Border Wall

The White House and House Republicans reportedly have discussed whether to use an arcane budget rule to cut spending passed through the omnibus spending bill. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reportedly discussed with White House officials whether they should use an arcane provision in the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, commonly known
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Senate Sergeant-at-Arms via Associated Press by Breitbart News27 Mar 20180 27 Mar, 201827 Mar, 2018 Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Joel B. Pollak defended last week’s omnibus spending bill on Monday evening’s edition of Breitbart News Tonight. “I know this is against the grain of conservative opinion … and contradicts some of what I have said,”
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MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images by John Binder22 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 22 Mar, 201822 Mar, 2018 House Speaker Paul Ryan’s omnibus spending bill is a “betrayal” of American workers and the “antithesis of American interests,” pro-American immigration reformers say. Reformers — who have been allies of President Trump for his efforts to reduce illegal and legal immigration
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Elliot Spagat/AP by John Binder22 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 22 Mar, 201822 Mar, 2018 President Trump’s Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says House Speaker Paul Ryan’s omnibus spending bill that does not include any money for a border wall is a “really, really good immigration package.” Mulvaney, a long-time proponent of imported foreign workers
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J. Scott Applewhite/AP by John Binder22 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 22 Mar, 201822 Mar, 2018 President Trump’s populist pro-American immigration reform agenda is more important to swing voters in the 2018 midterms than the issue of taxes and the Republicans’ tax cut plan. According to a new Quinnipiac Poll, swing voters in the 2018 midterm elections
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The 2018 omnibus budget provides funds to build just 33 miles of new border fence in Texas and denies any funds for President Donald Trump’s preferred border walls. Pro-immigration Democrats emphasized their funding and symbolic victory over Trump’s populist agenda by directing the business-first GOP leadership to also include a prohibition in the omnibus bill barring
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The draft 2018 omnibus bill denies President Donald Trump explicit authority to withhold federal grants from the Democratic-dominated “sanctuary cities” which are trying to secede from the nation’s immigration laws, say Hill sources. There is “nothing in the omnibus bill to stop funding for the sanctuary cities,” said a source. “It will just be a continuation of
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AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana by John Binder18 Mar 20180 18 Mar, 201818 Mar, 2018 New York Times best-selling author and populist conservative columnist Ann Coulter says President Trump’s border wall prototypes sitting in the San Diego, California, desert are “a ridiculous waste of time.” During an interview on KABC Los Angeles, Coulter mocked Trump’s border wall prototypes
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Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images by John Binder16 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 16 Mar, 201816 Mar, 2018 Former “Never Trump” Koch brothers executive turned White House staffer Marc Short contradicted previous statements by President Trump’s administration this week, claiming the president is “open” to negotiations in granting amnesty to nearly 800,000 illegal aliens without pro-American immigration reforms. Short
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MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images by Neil Munro15 Mar 20180 15 Mar, 201815 Mar, 2018 A White House spokesman is denying reports that President Donald Trump called GOP legislators to encourage an amnesty-for-border-wall swap in the March 23 omnibus funding bill. “Just talked to the team,” deputy White House press sectary Hogan Gidley told Breitbart News. “FALSE.” Reports
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NORTH WAZIRISTAN, PAKISTAN — Pakistan is building a border wall with Afghanistan, after decades of unsuccessfully controlling the flow of terrorists and criminals who quietly slip back and forth across the porous 1,500-mile border between the two countries, evading capture. The wall is not concrete, but consists of a comprehensive border system that includes two
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by John Binder13 Mar 2018San Diego, CA0 13 Mar, 201813 Mar, 2018 Supporters of President Trump and the families of victims of illegal immigrant crime held a pro-border wall rally in San Diego, California on Tuesday as the president toured prototypes of the wall. Trump supporters drowned out small gatherings of open borders activists and
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President Donald Trump will inspect the border-wall prototypes in mid-March, according to the Washington Post. The timing may put the President at the California test site as Democrats consider whether to block the 2018 budget to halt $1.6 billion in wall-construction funds. The funds have appropriated by House and Senate committees, but have not approved
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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin by Michelle Moons22 Feb 2018Oxon Hill, MD0 22 Feb, 201822 Feb, 2018 OXON HILL, Maryland — “Make no mistake about it, we’re gonna build that wall,” declared Vice President Mike Pence from the stage of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday morning. “Build that wall!  Build that wall!  Build that
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The two-year $296 billion budget deal includes no money for the border wall but does direct the Department of Homeland Security to $800 million for various disaster-related construction and procurement projects. The exclusion of border-wall funding in the two-year budget planning document does not block border-wall funds from being included in the final appropriations bills for
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported Wednesday that they have seen a sharp decline in the number of individuals apprehended or deemed inadmissible along the U.S. southern border. “Today’s announcement of the dramatic drop in illegal southern border apprehensions demonstrates that the Presidents commitment to securing our border and supporting law enforcement is already showing
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