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Spicer Slams “Rogue” Travel Ban Judge

The Hill reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Monday defended President Trump’s executive order on immigration after a federal judge issued a ruling halting the order. “The law is very clear that the president has broad powers to keep this country safe and limit access to people that can come into this country,” Spicer told Fox News. “He ...

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Trump Lashes Out At “So-Called” Federal Judge Who Last Night Temporarily Blocked His Travel Ban

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Saturday morning ripped into a federal judge’s decision to temporarily block enforcement of his controversial travel ban. “When a country is no longer able to say who can, and who cannot , come in & out, especially for reasons of safety &.security — big trouble!” Trump posted on Twitter. He also appeared to ...

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REPORT: White Supremacists Infiltrate The Police

A chilling report from The Intercept: White supremacists and other extremists maintain an active presence in U.S. police departments and other law enforcement agencies. A striking reference to that conclusion, notable for its confidence and the policy prescriptions that accompany it, appears in a classified FBI Counterterrorism Policy Guide from April 2015, obtained by The Intercept. The guide, which details ...

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Obama Praises Anti-Trump Protesters: American Values Are At Stake And I’m Heartened By Their Engagement

Politico reports: Former President Barack Obama’s office released a statement Monday supporting the protests going on around the country, and speaking out against discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion, saying “American values are at stake.” Kevin Lewis, spokesman for Obama in his post-presidency, said that Obama — who has been threading the balance between the tradition of ...

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Hair Furor: My GOP Detractors Want To Start WWIII

The Hill reports: President Donald Trump defended his executive order on immigration and refugee policy Sunday afternoon in two tweets, posted at around the same time the White House released a statement from the president. The statement stressed the importance of keeping the country safe and denied that the order amounts to a Muslim ban. But the tweets were a ...

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BRITAIN: Parliament To Debate Trump’s State Visit After Petition Campaign Gains 600,000+ Signatures [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK is expected to be debated in Parliament after senior Conservatives joined hundreds of thousands calling for it to be cancelled. More than 600,000 people had by Sunday night signed a letter calling for the visit, which is due to take place in the Summer, to be abandoned because of the ...

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Chuck Schumer Vows That Senate Dems Will Overturn Trump’s “Mean-Spirited” Executive Order [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of New York called on President Donald Trump to reverse his executive order on immigration, calling it “mean-spirited and un-American.” Schumer said Senate Democrats will soon introduce legislation attempting to overturn Trump’s travel ban executive order. An aide to Schumer says the legislation could come as soon as Monday. At a press ...

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McCain Blasts Trump’s “Radical Departure” In Placing Steve Bannon On National Security Council [VIDEO]

This story would have dominated Twitter yesterday were it not for the airport protests. Politico reports: John McCain is harshly criticizing the elevation of White House strategist Stephen Bannon to President Donald Trump’s National Security Council, calling the move “radical” because it minimizes the role of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff. “I am worried about the National ...

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Priebus: More Countries Might Be Added [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus muddied the waters on President Donald Trump’s new executive order barring immigration from select countries, saying Sunday it “doesn’t include green card holders going forward” but adding that anyone traveling back and forth from the countries in question will be subject to further screening, including U.S. citizens. In an interview ...

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Sean Spicer: Trump’s Immigration Ban Shouldn’t Be A Surprise, This Is What He Promised To Do [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Sunday that President Donald Trump is doing what he said he would do during the campaign, referencing recent executive orders on immigration and the refugee vetting process. “This is nothing new,” Spicer told ABC’s “This Week.” “President Trump talked about this throughout the campaign and throughout the transition.” “They ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Yesterday’s Airport Chaos Was A “Small Price To Pay” For Greater Security [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that international travel disruptions in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from predominantly Muslim nations was a “small price to pay” for greater security. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Conway downplayed the separation of families in the aftermath of the order. “This whole idea that ...

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Trump Angrily Defends His Immigration Ban

CBS News reports: Following a night of worldwide protests and a federal judge halting deportations of visa holders under his latest executive order, President Trump defended his “extreme vetting” policy Sunday, pointing to Europe as a warning sign for a future without “strong borders.” U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly issued an emergency order Saturday evening stopping authorities from deporting those ...

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Issues National Emergency Stay On Trump’s Executive Order Banning Muslims UPDATE: Stay Only Affects Current Detainees

According to multiple reports on Twitter, US District Judge Ann Donnelly just issued a national stay on Trump’s executive order banning Muslims from seven nations from entering the United States. Story developing… UPDATE: The Verge reports. The federal court for the Eastern District of New York issued an emergency stay halting President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry to the ...

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ISRAEL: Netanyahu Praises Trump’s Racism

Haaretz reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced support Saturday for U.S. President Donald Trump plan to build a border wall along America’s border with Mexico and praised Trump for referencing Israel in defending his wall. “President Trump is right. I built a wall along Israel’s southern border. It stopped all illegal immigration. Great success. Great idea,” Netanyahu tweeted. With the ...

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Spicer: Trump Wants 20% Tax On All Mexican Goods

Business Insider reports: Sean Spicer, White House press secretary for President Donald Trump, told reporters on Thursday that the administration is considering a 20% border tax on Mexican imports, according to the White House press pool report. “When you look at the plan that’s taking shape now, using comprehensive tax reform as a means to tax imports from countries that ...

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Mexican President Cancels Meeting With Trump

CNBC reports: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Thursday that he told the White House that he will not attend a meeting with President Donald Trump scheduled for next Tuesday. They were set to meet to discuss trade and immigration. After Trump signed two executive orders Wednesday aiming to crack down on immigration from America’s southern neighbor, Pena Nieto said ...

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McConnell: Trump’s Wall Will Cost Up To $15B [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he expects the cost of building a wall along the Mexican border to be between $12 billion to $15 billion. But neither McConnell nor House Speaker Paul Ryan said precisely how Congress would pay for the wall, or whether they expect Mexico to repay the cost. Ryan said Thursday he ...

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Trump Threatens To Cancel Meeting With Mexico’s President Because They Won’t Pay For The Wall

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday said it may be better to cancel his upcoming meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto if Mexico refuses to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The president on Wednesday signed an executive order that directs federal agencies to begin constructing a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, his central campaign promise. ...

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Trump Signs Mexican Wall Executive Order [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday started to reshape US immigration enforcement policies via executive action, taking his first steps toward fulfilling some of the most contentious pledges that defined his campaign — building a border wall and punishing “sanctuary cities.” Trump signed what the White House described as executive orders that begin moving towards building a wall on ...

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Trump To Order Mexican Wall Tomorrow

The New York Times reports: President Trump will order the construction of a Mexican border wall on Wednesday, White House officials said, and is mulling plans to stop Syrian refugees from entering the country and to slash immigration of refugees from “terror prone” nations, perhaps as early as this week. During an appearance at the Department of Homeland Security on ...

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