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Mexico Steps Up Illegal Immigration Enforcement After Trump’s Tariff Threat

The Mexican government is showing signs of increased illegal immigration enforcement and cooperation with their U.S. counterparts following President Donald Trump’s tariff threats. Around 200 Mexican law enforcement officials blocked a U.S.-bound caravan on Wednesday. The caravan, made up of about 1,000 Central American migrants, was heading north on a highway near the town of Metapa. Mexican police and immigration ...

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Veterans In The Bronx Say Ocasio-Cortez Is Neglecting Local Issues, ‘She Cares More About Beating Up On Trump’

The two military veterans who said they walked out of a private meeting with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say the Democratic congresswoman is neglecting local issues in favor of “beating up on Trump and the Republicans.” Vietnam veteran and treasurer of Bronx Community Board 11 Silvio Mazzella told the Daily Caller News Foundation that the May 29 board meeting ...

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NYT Reporter: Christopher Steele Worried He’ll Be ‘Thrown Under The Bus’

Christopher Steele will meet with Justice Department investigators out of concern he will be “thrown under the bus” in a probe of the FBI’s handling of the dossier, a New York Times reporter said. “He is incredibly concerned, maybe obsessed, that this investigation is going to throw him under the bus,” Matthew Rosenberg, a national security reporter for The Times, ...

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75 Years Later, These D-Day Vets Remember

It’s been 75 years since American troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, in the largest land, sea and air invasion in history. D-Day gave the Allies a long-awaited foothold in Europe, and its success led to the continent’s liberation and the end of World War II. About 160,000 men took part in the June 6, 1944, invasion, about half ...

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GOP Divided On Trump’s Mexico Tariff Threat

Republicans in the House and Senate appear divided in their reaction to President Donald Trump’s threats to slap Mexico with incremental tariffs. “There is not much support in my conference for tariffs, that’s for sure,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel said Tuesday after a closed-door lunch between administration staffers and GOP senators, where White House deputy counsel Pat Philbin and ...

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Politicians Are Calling For A Ban On Silencers. Here’s What You Need To Know

Law enforcement officials recovered a silencer from the scene of Friday’s deadly shooting in Virginia Beach. Several politicians have since called for outright bans on private possession of the devices. Here are key facts about suppressors/silencers. Politicians are calling for a ban on silencers after a disgruntled Virginia Beach, Virginia, city employee used one while gunning down 12 co-workers. It ...

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Virginia Gov Northam Recalls Lawmakers To Pass Gun Control After Shooting

Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he is recalling Virginia lawmakers for a special summer session to reconsider gun control measures. He told reporters the legislation is necessary to prevent shootings like the May 31 Virginia Beach tragedy, where a disgruntled city worker gunned down 12 co-workers before police fatally shot him. “We have failed to act on gun violence,” ...

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ICE arrests 23 gang members, associates during Houston operation targeting MS-13

HOUSTON — Special agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Houston – along with various federal, state and local law enforcement agencies – arrested 23 gang members and gang associates during a 26-day surge operation targeting MS-13 gang members in the Houston area, which ended May 31. Thirteen of those arrested during this operation are confirmed MS-13 gang members or gang ...

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Texas AG Ken Paxton Sues San Antonio Over Chick-Fil-A Ban

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a petition on Monday suing San Antonio to obtain records after the city council banned Chick-fil-A from the San Antonio International Airport over “anti-LGBTQ behavior.” “The City of San Antonio claims that it can hide documents because it anticipates being sued,” Paxton said in a statement. “But we’ve simply opened an investigation using the ...

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Gillibrand Begins Fundraising Off Of Chris Wallace’s ‘Not Very Polite’ Comment

Chris Wallace scolded Democratic New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for criticizing Fox News while appearing on the network and his condemnation has become the presidential hopeful’s new rallying cry. In addition to adding “Not ‘very polite.’” to her twitter bio on Monday, Gillibrand’s campaign began selling a $20 canvas tote bag adorned with the phrase “Frankly, not very polite.” “Ever ...

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More Bronx Community Board Members Come Forward To Affirm Military Vets Walked Out Of AOC Meeting

Two attendees of Bronx Community Board 11, including the board’s chairman and district manager, say that military veterans Silvio Mazzella and Anthony Vitaliano walked out of a private meeting with Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Ocasio-Cortez reportedly held a closed-door meeting with her constituency in the Bronx Wednesday, where two military veterans allegedly walked out on account of the ...

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Federal Judge Rejects Democrats’ Attempt to Block Border Wall Funding

A federal judge in Washington, D.C. rejected Monday House Democrats’ request to block President Donald Trump from transferring appropriated funds for use to build additional sections of the wall on the U.S. – Mexico border. Judge Trevor McFadden, a Trump appointee, said that Congress should use the tools it has instead of drawing the court into a food fight between ...

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House Democrats To Hold Barr, Ross In Contempt Of Congress

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The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced Monday it will vote on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress, Politico reports. The announcement comes as both Barr and Ross refuse to provide documents in regards to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. “Unfortunately, your actions are part of a pattern,” Maryland ...

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