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Pollak: Trump Can Build ‘Wall’ Now, Despite States’ Lawsuit

President Donald Trump can likely begin building new sections of the border barrier, despite a federal lawsuit filed by California and 15 other states on Monday challenging the the national emergency declaration he issued Friday. The reason: only some — about $3.6 billion — of the roughly $8 billion Trump wants to spend on the barrier actually requires an emergency to be declared in order to be allocated. The rest, theoretically, can be spent regardless — especially the $1.4 billion Congress approved, though it is subject to some restrictions that may…

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Jim Carrey: Donald Trump’s Birth ‘The Real State of Emergency’

Actor Jim Carrey showed off his latest piece of politically-provocative artwork on Friday, declaring the birth of President Donald Trump the country’s “real state of emergency.” On Friday, Trump declared an official state of emergency over the migrant crisis at the southern border, a move that should allow him to bypass Congress to fund the construction of a border wall. “The real State of Emergency began in 1946 at the Jamaica Hospital in Queens, NY,” Carrey wrote, in reference to Trump’s birthplace.” Definitely not human.” The accompanying artwork shows two doctors…

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White House Confirms Donald Trump Has Signed Government Funding Bill

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Friday that the president has signed the bipartisan government funding bill. “No one claims the bill is perfect — far from it,” Sanders told reporters at the White House on Friday. She called the bill a “step in the right direction.” The news of the bill signing was confirmed in an official statement to reporters, as the event was closed to the press. The “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019” has been signed pic.twitter.com/8rhBOgsd4f — Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) February 15, 2019 Trump’s signature of the…

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Gavin Newsom to Trump on National Emergency at Border: ‘See You in Court’

California Governor Gavin Newsom responded Friday to President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to build a physical barrier there: “California will see you in court.” In a statement, Newsom said: President Trump is manufacturing a crisis and declaring a made-up ‘national emergency’ in order to seize power and subvert the constitution. This ’emergency’ is a national disgrace, and the blame lays solely at the feet of the President. Meanwhile, he plans to shutdown and divert funds used by California law enforcement that run counter-narcotics…

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President Donald Trump Honors Angel Moms During Emergency Declaration

President Donald Trump honored angel families during his Rose Garden emergency declaration Friday as he pointed to the deadly consequences of an unsecured border. The president highlighted “an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” “We have some of the greatest people I know, they’ve been with me from the beginning of my campaign, almost from the first week,” the president said as he turned attention to angel moms and families, some of whom were seated there in the Rose Garden…

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Beto O’Rourke: Tear Down Existing Border Wall

Former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX), the failed 2018 Senate Democrat nominee in Texas, said in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes at the border that he would tear down existing border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. Democrat Beto O’Rourke says he wants to knock down the existing border barriers on the southern border MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: “If you could, would you take the wall down now? Knock it down?” O’Rourke: “Yes, absolutely. I would take the wall down.” pic.twitter.com/0jYSc1kKh8 — Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) February 15, 2019…

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White House: Trump Will Sign Compromise Border Funding Bill, Declare National Emergency

President Donald Trump will sign the compromise package funding the government and declare a national emergency on the border, the White House confirmed on Thursday. “President Trump will sign the government funding bill, and as he has stated before, he will also take other executive action – including a national emergency – to ensure we stop the national security and humanitarian crisis at the border,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. Trump’s decision gets him 50 miles of new physical barrier construction on the Southern border…

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Angel Families March on Nancy Pelosi’s Office: ‘Build That Wall’

Angel families stormed into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office again Wednesday with calls to secure the U.S. southern border, but they were turned away yet again. Americans whose loved ones have been killed by illegal aliens flooded into the office with questions as to why their many requests for meetings with the Speaker went unanswered. Front office staff had little to offer in the way of an answer and wouldn’t give an idea of when so much as an aide would be available to meet with the families. Angel families…

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Donald Trump Watching for ‘Landmines’ in Compromise Funding Bill

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he was not ready to commit to signing the congressional compromise funding bill for border security until he read the final text. “We haven’t gotten it yet,” he confirmed. “We’ll be getting it and we’ll be looking for landmines because you could have that, it’s been known to happen before to people.”The president commented on the pending legislation as he met with the president and first lady of Columbia in the Oval Office. Earlier Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that the…

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Donald Trump Not Happy with Bipartisan Border Security Deal

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he was not impressed by the border security deal reached by bipartisan members of Congress but did not say whether he would sign it. “I have to study it. I’m not happy about it. It’s not doing the trick,” Trump said during a cabinet meeting at the White House when asked if he would sign the deal. According to reports, the compromise funding bill would only fund $1.375 billion for only 55 miles of physical border barriers and cap the level of detention beds for ICE.…

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