Tag: Border

Border Rush: Guards to Release Migrants Without Detention, Ankle Monitors, Says Wall Street Journal

Border patrol officers will start releasing many of the myriad migrants crossing the Rio Grande without even going through the formalities of temporary detention or strapping removable tracking-devices to the migrants’ ankles, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The policy comes as the migrant wave is expected to reach 100,000 this month, […]

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Jeff Landry: Trump’s Emergency Declaration ‘Will Prevail in the Courts’

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry predicted legal victory for the Trump administration against lawsuits filed by Democrats challenging the legality of Presidential Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border. Landry offered his remarks in a Tuesday-aired interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. LISTEN: “The president is standing […]

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Exclusive — Donald Trump: ‘Invasion’ Coming at the Border; U.S. Has ‘Captured’ Thousands of Illegal Aliens

President Donald Trump told Breitbart News during his exclusive interview last Monday that there is an “invasion” of illegal immigration coming across the southern border. “You are talking about an invasion,” Trump said in response to a question from senior Breitbart News White House correspondent Charlie Spiering about immigration. “People get angry on the other […]

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Donald Trump Challenges Beto O’Rourke: ‘Take Down that Wall, You’ll See What Will Happen’

President Donald Trump ridiculed 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke for wanting to take down border walls. Without specifically naming O’Rourke, Trump scoffed at his proposal. “I see a new candidate in the mix, he wants to take down the walls. Try that sometime, you’ll see what will happen,” he said. “You’d have tens of […]

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Donald Trump Vetoes Attempt to Block National Emergency

President Donald Trump vetoed a bill designed to block his emergency declaration at the Southern Border on Friday, in a ceremony at the White House. “Today, I am vetoing this resolution,” Trump said. “Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution and I have the duty to veto it.” The president defied Speaker Nancy Pelosi, […]

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Donald Trump Defies Senate Republican Defectors on Border Emergency Vote

President Donald Trump dismissed Senate Republicans on Thursday who vowed to block his decision to declare a State of Emergency on the border. “I don’t know what the vote will be, it doesn’t matter, I’ll probably have to veto and it’s not going to be overturned,” Trump said. The president commented on the issue during […]

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Mike Pence Asks Help Encouraging Congress to Support Border Emergency

Vice President Mike Pence asked Credit Union National Association Government Affairs Conference (CUNA GAC) attendees Tuesday to put pressure on members of Congress in the coming days to support President Donald Trump’s southern border emergency declaration. Pence identified the “crisis of illegal immigration, drugs, dangerous criminals, and human trafficking” at the southern border. “It’s a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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President Donald Trump Taunts Beto O’Rourke, Counter Rally: ‘He Lost’

President Donald Trump shot down a challenge from failed 2018 Senate candidate and 2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke during his El Paso, Texas, rally – which far outnumbered O’Rourke’s. Trump said 69,000 people signed up for his Monday night rally, less than a mile from the U.S.-Mexico border. O’Rourke is holding a counter-rally to Trump’s Monday […]

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Trump Campaign Features El Paso Residents Who Want to ‘Finish the Wall’

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign released a video on Monday of El Paso residents talking about the effectiveness of a wall built on their border with Mexico. “They put the fence up and ever since then, the crime rate has gone down dramatically,” one person said in a video filmed by the campaign. The campaign launched […]

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Trump Mocks Francis ‘Beto’ O’Rourke’s ‘Tiny Little Line’ of Supporters in El Paso

President Donald Trump ridiculed potential presidential opponent Beto O’Rourke on Monday for having fewer supporters lining up to see him in El Paso. The president is hosting a rally Monday night with supporters in the border city of El Paso to promote the fight to provide more physical barriers on the Southern border. “We have […]

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Watch Live: President Donald Trump Rallies in Border Town El Paso, Texas

President Donald Trump is holding his first Make America Great Again rally of 2019 in El Paso, Texas, Monday at 9:00 p.m. ET. The rally will be held in the El Paso County Coliseum and marks the seventh President Trump has brought to Texas.  The coliseum sits approximately half a mile from the U.S.-Mexico border. […]

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Beto O’Rourke Hosting Counter-Trump Rally in El Paso Against ‘Racist’ Walls

Failed Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke will rally Monday against President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas. O’Rourke is joining the “March for Truth” campaign sponsored by several leftist groups protesting the wall and Trump’s political rally also scheduled for El Paso, Texas on Monday. More than 60 local musicians plan to also join the event. […]

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Donald Trump: ‘Crazy’ Democrats Trying to Stop ICE from Deporting Illegal Immigrants

President Donald Trump reacted Monday to new demands from House Democrats to cap the detention of illegal immigrants in the United States. “The Democrats do not want us to detain, or send back, criminal aliens!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “This is a brand new demand. Crazy!” Democrats on the bipartisan compromise border security committee to […]

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