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Donald Trump: Ann Coulter ‘Wacky Nut Job’ for Border Wall Criticism

President Donald Trump on Saturday referred to prominent conservative author Ann Coulter as a “Wacky Nut Job” following months of criticism she has directed at him regarding the lack of progress building a U.S.-Mexico border wall. “Wacky Nut Job @AnnCoulter, who still hasn’t figured out that, despite all odds and an entire Democrat Party of Far Left Radicals against me (not to mention certain Republicans who are sadly unwilling to fight), I am winning on the Border,” the president tweeted. Wacky Nut Job @AnnCoulter, who still hasn’t figured out that, despite all odds…

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Job Creators Network Rebuts WSJ ‘Contorted Spin’ on Small Business Optimism

Job Creator’s Network slammed a report Monday for “contorted spin” on small business optimism, while citing nearly all CEOs of such businesses expect increased or equal revenues in 2019. “.@Vistage #SmallBusiness survey reported in today’s @WSJ is cast with some contorted spin, so let’s dive deeper,” JCN said of the Wall Street Journal report on a Vistage Worldwide survey of 765 small firms. Firms surveyed ranged from $1-20 million in annual revenue. The survey concluded before the end of the 35-day partial government shutdown that ran from late December into…

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White House: Fight for Border Barrier Funding ‘Ongoing’ Despite End to Shutdown

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump’s fight for the border barrier was ongoing, despite his decision to end the partial government shutdown for three weeks. Sanders urged the bipartisan committee of Democrats and Republicans to work out a deal on border security within three weeks. “The table has been perfectly set by the president in order for a good deal to come together where everybody gets a little bit of something they are looking for,” she said. Sanders reserved the president’s right to declare a State…

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Pelosi Explains Her Shutdown Strategy: ‘Start with Feather Then You Move to Sledgehammer’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) celebrated the end of the partial government shutdown on Friday by sitting down with leftist media commentators and bragging about manipulating President Donald Trump into agreeing on a temporary reopening to allow negotiations over a border wall to take place. The Daily Beast praised Pelosi — including referring to a CNN story that referred to her as “Queen Pelosi” — in its reporting for refusing to allow him to deliver the State of the Union speech on the House floor and saying, “no” repeatedly to…

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Donald Trump Says ‘Good Chance’ of Declaring National Emergency on the Border

President Donald Trump said Friday there was a “good chance” of declaring a State of Emergency on the Southern border, shortly after announcing his short-term surrender to Democrats on the partial government shutdown fight. “I think we have a good chance,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “We’ll work with the Democrats and negotiate and if we can’t do that, then obviously we’ll do the emergency because that’s what it is. It’s a national emergency.” Declaring a national emergency would allow the president to shift funding to secure the…

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CNN: White House Drafting $7 Billion National Emergency Draft Wall Plan

The White House is preparing a much-anticipated plan to have President Donald Trump declare a national emergency at the southern border, CNN reported Thursday evening. The report stated that under the draft plan, more than $7 billion could be allocated to build a barrier at the U.S. southern border. CNN cited what it claimed was a portion of the draft presidential proclamation, “The massive amount of aliens who unlawfully enter the United States each day is a direct threat to the safety and security of our nation and constitutes a…

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Donald Trump Trolls Jim Acosta’s Case for a Border Barrier Video: ‘Dear Diary…’

President Donald Trump trolled CNN’s Jim Acosta Thursday for a tweet that provided evidence that border “walls work.” “Dear Diary…” Trump wrote, quoting Acosta’s tweet about a steel barrier and the safe community on the other side of the border slat wall. Dear Diary… https://t.co/NAuMaQW6fl — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 11, 2019 The Acosta tweet Trump referenced showed the CNN White House Correspondent at the border pointing to where the steel slats gave way to chain link fencing and talking about the safe neighborhood on the U.S. side of…

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As Shutdown Lingers, Donald Trump Escalates Battle for Border Wall with Democrats

As the partial government shutdown affecting about a quarter of the federal government nears the one-week mark, President Donald Trump is escalating his battle for the border wall with Democrats, pushing for more funding for the barrier. In a series of tweets on Thursday afternoon, President Trump called out congressional Democrats for opposing securing the border with a wall–and pointed out that the Democrats scuttled a previous opportunity for a deal that would have funded the wall in exchange for a permanent legislative solution on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals…

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