Official: Trump to send National Guard to southern border

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Pictured: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

ㅤ”President Trump will soon sign an order to deploy National Guard troops to the United States’ southern border, Kirstjen Nielsen announced Wednesday.
ㅤSpeaking at the White House, Nielsen framed the move as a way to toughen an immigration system that ‘rewards bad behavior,’ including illegal drug smuggling and border crossings.
ㅤ’Border security is homeland security, which is national security,’ Nielsen told reporters. ‘It’s not a partisan issue.’
ㅤIt remains unclear how many troops will be sent to the border, how long they will be deployed and how much the operation will cost.
ㅤ’It will be strong. It will be as many as needed to fill the gaps we have today,’ Nielsen said when asked about troop numbers. ‘We do hope the deployment will begin immediately.’
ㅤ’National Guard troops will serve in a support role and will not actively detain or handle migrants who cross the border illegally, Nielsen said.'”


Full story and video at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 4/4/18. Tags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security, kirstjen nielsen. 𑗉

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Trump promises border security action today

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ㅤ”President Trump said Wednesday his administration would take action later today to help secure the border, a possible sign that he is about to announce a formal plan to use the U.S. National Guard toward that effort.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from brightspotcdn(.com) – 4/4/18. Tags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security, national guard. 𑗉

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Trump says he will put U.S. military on southern border

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ㅤ”Sending troops the border would be an unusual, but not unprecedented, step. Presidents Obama and George W. Bush both deployed National Guard troops at the border to help stop illegal immigration.”


Full story and video at The Hill, image from twitter(.com) – 4/3/18. Tags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, illegal immigration, national security. 𑗉

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Border Patrol agents back Trump wall, survey finds

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ㅤ”The findings, shared with The Washington Times, appear to undercut the argument of congressional Democrats, who released a report last month concluding that line agents didn’t support Mr. Trump’s plans for a wall. The report was based on an internal tool used by Homeland Security to evaluate security gaps.
ㅤThe NBPC’s survey, of more than 600 agents in two of the Border Patrol’s busiest sectors, found just the opposite: A stunning 89 percent of line agents say a ‘wall system in strategic locations is necessary to securing the border.’ Just 7 percent disagreed.”

ㅤô¿ô …Boy am I glad the NBPC did this survey. As far as I’m concerned, the border patrol’s opinion about a border wall is the only opinion that counts.
ㅤThe Dem report had me doubting the wall. But as usual, the Dems have been spewing alt-facts for political purposes, while threatening the lives and livelihood of Americans. Build the wall !!


Full story at The Washington Times, image from marfeel(.com) – 4/2/18. Tags: border patrol, wall system, border patrol, conservative. 𑗉

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Pentagon, White House discussed shifting military funds to Trump border wall

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ㅤ”Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White told reporters Thursday Mr. Mattis and Mr. Trump have discussed issue of siphoning off federal funds for defense and national security toward the White House’s plan to erect a new border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
ㅤ’They have talked about the proposal, potentially,’ she said during a press conference at the Defense Department. ‘Securing Americans and securing the nation is paramount — of paramount importance to the secretary. They have talked about it, but I don’t have any more details with respect to any specifics.'”


Full story at The Washington Times, image from marfeel(.com) – 3/29/18. Tags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security. 𑗉

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Omnibus to include $641M in funding for non-concrete border barrier

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ㅤô¿ô …Pathetic. The President should veto this bill. It’s a total waste of tax-payer dollars. Congress is throwing money at opioid addiction treatment and research, neither of which has ever worked. They’re only funding border fencing, which has never worked. It would be better if Congress did nothing rather than waste my money on horse manure.


