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Prosecutions Of Illegal Border Jumpers Surged In April After Sessions Issued ‘Zero Tolerance’ Order

  by Will Racke Criminal prosecutions of people arrested trying to cross the southwest border illegally surged in April, following an order from Attorney General Jeff Sessions that adopted a “zero tolerance” policy for unlawful entry. Federal prosecutors accepted 8,298 unlawful entry case referrals from Customs and Border Protection in April, about 30 percent more than the 6,368 they took ...

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Updated: President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Tuesday, June 5, 2018

President Donald Trump will meet with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley then have lunch with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. In the afternoon, the president will participate in the “Celebration of America” then he will meet with members of Congress. President Trump will then sign S. 292 – The Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2018. President ...

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FDA proposes modernization of drug review office

Scott Gotlieb

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. said in a statement that the proposed modernization of the Food and Drug Administration‘s Drug Review Office will give their clinicians and scientists more time, better tools and greater support to advance the clinical and regulatory principles that the FDA uses to evaluate new drugs for safety and efficacy. “One principal aim of these proposed changes ...

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Updated: President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, June 4, 2018

*this post was updated to add the late-announced White House press briefing President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community then have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Later, the president will meet with World Economic Forum founder and chairman Klaus Schwab. Then, the president and first lady will ...

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President Donald Trump slams “The Resistance” in his weekly address 6/2/18 [video + transcript]

President Donald Trump lambasted Senate Democrats who have held up his nominees and border security agenda under the illogical idea that they are “the resistance.” “They’ve blocked every effort to close deadly loopholes, to keep out vicious criminals, and to stop the flow of illegal immigrants and drugs,” Trump says in the address. “These actions are endangering our citizens, threatening ...

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Trump Effect: Second Quarter GDP Forecast at 4.8% – besting Obama predictions


The Trump economy is not only growing, but accelerating according to the newest forecast from the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow model. The forecast sees consumer spending growth and private fixed investment growth increased from 3.4 percent and 4.6 percent, respectively, to 3.5 percent and 5.4 percent, respectively based on the May employment report, the construction spending report, and the Manufacturing ISM ...

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Trump Appoints New Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser

Douglas Fears - Doug Fears

President Donald Trump appointed a new Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor Friday to replace Tom Bossert who was fired in April. According to a statement by the White House, Trump chose Rear Admiral Douglas Fears to serve on the National Security Council which is led by National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton. “Doug Fears brings more than three decades of ...

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Watch: President Trump speaks at Coast Guard Change-of-Command ceremony [video + transcript]

President Donald Trump participates in a Coast Guard Change-of-Command ceremony Friday. Transcript of President Trump’s speech THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much, Secretary Nielsen.  Great job you’re doing.  That was a wonderful introduction and your leadership as the Coast Guard’s Service Secretary has been very much appreciated and respected.  Thank you very much.  Great job. Thank you as well to ...

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Trump slaps EU, Canada, Mexico with Aluminum tariffs, Steel restrictions

The Trump administration has worked for months to come to agreements to limit the dumping of aluminum and steel into the United States. While the U.S. has reached satisfactory trade agreements with a few nations on aluminum and steel imports, most will be hit with severe tariffs and restrictions beginning at Midnight Thursday night ending a 2-month exemption for those ...

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Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States [Full Text]

On January 19, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effect of imports of aluminum articles on the national security of the United States under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1862). In Proclamation 9704 of March 8, 2018 (Adjusting Imports of Aluminum Into the United ...

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