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Trump’s EPA Finalizes Plan To Repeal And Replace Obama-Era Coal Plant Regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its plan to repeal and replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. EPA replaced the Clean Power Plan with the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, which requires coal plants to become more efficient. “ACE is an important step towards realigning EPA actions so they are consistent with the rule of law,” a former EPA official ...

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Ilhan Omar Claims ‘Alien’ Is Offensive Word Used By Trump To Abuse Immigrants

In a series of tweets, Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar claimed no individual is an “alien,” and that the word is used by President Donald Trump to justify human rights abuses. “No one is an ‘alien.’ This is family separation on a massive scale,” Omar tweeted on Tuesday. “Dehumanizing immigrants and tearing apart families will not make us any stronger. ...

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Trump’s Fourth Of July Plans Include Air Force One Flyover: Report

Air Force One

President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July celebration will include Air Force One flying the National Mall, according to sources aware of the plans. The Fourth of July celebratory events, dubbed “A Salute To America” by the president, are intended to replicate France’s Bastille Day celebration that Trump witnessed in 2017, sources told The Washington Post. The sources said that the ...

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Ocasio-Cortez’s Wealthy Chief Of Staff Avoids Disclosing His Finances

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s wealthy chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, did not file a disclosure revealing his net worth and outside income earned in 2018, despite the congresswoman having the legal means to compel him to do so. Chakrabarti cofounded two PACs — Brand New Congress and Justice Democrats — that were instrumental to the New York Democrat’s electoral rise. The ...

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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination As Domestic Violence Incidents Surface

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan confronted past domestic violence issues within his family on Monday and Tuesday as he decided to withdraw from going through with the nomination process. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Shanahan would not be going through with being nominated as Defense Secretary, stating that Shanahan wished to “devote more time with his family.” Trump wished ...

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Border Patrol Agent Offers To Give Ocasio-Cortez A Personal Tour Of Detention Facility After ‘Disgusting’ Holocaust Comparison

The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council extended Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a personal invitation to tour a detention facility after she claimed that the U.S. government is “running concentration camps on our southern border” to hold illegal immigrants. “She needs to come down here, I’ll offer to show her myself the area,” Art Del Cueto, ...

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Eric Swalwell Talked About Gun Control In Front Of The NRA. Here’s How It Went

Democratic California Rep. Eric Swalwell, a 2020 hopeful, reiterated his gun control agenda in front of the National Rifle Association’s headquarters Monday, and the organization hit back by mocking the event’s turnout. Swalwell covered key points of his plan, which include an assault-style gun “buyback” program, where owners are forced to turn in their weapons, keep them in third-party gun ...

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Harris: History Has Already Shown What Happens When Governments Round People Up ‘By Ethnic Group’

2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris suggested President Donald Trump’s plan to deport “millions” of illegal immigrants targets a specific ethnic group. “Mass deportations are cruel and violate our values,” Harris said in a tweet Tuesday. “As this president rips more families apart, let’s remember that history has already shown us what happens when governments begin rounding people up by ethnic ...

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Trump Officials Deny Census Conspiracy In Closed Door Congressional Testimony

Senior Trump administration officials involved with preparations for the 2020 census denied the existence of a partisan conspiracy to add a citizenship question to the census form during closed-door testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The denials come as congressional Democrats and civil rights groups allege that administration aides covertly worked with the White House and a ...

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Mexico Braces For Sudden Influx Of Illegal Immigrants Under Trump Deal |

Mexico Braces For Sudden Influx Of Illegal Immigrants Under Trump Deal Jason Hopkins on June 18, 2019 Mexican government officials are bracing to accept more illegal migrants than they likely can handle in order to meet their end of a deal with the Trump administration. As many as 70,000 illegal immigrants in the U.S. are expected to be sent to ...

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Watch: President Trump Kicks-Off 2020 Re-Election Bid with Florida MAGA Rally – 6-18-19

President Donald Trump hosted a Make America Great Again Rally Tuesday evening in Orlando, Florida, during which he officially began his re-election campaign ahead of the 2020 vote. Planners are expecting a capacity crowd which could mean up to 20,000 spectators, depending upon configuration, inside and thousands more in an overflow crowd outside. Video Streams of President Trump’s MAGA Rally ...

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Manafort To Avoid Time At Rikers Following Letter From Top DOJ Official

Paul Manafort

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was reportedly headed for Rikers Island to await trial on the state level in New York.  Instead, he will be held in a federal facility following a letter from a Department of Justice higher-up, reported The New York Times Monday. Rikers Island is one of the most notorious jails in the country. Former Trump ...

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State Department Identified 30 Security Incidents Related To Hillary’s Email Server

The State Department identified at least 30 separate security breaches during its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, the agency recently disclosed. In a letter to Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, a State Department official said that at least 15 State Department employees were responsible for 23 violations and seven security infractions related to Clinton’s server. The ...

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Poll Suggests Texas Is Heading Towards A 2020 Showdown

Only half of the registered voters in Texas currently support casting a ballot for President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, according to a University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll released Monday. The poll shows Trump neck-and-neck in the Lone Star state with a generic Democrat candidate. Accordingly, 39% of registered voters said they would “definitely” vote to reelect the president, ...

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Trump’s Immigration Czar Pick Rips Into Sanctuary Cities: ‘Un-American’

President Donald Trump’s pick to for “immigration czar” penned a scathing op-ed that rips apart the arguments immigrant-rights groups use to defend sanctuary city policies. Tom Homan — a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under the Trump administration, and the president’s pick to for immigration czar — published an op-ed on Monday that shoots down many ...

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