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 3/21/18. Tags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security, bombings, texas. 𑗉

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Exclusive: GOP Leadership Is Going To Fund Sanctuary Cities

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ㅤ”Republican leadership is going to fund sanctuary cities in the must-pass spending bill next week, giving Democrats a huge victory while simultaneously undercutting conservatives who put them in power, a senior GOP aide told The Daily Caller News Foundation.
ㅤ’House and Senate leadership has rolled over and played dead on border security. When it comes to a border wall, they say it is not our problem. When it comes to funding sanctuary cities, they say it is not our problem. What they are essentially saying is we are going to pass bills with more Democrats than Republicans,’ the aide told TheDCNF. ‘This is a sign to administration that leadership doesn’t care what the White House wants. Even though GOP members ran on these issues. Conservatives mean it. The administration means it.'”


Full story at The Daily Caller, image from faunaimage(.com) – 3/16/18.ㅤTags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security, sanctuary cities.

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White House says no temporary deal linking DACA with border wall funding

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ㅤ”‘The White House opposes a so-called three for three deal,’ said White House spokesman Raj Shah.
ㅤHe said as a result of a recent agreement in Congress to lift spending caps, ‘the routine appropriations process should yield wall funding in’ an overall spending bill under negotiation.
ㅤ’Securing the border is one of the most vital functions of government and is a core part of any routine funding bill,’ Mr. Shah said in a statement. ‘Separately, we have never stopped working to negotiate an immigration reform package that addresses DACA, stops illegal immigration and secures and modernizes our legal immigration system.'”


Full story at The Washington Times, image from pbs(.org) – 3/14/18.ㅤTags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security, daca.

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Senators introduce three-year DACA, border security deal

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ㅤ”Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) are pairing a short-term fix for a key Obama-era immigration program with three years of border security funding.
ㅤThe two introduced legislation Tuesday that includes a three-year extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with $7.6 billion for the Trump administration’s border plan.”


Full story at The Hill, image from sandiegouniontribune(.com) – 2/27/18.ㅤTags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security.

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Hispanic judge Trump once disparaged as Mexican rules in favor of border wall construction

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ㅤ”Now, the Trump administration can continue waiving environmental regulations to build the border wall.
ㅤThe Justice Department praised the ruling: ‘Border security is paramount to stemming the flow of illegal immigration that contributes to rising violent crime and to the drug crisis, and undermines national security,’ said department spokesman Devin O’Malley. ‘Congress gave authority to the Department of Homeland Security to construct a border wall without delay to prevent illegal entry into the United States, and we are pleased DHS can continue this important work vital to our nation’s interests.'”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 2/27/18.ㅤTags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security.

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‘The Snake’ — Trump Doubles Down On Immigration Promises During CPAC 2018 Speech

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ㅤ”‘I have a couple of these characters in the back say, oh, he really doesn’t want the wall, he used that for campaigning,’ POTUS declared before the crowd of supporters. ‘Can you believe it? I say every time I hear that, the wall gets 10 feet higher. You know that right? Every time. Every single time.'”


Full story and video at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller(.com) – 2/23/18.ㅤTags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security.

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Trump reignites call for border wall

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ㅤ”‘MS-13 gang members are being removed by our Great ICE and Border Patrol Agents by the thousands, but these killers come back in from El Salvador, and through Mexico, like water. El Salvador just takes our money, and Mexico must help MORE with this problem. We need The Wall!’ the President wrote.”


Full story at The Hill, image from dailycaller(.com) – 2/23/18.ㅤTags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security, ms-13, el salvador.

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Skinny immigration plan gains traction in the Senate

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ㅤ”Republicans and Democrats said Tuesday that a plan that pairs legal protection for so-called ‘Dreamers’ with significant border security funding might have the momentum to win 60 votes in the Senate.”

ㅤô¿ô …If it funds a wall, I’m for it. One wound is healed. We’re stopping the flow of blood from another wound.


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) – 2/14/18.ㅤTags: border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security, dreamers.

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GOP senators to introduce bill providing path to citizenship for 1.8 million DACA-eligible immigrants, $25 billion for border security

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Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from wordpress(.com) – 2/11/18.ㅤTags: border patrol, border security, border wall, daca, dhs, dreamers, national security.

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