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McCarthy: Trump Has Authority to Declare Emergency — ‘Thousands of Americans Are Dying’

On this weekend’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said President Donald Trump has the authority to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border because of the human trafficking and drugs moving across it. McCarthy said, “First of all, does the president have the authority and the answer is yes. Since 1976 when the law passed presidents have declared more than 60 emergencies.” He continued, “Yes, it’s a crisis and emergency along our border. First of all, think about the…

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Washington Post: Democrats Hid Their Border Security Wins from Trump

Democratic leaders directed their deputies on the 2019 border security panel to hide their negotiating victories from President Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post. The Post reported on the border deal: Democrats, privately, were amused but made a conscious decision not to gloat — concerned that if they celebrated what they considered a victory Thursday they might anger Trump enough to veto the deal. One conferee summarized the instructions from Democratic leaders: “Don’t poke the bear.” The Democrats followed the same ‘don’t gloat yet’ strategy in 2015 as they blocked then-House Speaker Paul…

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Veto-Proof Majority in Congress Sends Spending Bill to Trump

Congress passed a spending bill on Thursday with a veto-proof majority, sending the bill the president’s desk. Trump signaled he will declare a national emergency to build the wall. The House passed the spending bill, 300-128, featuring strong Democrat support for the bill and mixed Republican support. The spending bill contains $1.3 billion in wall funding. The Senate passed the spending bill earlier on Thursday, 83-16. Congress quickly moved to pass the bill after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke with President Trump, wherein Trump said that he will…

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Republicans Move Amendment Against Antisemitism Thru House — Unanimously

The House Republicans moved an amendment opposing antisemitism through the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, using an unusual parliamentary maneuver from the minority that rarely succeeds. It passed 424-0. The “motion to recommit” is rarely successful. Typically, it is a last-ditch effort by the minority party to make an amendment to another bill. In this case, Republicans offered an amendment to a House resolution against the U.S. supporting Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. The amendment declares that “[I]t is in the national security interest of the United States to…

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McCarthy: I View Immigration Deal ‘As a Down Payment’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered Overtime,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that he views the deal struck by the immigration conference committee “as a down payment,” but is still waiting to see the language of the bill. McCarthy said, “I am waiting to see what the language says. But the structure itself, Harris, you’ve got to think about this, just a few weeks ago, Nancy Pelosi said not — only $1 for the wall. The president is getting 55 new miles of wall and…

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House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel: Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Comments ‘Unacceptable’

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, condemned Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for tweeting anti-Semitic tropes Sunday evening, calling the freshman lawmaker’s comments about the role of so-called “Jewish money” in U.S. politics “shocking.” “Anti-Semitism in any form is unacceptable, and it’s shocking to hear a Member of Congress invoke the anti-Semitic trope of ‘Jewish money,’” Engel wrote in a statement Monday. “I fully expect that when we disagree on the Foreign Affairs Committee, we can debate policy on the merits and never question members’…

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Democrat Ilhan Omar Uses Anti-Jewish Smear About Money: ‘She Might as Well Call Us Hook-Nosed’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) launched a new antisemitic volley on Twitter on Sunday, accusing a pro-Israel group of buying influence in Congress, and referring to an offensive Jewish stereotype that even fellow critics of Israel found abhorrent. Omar began by re-tweeting Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of the Intercept, who has long been hostile to Israel. Greenwald had criticized House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (D-CA) for his comments to Breitbart News Saturday and other outlets, accusing Democrats of double standards in their reluctance to punish Omar and other Democrats for antisemitic rhetoric…

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Exclusive — Kevin McCarthy: Green New Deal Will Hurt Middle Class

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy predicted Democrats’ Green New Deal would hurt the middle class and isn’t based on science during a Breitbart News Saturday SiriusXM Patriot interview. Host and Breitbart News Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle asked McCarthy for his take on the Green New Deal, what it would do to the American economy, and the battle against socialism as a whole. “I hope your listeners are reading what this Green New Deal would do,” said McCarthy. “The damage it would do to the middle class, the damage it…

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Exclusive— Kevin McCarthy: If Pelosi Won’t Stand Up to Democrat Anti-Semitism, Republicans Will

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy painted Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s failure to reprimand anti-Semitic Democrats as “supportive” of them on Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM Patriot. Host and Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle asked McCarthy about the emergence of anti-semitic comments and actions among congressional Democrats. McCarthy has been working to get Democrats to stand up to some of their members making anti-Semitic comments. He pointed to “what some of the new Democrat members have been saying and attacking when it comes to people of the Jewish faith and others, it’s anti-semitic, their…

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Exclusive — Kevin McCarthy: GOP Aims to Force House Vote on Born Alive Abortion Survivor Bill

House Republicans have a plan to force a vote on the Born Alive Survivors Act, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Breitbart News radio SiriusXM 125 listeners Saturday. Show host and Breitbart News Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle interviewed McCarthy:  McCarthy explained Republican House members’ effort to force a vote on the Born Alive Survivors Act. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is the sponsor of the bill that was introduced in December 2017. He said Democrats have a “radically, calloused position about life.” He pointed specifically to a new late-term abortion bill in…

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