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Are Democrats Now Smart Enough To Support A Border Wall?

Now, after Democrats finally agreed with President Trump that flights from China must be prohibited from landing in the United States in order to keep coronavirus carriers from spreading the disease here; and now, understanding the value and importance of the presidential order to halt such flights; are Democrats smart enough to realize the wisdom of President Trump’s insistence on ...

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Trump Administration Doles Out $175 Million Contract For Border Wall Construction

The Trump administration announced a $175 million contract to build barriers along the southern Texas border in areas where no border wall previously existed. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced Monday that it has awarded a contract totaling $175,577 to build roughly 15 miles of border wall in the Rio Grande ...

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Democrats Feature American-Indian Tribe Known for Rampant Drug-Smuggling to Speak Against Border Wall

The Democratic-controlled House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on Wednesday regarding the southern border wall’s impact on the surrounding environment. One of the hearing’s featured speakers was Ned Norris, the chairman of the Tohono O’odham Nation, who spoke out adamantly against construction of the wall through his tribe’s lands. The tribe, however, is known among law enforcement for its ...

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Pentagon Shifts $3.8 Billion to Support Border Wall Construction

The Trump administration announced that it is reallocating $3.8 billion in weapons programs to support construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, upsetting lawmakers who argue the White House is sidestepping their authority. In a notice delivered to Congress on Thursday, the Pentagon announced it is shifting $2.2 billion from its base fiscal 2020 budget and $1.6 billion from the Overseas ...

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Clearing Begins in Arizona for NEW Border Wall Construction on Monument Hill

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TUCSON, Ariz. – The construction contractor has begun controlled blasting, in preparation for new border wall system construction, within the Roosevelt Reservation at Monument Mountain in the U.S. Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector. The controlled blasting is targeted and will continue intermittently for the rest of the month. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to have an environmental monitor present ...

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CBP Chief Confident That 450 Miles Of Border Wall Will Be Built By End Of 2020

Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), expressed deep confidence that the Trump administration would complete its goal 450 miles of new border wall by the end of the year. During a Monday appearance on Fox News, Morgan confirmed that he strongly believes the administration will be able to complete its stated goal of 450 miles of ...

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‘Walls Work’: DHS Celebrates 100 Miles Of New Border Wall

Leaders within the Department of Homeland Security visited the southern border near Yuma, Arizona on Friday, commemorating 100 completed miles of border wall.  Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of DHS, celebrated the milestone, and made the case that a “wall system” is an essential tool in managing illegal immigration.  Wolf was joined by Arizona GOP Sen. Martha McSally, the mayor ...

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DHS Chief Says $1.4 Trillion Spending Bill Will Help Build ‘Significant Amount Of Wall’

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said Thursday the $1.4 trillion spending package making its way through Congress will pay for an enormous amount of new barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border. The House of Representatives passed a $1.4 trillion spending package Tuesday, with days to go before the federal government would enter a shutdown. Included in the legislation is $1.375 ...

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‘Worked Exactly As Designed’: Border Patrol Responds To Viral Video Of Alien Climbing Border Wall

Viral footage of an illegal alien successfully scaling newly-built border wall appeared to reflect poorly on the effectiveness of the barrier, but a Border Patrol spokesman said the video only captured a fraction of the incident. Omar Ornelas, a photojournalist working out of Southern California, on Tuesday tweeted out a 38-second video of two men climbing a ladder up a ...

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President Trump Puts Jared Kushner In Charge Of Border Wall Construction: Report

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The president reportedly tapped his son-in-law Jared Kushner to lead the administration’s effort to complete hundreds of miles of border wall before the end of 2020. President Donald Trump, frustrated over a lack of progress, tapped Kushner, a White House senior adviser, to expedite work on the U.S.-Mexico border wall ahead of the 2020 election, The Washington Post reported Monday, ...

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‘Of Course’: Warren Says She Willing To Spend Taxpayer Money To Take Down Parts Of Border Wall

During Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said that she is willing to spend taxpayer money to remove parts of the southern border wall built under the Trump administration. Warren — who once called President Donald Trump’s border wall a “monument of hate and division” — was asked by a debate moderator if she would ask taxpayers to ...

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Trump Admin To Seize Private Land For Border Wall Construction: Report

The Trump administration is reportedly preparing to submit court filings to take over private land on the U.S.-Mexico border, allowing border wall construction to move forward. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met with administration and military officials on Friday, and discussed government takeover of private land along the Texas border, according to a report by NBC. Lt. Gen. Todd ...

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Trump Vetoes Second Resolution To End Border Emergency Declaration 

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Presidential Donald Trump vetoed a Congressional attempt to overturn his border emergency declaration, marking the second time he has vetoed such a resolution. “In short, the situation on our southern border remains a national emergency, and our Armed Forces are still needed to help confront it,” the president explained in a veto message published Tuesday night, while the top-ranking Democratic presidential ...

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Clinton-Appointed Judge Strikes Down Emergency Funding For Border Wall

A Texas federal judge ruled that President Donald Trump’s emergency funding for a southern border wall to be unlawful, the latest roadblock in the administration’s attempt to build hundreds of miles of new border wall. Judge David Briones, who was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, ruled on Friday ...

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