The President Declares a National Emergency Seeking Funds for Southern Border Wall

Citing a humanitarian crisis on the southern border, President Trump declared a national emergency yesterday from the White House. The declaration would allow the President to repurpose funds for the construction of a border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The federal government shut down for a record 34 days over December and January […]

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Arizona to Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Lawmakers in Arizona are looking to declare pornography a public health crisis. State Representative Michelle Udall, R-Mesa, introduced a bill that says pornography “perpetuates a sexually toxic environment that damages all areas of our society. “Like the tobacco industry, the pornography industry has created a public health crisis. Pornography is used pervasively, even by minors,” […]

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Longtime Trump Associate Roger Stone Indicted and Arrested

A longtime associate of President Donald Trump’s, Roger Stone, has been indicted and arrested, charged with obstruction of an investigation, making false statements to the FBI and witness tampering. Stone was arrested in a pre-dawn raid at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, last Friday. Stone appeared before the House Intelligence Committee in September 2017 […]

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President Trump Offers Protections for DREAMERs, Other Immigrants in Exchange for Border Wall

President Donald Trump put forth a new proposal in an effort to end a government shutdown that entered its fifth week yesterday. At the heart of the stalemate is the President’s demand for funding for a wall along the southern border, which he says will impede migrants’ crossing into the U.S. illegally. Democrats have blocked […]

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FBI Reportedly Investigated Whether President Trump Worked for Russia

The FBI reportedly opened an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has worked for the Russian government against U.S. national security interests. The investigation sought to ascertain whether Mr. Trump was “knowingly working for Russia or had unwittingly fallen under Moscow’s influence.” The revelation was first reported by The New York Times. According to The […]

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President Trump Addresses the Nation, Calls Situation at the Border Humanitarian Crisis

President Trump, in a live address to the nation, portrayed the impasse that has shut down the government as a humanitarian crisis. “In the last two years, [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] officers made 266,000 arrests of aliens with criminal records including those charged or convicted of 100,000 assaults, 30,000 sex crimes, and 4,000 violent killings,” […]

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Little Progress in Negotiations as Shutdown Enters Third Week

A meeting yesterday between White House senior officials and congressional staff “did not make much progress,” according to the White House, as the impasse that has caused parts of the federal government to shut down enters its third week. “We didn’t make much progress at the meeting, which was surprising to me,” said White House […]

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President Trump Visits Troops In Surprise Trip to Iraq

President Donald Trump made his first visit to a combat zone Wednesday, visiting U.S. troops at the Al Asad Air Base in Al Anbar Province in Iraq. About 100 U.S. servicemen and women greeted the President and First Lady Melania Trump with a standing ovation at Al Asad’s dining facility. Many soldiers were wearing red […]

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Government Shutdown Likely to Extend Into 2019

President Donald Trump said he was not sure when the government would be open but said the government would but vowed not to reopen it until Congress approves funding for a wall along America’s southern border with Mexico. The President made the comments when speaking with reporters on Christmas Day after a video teleconference with […]

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