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Trump Threatens To Triple Border Troops To 15,000

CNN reports: President Donald Trump has ordered more military personnel to the US southwest than he has serving in some of the world’s most contentious combat zones. Senior military officers have defended the deployment on national security grounds, but the mission — dubbed Operation Faithful Patriot — raises a slew of questions, with former officials from both Republican and Democratic …

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Laura Ingraham Condemns Multi-Language Ballots

“I don’t wear the ‘I voted’ sticker. I mean, this is not, like, Iraq circa 2000 where you have to have the purple finger. OK, we get it, you voted. And, by the way, when I was there, I sent out a picture of the welcome sign as you walked in. So it was in Korean, right? And it was …

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Trump Vows To Take Birthright Citizenship To SCOTUS

The Washington Post reports: President Trump vowed Wednesday to push forward with his call to end birthright citizenship, despite a backlash from legal scholars and some prominent members of his own party to his pledge a day earlier to take executive action on the matter. In morning tweets, Trump said he would end the 150-year-old practice “one way or the …

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POLL: Majority Of White Evangelicals Say Immigration And Racial Diversity Are A “Threat To American Values”

The Christian Post reports: White evangelical protestants are the only religious demographic in the United States in which the majority views immigrants as a “threat” to American values and sees the country’s increasing racial diversity as a bad thing, a new survey has found. A little over a week before the 2018 midterm elections, the Public Religion Research Institute on …

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Pence Claims Supreme Court Never Ruled On Whether The 14th Amendment Covers Birthright Citizenship

NBC News reports: Vice President Mike Pence confirmed that the White House was examining taking action on ending birthright citizenship on Tuesday in an interview with Politico, adding the Supreme Court “has never ruled on whether or not the language of the 14th Amendment — ‘subject to the jurisdiction thereof’ — applies specifically to people who are in the country …

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Graham To Introduce Bill To End Birthright Citizenship

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday said that he will introduce legislation to end birthright citizenship after President Trump suggested he wanted to do so through an executive order. “Finally, a president willing to take on this absurd policy of birthright citizenship. I’ve always supported comprehensive immigration reform — and at the same time — the elimination …

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Fox Guest: Migrants Are Bringing “Polio-Like Paralysis”

Mediaite reports: In a Monday night Lou Dobbs Tonight discussion on the migrant caravan, conservative pundit Sidney Powell made the baseless claim that those headed for the U.S. Southern border are carrying diseases that cause the spread of “polio-like paralysis.” “We simply cannot tolerate continued invasion of this country when Americans suffer every day, national debt is exploding, we have …

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Trump To Sign Order Ending Birthright Citizenship

The Washington Post reports: President Trump is planning to sign an executive order that would seek to end the right to U.S. citizenship for children of noncitizens born on U.S. soil, he said in a television interview taped on Monday. The move, which many legal experts say runs afoul of the Constitution, would be the most aggressive yet by a …

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Fox News Guest: Caravan Migrants Are Going To Infect Americans With Leprosy, TB, And Smallpox [VIDEO]

“We have three tenants [?] of problems here, we have national security, public safety and public health issues with these caravans coming to the United States.  Now in the national security realm, we’ve got all sorts of people, not only Central America but they’re coming in from Africa, from the Middle East and other places in this caravan. It has …

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Pentagon To Deploy 5000 Troops To US-Mexico Border

NPR reports: The U.S. military will be sending 5,000 support troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the Pentagon announced on Monday. The exact number could be slightly higher or lower, a Pentagon official told NPR. The official said the deployment is being done to support the Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Protection. The uniformed troops will likely be …

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VIRAL VIDEO: “I’m White And I’m Hot” Woman Gets Fired By Spectrum After Racist Rant Against Neighbors

The Charlotte Observer reports: The woman who was filmed yelling at a black neighbor in south Charlotte has been fired from her job at Spectrum, the company confirmed Sunday. As the videos went viral, the woman was quickly identified online as Susan Westwood. A screenshot from a LinkedIn page, which had apparently been deleted by Sunday afternoon, showed that she …

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Andrew Gillum: Trump Is “Howling Because He’s Weak”

Politico reports: Tallahassee Mayor and Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum hit back at President Donald Trump on Monday, after Trump called Gillum a “thief” in an inflammatory tweet. Soon after, Gillum called out Trump on Twitter. The race for Florida’s governor is one of several nationally watched elections this November. Gillum is the first black nominee from any major party …

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ACLU Sues Kansas County For Voter Suppression After Elections Official Moves Polling Place With “LOL” Email

Courthouse News reports: The American Civil Liberties Union sued a Kansas county election official in federal court Friday, alleging that her moving of Dodge City’s only polling location to a site half a mile outside of the city’s southern border creates a burden on the city’s majority Hispanic population. Dodge City, located in southwest Kansas about 160 miles west of …

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Homeland Security Secretary: “Every Option Is On The Table” To Stop Migrant Caravan At Southern US Border

Politico reports: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, under heavy pressure from within the Trump administration to reduce illegal immigration, said Friday that “every option is on the table“ to halt the flow of migrants to the southwest border. Speaking at a recently completed 30-foot section of border wall in Calexico, Calif., Nielsen said the administration will announce in the coming …

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Trump Admits There’s No Proof Middle Easterners Are In Migrant Caravan, But Says There COULD Be [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Tuesday acknowledged that he has no proof that people of Middle Eastern descent have joined a large migrant caravan moving toward the U.S.-Mexico border, tempering a claim he has made in recent days. “There’s no proof of anything. But there could very well be,” Trump said in remarks in the Oval Office Tuesday …

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Andrew Gillum Targeted With “Monkey” Robocalls

NBC News reports: A racist robocall that refers to Andrew Gillum as a “negro” and a “monkey” is making the rounds in Florida, prompting a furious response from the Democratic gubernatorial candidate’s campaign. Florida voters who receive the call — audio of which was obtained by NBC News — hear a man impersonating the African-American politician. “Well hello there. I …

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Woman Calls Spanish-Speaking Restaurant Customers “Fucking Freeloaders,” Demands Passports [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Another white woman was caught on video hurling insults to a group of Latinos, this time at Andy’s restaurant in Lovettsville, Virginia. The woman harassed a Latina woman and her family, visiting from Guatemala after they spoke in Spanish. “She asked for our passports. She said she knew everyone in the county and told us to leave,” the …

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SCOTUS Shields Wilbur Ross From Census Questioning

TIME Magazine reports: The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration to block the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The unsigned order Monday overrides lower federal courts in New York that would have allowed the questioning of Ross to proceed in lawsuits challenging the addition of …

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Trump Blames Dems For “National Emergy” Of Migrant Caravan, Claims “Middle Easterners Are Mixed In”

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump said Monday that the Democrats are to blame for the caravan of several thousand migrants that’s making its way through Mexico to the southern U.S. border. More than 7,000 migrants broke through Mexico’s southern border and continued on their trek to the United States. Trump said he told the military and U.S. Border Patrol …

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POLL: Trump Voters Say Men Are More Discriminated Against Than LGBT People, Women, And Minorities

The Hill reports: People who voted for President Trump say they believe men are more discriminated against than LGBTQ people, most minorities and women, a new poll conducted by YouGov and The Economist found. The survey found that forty-nine percent of people who voted for Trump said they believed men currently face either “a great deal” or “a fair amount” …

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