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Beto O’Rourke: Border Already ‘Fully Secured,’ Building Wall ‘Will Ensure Death’

Former Congressman and potential 2020 Democratic nominee Beto O’Rourke falsely claimed that the United States border with Mexico is “already fully secured,” and that constructing a wall to stop illegal immigration “will ensure death” of innocent civilians.  In an extensive interview with The Washington Post, the 46-year-old reportedly expressed his belief that the “border is already fully secured and that further investment would take it even further ‘past the point of diminishing returns,’ pushing migrants seeking to cross the border illegally into more dangerous and desolate territory.” “You will ensure death,” he said…

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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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Photos: Donald Trump Tours Texas Southern Border with Law Enforcement

President Donald Trump met with border law enforcement officials on Thursday, calling attention to the importance of building a physical barrier on the Southern Border. The president traveled with Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn to McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump tours the U.S. border with Mexico at the Rio Grande on the southern border, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) Border Patrol Acting Sector Chief Raul Ortiz briefed the president at the Rio Grande/Anzaldus Dam. Trump spoke with the border patrol agents and…

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Donald Trump Hosts Border Event with Brother of Slain Police Officer Ronil Singh

President Donald Trump met with the brother of slain police officer Ronil Singh on Thursday, during an event promoting border security in Texas. Reggie Singh’s 33-year-old brother was allegedly shot and killed by an illegal immigrant a day after Christmas. He joined Trump for a roundtable conversation with other victims of illegal alien criminals and spoke to the press. “Legally we migrated to America to fulfill his dream, to join the law enforcement,” Singh explained, noting that his brother always wanted to be a police officer. Reggie Singh’s story was…

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WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump Holds Border Roundtable in Texas

President Donald Trump is participating in an immigration and border security roundtable near the Texas border Thursday. The president arrived in McAllen, Texas, Thursday afternoon. He is scheduled to visit the McAllen U.S. Border Patrol station. There he will participate in the roundtable on immigration and border security according to the White House. The federal government remains in a partial shutdown as Congressional Democrats refuse to negotiate border security and wall funding that the president has deemed a requirement for a bill to fund the government and end the government…

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Texas Police: Man Shot, Killed 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes in Walmart Parking Lot

A 7-year-old girl was shot dead in a Houston, Texas-area Walmart parking lot over the weekend when an unidentified gunman opened fire on her family, according to law enforcement officials. Jazmine Barnes, 7, was reportedly riding in a car with her mother and three sisters around 7:00 a.m. local time Sunday when the suspected gunman abruptly pulled up beside them in a pickup truck and began shooting. Jazmine was pronounced dead at the scene, while her mother, LaPorsha Washington, 30, was rushed to a nearby hospital for gunshot wounds. In an interview with KTRK,…

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Breaking News Politics 

Trump Says Contract Awarded to Build 115 Miles of Border Wall in Texas

President Donald Trump claims he has awarded a contract to construct 115 miles of border wall in Texas as a partial government shutdown over the U.S.-Mexico border wall extends into Christmas Eve. “I am in the Oval Office & just gave out a 115-mile long contract for another large section of the Wall in Texas,” President Trump tweeted. “We are already building and renovating many miles of Wall, some complete. Democrats must end Shutdown and finish funding. Billions of Dollars, & lives, will be saved!” I am in the Oval Office…

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Trump May Build More Tent Cities Amid Skyrocketing Illegal Immigration

President Trump’s administration may build more tent cities to detain and house illegal aliens and Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs) amid a border crisis wherein illegal immigration has skyrocketed to decade-high levels. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) data released to NPR reveals that the administration’s first round of tent cities to house border crossers are near full capacity, with nearly 15,000 UACs in federal custody. Currently, HHS has more than 100 facilities to house the UACs, but about 92 percent of those facilities are full. The possibility of full-capacity…

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Breaking News Entertainment 

Chelsea Handler Rails Against White Women Who Didn’t Vote for Beto O’Rourke

Former Netflix host Chelsea Handler went on a racially charged rant on Wednesday against the white women who chose to vote for Texas Senator Ted Cruz over Beto O’Rourke. “59% of white women voted for Ted Cruz. I don’t know what it is going to take for us to be sisters to other women, but we have to do better than this,” Chelsea Handler said. “We need to vote for the best interests of others, and stop thinking only about ourselves.” 59% of white women voted for Ted Cruz. I…

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Breaking News Entertainment 

‘Beto 2020’ Buzz Builds Immediately After O’Rourke’s Senate Defeat

Sen. Ted Cruz fended off Democrat challenger Robert Francis O’Rourke to win re-election in a high-profile Senate race Tuesday, but establishment media pundits, Hollywood celebrities, and liberal activists did not lose hope — they had now moved on to dreams of “Beto 2020.” Cruz finished a surprising second in the 2016 Republican presidential primary and began the Senate race as a prohibitive favorite. However, O’Rourke visited fiercely conservative parts of the state that his party had long since given up on, while shattering fundraising records despite shunning donations from outside…

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