President Trump’s warning to Republicans ahead of the emergency declaration vote and how Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is questioning whether it’s okay for … Read More

Migrant caravans are proving we desperately need a border wall

Central American migrants taking part in a caravan to the USAFP/Getty Images The caravans were the big mistake that those who opposed the wall between Mexico and the US made. I was against the wall at first, for some good … Read More

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