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Green Energy Companies Aren’t Backing the Green New Deal

A number of renewable energy executives and leaders have not completely embraced the Green New Deal, fearing the divisive proposal would cause more harm than good. Despite a seemingly huge benefit to their bottom line if the resolution were to be implemented, numerous executives working in the renewable energy sector expressed reservations when speaking to Reuters about the Green New ...

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Stacey Abrams’ Nonprofit Slapped With IRS Complaint

FACT, an ethics watchdog group, has filed a complaint with the IRS against Fair Fight Action, a nonprofit organization lead by Stacey Abrams.  FACT claims Fair Fight is violating its tax-exempt status by promoting Abrams political career instead of solely focusing on its stated goal of promoting voting rights.  After losing her 2018 gubernatorial bid, Abrams has openly considered a ...

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Remittances to Countries Sending Many Illegal Immigrants Hit A Record $120 Billion

Foreign nationals from three Central American countries that send some of the highest numbers of illegal immigrants into the U.S. are sending back a record amount of money into their home countries. Immigrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras sent back a record $120 billion in remittances this decade, according to an immigration expert who spoke to the Washington Examiner. ...

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Paul Ryan Just Landed A Brand New Gig

Paul Ryan financial CHOICE Act

Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Tuesday was named a board member of Fox Corporation, the new parent company of Fox News. Per a press release from the company, Ryan will be one of seven board of directors. He will serve alongside Rupert Murdoch, the founder of Fox, and Lachlan Murdoch, the company’s chief executive and chairman. News of ...

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Trump Donates $100,000 Of His Salary To Help Fund Immigration Enforcement

President Donald Trump announced that he is donating $100,000 of his salary to the Department of Homeland Security, following a promise he made before entering office. While the press doesn’t like writing about it, nor do I need them to, I donate my yearly Presidential salary of $400,000.00 to different agencies throughout the year, this to Homeland Security. If I ...

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George W Bush Calls Legal Immigration A ‘Blessing And A Strength’

Former Republican President George W. Bush called immigration a “blessing” and a “strength” while speaking at his presidential center in Dallas. “America’s elected representatives have a duty to regulate who comes in and when,” the 43rd president said Monday during a naturalization ceremony at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, an event that included dozens of newly minted U.S. citizens. “In ...

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Border Crossings To Reach Highest Levels In Over A Decade, Nielsen Warns

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen pushed back against claims that the U.S.-Mexico border crisis is “manufactured” and warned that crossings are on track to reach levels not seen in over 10 years. “I want to cut through the politics today to tell you loud and clear: There is no ‘manufactured’ crisis at our southern border. There is a real-life humanitarian and security ...

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The Amount Of Meth Pouring Across The US Southern Border Is Skyrocketing

Law enforcement officials are confiscating substantially larger amounts of methamphetamine as Mexican drug cartels increasingly push the drug into U.S. markets. A drug-tracking system from the Drug Enforcement Administration indicate that a total of 347,807 law-enforcement meth seizures were submitted to various labs across the country in 2017, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The number is a whopping ...

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Trump To Close Immigration Offices In Other Countries To Save Money

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The Trump administration is preparing to trim its budget by closing down numerous immigration offices around the world, a move that will likely make it harder for foreign nationals to relocate to the United States. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will shutter nearly two dozen international field offices in the coming months “in an effort to maximize our agency’s ...

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Mike Pompeo Tells Embassy In Venezuela To Come Home

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that he is pulling remaining U.S. embassy staffers from Venezuela because of the country’s worsening situation. “The U.S. will withdraw all remaining personnel from [the Caracas embassy] this week, Pompeo tweeted late Monday night. “This decision reflects the deteriorating situation in [Venezuela] as well as the conclusion that the presence of U.S. ...

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Trump Will Strip California Of Its Ability To Regulate CO2 From Cars

The Trump administration is done trying to negotiate with California, and will move forward with plans to revoke the state of its authority to set tougher fuel efficiency standards. “At this point, we have to move to finalize,” Andrew Wheeler, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), stated in a Monday interview with the Washington Examiner. “We don’t have time ...

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Half Of All US Troops At The Southern Border Could Be Leaving This Month

A Pentagon spokesman revealed that the number of U.S. troops deployed at the southern border could be cut in half by the end of March. As of early March, there were roughly 4,000 troops placed on the U.S.-Mexico border. Around 1,100 are currently assisting with work on mobile surveillance cameras, another 1,850 are assisting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Trashes Ronald Reagan: Pitted White Americans Against Brown And Black Americans

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Saturday that former President Ronald Reagan used certain rhetoric to pit white working class Americans against brown and black working class Americans. “A perfect example of how special interests and the powerful have pitted white working class Americans against brown and black working class Americans is Reaganism in the ’80s when he started talking about welfare queens,” ...

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Trump To Request An Additional $8.6 Billion To Complete Border Wall

Border Wall Construction 2018

President Donald Trump will ask Congress for an additional $8.6 billion for wall construction on the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that will likely set up another fierce battle over border security funding. The president is expected to roll out his 2020 budget proposal Monday, which will include billions more than his previous demand for wall funding. The budget will request ...

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California Governor Declares There’s No ‘National Emergency’ In Border Town With A Wall

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a major critic of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, visited a border town with a wall and declared there was no “national emergency.” WATCH: I’m at our border today where there is no “national emergency.” San Ysidro is the busiest border crossing in the Western Hemisphere. It’s a region of economic vibrancy — of trade ...

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