Appeals courts block access to DACA cancellation files

ㅤ”The New York-based 2nd Circuit and the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit both issued stays Tuesday putting on hold orders by district court judges who had directed the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security to give challengers more records about information and advice considered in making the decision announced last month to wind down the Obama-era initiative known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA.”

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It is opioids week? Why an emergency declaration matters

ㅤ”We need emergency supplemental funding to actually address the issue,’ said Tannaz Rasouli, senior director of public policy and strategic outreach at the Association of American Medical Colleges.”

ㅤô¿ô …If their solution is to throw more money at programs that have never worked, then screw them. Build the wall.

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The 8 prototypes for Trump’s border wall (Photos)

ㅤ”When the 30-day construction period ends next week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials will begin testing each prototype for the unit’s ability to prevent climbing, tunnelling, and destruction.”

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Senate GOP Backs $1.6 Billion for 2018 Border Wall

ㅤ”President Donald Trump is demanding that Democrats agree to fund the border wall in exchange for legalization of the 690,000 beneficiaries of former President Barack Obama’s now-eclipsed DACA amnesty.”

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Mitch McConnell Folds Under Populist Pressure, Extends Senate Workweek

ㅤ”The Senate will soon move into its 11th month into its congressional term and has yet to pass an Obamacare repeal and replace package, pass tax reform, confirm judicial nominees, and fund a southern border wall.
ㅤLast week, more than 100 national leaders urged Senate Republican leaders to use every means at their disposal to confirm more than 200 presidential nominations currently pending in the U.S. Senate, both for the executive branch and for the federal courts.
ㅤAt the moment, roughly 149 judicial vacancies exist, and yet the Senate has only confirmed seven of President Donald Trump’s 56 judicial nominees- nominees that experts have praised across the board.”

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Washington Post business writer: Border wall a ‘fair trade’ for DACA protection ㅤ……

Story at The Washington Examiner, notes at the DC Drain, image from c-span(.org).
ㅤ”If Trump is going to save the dreamers — repudiating a campaign promise that he would end the program — he needs something big in return.” — Washington Post business columnist Robert Samuelson

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