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Funds For America’s Border Wall Denied In House Spending Bills

Two separate House spending bills deny President Donald Trump any funds for the southern border wall’s construction, according to drafts released Monday by the Appropriations Committee. The bills total more than $300 billion in spending and allocate funds for military construction and the Department of Veterans Affairs as well as to the Department of Homeland Security. Out of the $10.1 ...

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Arizona Officials Praise Border Wall During Trump’s Visit

Several federal and local Arizona officials praised President Donald Trump’s border wall for reducing undocumented immigrant crossings during his Tuesday visit. “You’re the only president in my 23-year career that has actually come down to the border multiple times to look at — assess what actually needs to be done,” president of the National Border Patrol Council Brandon Judd said ...

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Watch: President Trump Participates in a Roundtable Briefing on Border Security

President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable briefing on border security in Yuma, Arizona, on Tuesday. The event is scheduled to begin at 11:20 am MST. Content created by Conservative Daily News and some content syndicated through CDN is available for re-publication without charge under the Creative Commons license. Visit our syndication page for details and requirements.

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Walls Work: Border Patrol Agents Stop Meth Smuggling Attempt at Border Wall

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working near downtown Calexico arrested three individuals suspected of smuggling narcotics Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred at approximately 2 p.m., when agents observed a 40-year-old man and 43-year-old woman approached the U.S. / Mexico international border fence, approximately half a mile east of the Calexico West Port of Entry.  An agent observed ...

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Democrats Asking Trump Administration to Stop Border Wall Construction During Coronavirus

Nearly 100 Democrats in Congress are urging the Trump administration to halt construction on the U.S.-Mexico border wall during the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 91 Democrats in the House and Senate have signed onto a letter addressed to key members of the Trump administration, requesting that “all border wall construction halt immediately.” Not only has border construction continued amid ...

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The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Not Stopping Border Wall Construction

Progress on the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico has continued unabated, despite a worldwide pandemic that has halted most other functions of daily life. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is moving ahead with construction projects along the U.S. Mexico border — doling out contracts and allowing companies to put up fencing — despite growing calls among Democrats to ...

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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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