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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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Meadows: ‘I Don’t Support’ Immigration Deal, ‘I Expect’ Trump to Sign It

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” House Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) expressed opposition to the immigration deal reached by the conference committee and said he expects the president to sign it and then take some executive action. Meadows stated, “I don’t support it, and I don’t like it. … I can tell you, it’s just not only a bad deal for the president, ultimately, I expect him to sign it and keep the government open as a vehicle. But if he does that, then…

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Meadows: I Expect Trump ‘to Take Some Kind of Executive Action’ if He Doesn’t Get Wall Funding

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” House Freedom Caucus chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) said he expected President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency” to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress does not reach a deal before Friday’s deadline to stop a government shutdown. Meadows said, “What we’re seeing with these negotiations going on, I don’t know that they’re real serious about reaching a compromise. I mean, they’ve met twice in almost two weeks now.” He continued, “I think we need the make sure our border is…

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Exclusive—Mo Brooks: Trump ‘Ought to Declare a National Emergency,’ Build the Wall, Save American Lives

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday that President Donald J. Trump ought to declare a national emergency as well as deploy the military to the southern border to save American lives from the deleterious effects of illegal immigration. During a Tuesday House Armed Services Committee hearing with Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood, Rood confirmed to Brooks that President Trump could use United States Code 10 (USC) § 284 to build a wall along the border using the military. Brooks joins a growing…

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Mark Meadows Re-Elected Chairman of House Freedom Caucus

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), a strong conservative and ally of President Donald Trump’s in Congress, was re-elected by his fellow House Freedom Caucus members as Chairman of that organization on Monday. Meadows, who is the group’s second chairman since its founding in 2015, has taken the Caucus to new levels that its also powerful first chairman Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) did not yet reach in the first two years. Meadows has leveraged the Freedom Caucus’s 40-something votes to punish the establishment in Washington during big picture negotiations, fighting to ensure…

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House Passes Stop-Gap Spending Bill, Ending Government Shutdown

The House passed a stop-gap spending bill on Friday, sending the bill to President Donald J. Trump’s desk and ending the longest government shutdown in American history. The bill will fund the government through February 15. Trump agreed to end the shutdown by means of a three-week spending bill giving congressional leaders more time to negotiate on a potential compromise that would fund the president’s proposed wall along America’s southern border. The Senate passed its spending bill earlier Friday afternoon by voice vote and sent the bill to the House.…

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Mark Meadows: ‘Executive Action Very Much’ Under Consideration if Congress Cannot Secure the Border

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) said in a statement on Friday that if Congress fails to find a solution to America’s border security problem, “executive action” is still “very much under consideration.” President Trump announced on Friday that he has struck a deal with congressional leaders to re-open the government for three weeks, which will allow Republicans and Democrats to negotiate a more permanent solution to America’s border security problem. Trump also said that Congress will commission a bipartisan conference committee to find a bipartisan compromise to solving…

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GOP/Dems Consider DACA Amnesty-for-Wall Deal Backed by Billionaire Donors

A handful of Republican and Democrat lawmakers are continuing to tout a plan that gives amnesty to nearly a million illegal aliens in exchange for some amount of funding for President Trump’s proposed border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), as well as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Democrats such as Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) have signaled that they are at least open to granting amnesty to at least 800,000 illegal aliens who are enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program…

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Meadows: Many House GOPers Would Encourage Trump to Accept $2.5 Billion for Wall

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” House Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) said the “vast majority” of House Republicans understand there might be a compromise on the amount of border wall funding, and “a number of Republican members” would encourage the president to accept a deal offering around $2.5 billion for wall funding. Meadows said, “Certainly, the vast majority of Republican members of the conference understand that there may be a compromise between 5.7 billion and 1.6, or wherever the number may be. But as we’re looking at…

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Shutdown Imminent: Congress Adjourns Until After Funding Deadline

Congressional leaders said late Friday there will be no new House or Senate votes on Friday evening, meaning the federal government is heading into a partial shutdown at midnight for the third time in President Donald Trump’s presidency. Both the House and the Senate have adjourned until noon on Saturday, ensuring that a partial government shutdown will hit the federal government just days before Christmas as Democrats on Capitol Hill resist funding for border security – particularly a wall. The impasse comes as President Trump pushes for $5 billion in…

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