Panic in the White House as Trump Doubles Down on Border Closing

An inside report from the White House this morning reveals that staff members are panicking over the prospect of their boss actually going forward with his threat to close the U.S. border with Mexico.

On Friday Donald Trump made his initial threat to close the border and since then has repeated it, in effect doubling down on a draconian disaster. read more

Former DHS Secretary Tells Congress: Stop Trying For ‘Political Wins’

Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was on a talk show this morning and he said that members of Congress should stop trying to get “political wins” from the issue of immigration. Instead, Ridge said, he thinks it is time for both parties to come together and agree on a bipartisan approach to solve America’s immigration problems. read more

Senators Push For New Immigration Deal to End Shutdown

Several key members of the U.S. Senate have said they want to revive controversial immigration negotiations as a way to end the partial government shutdown, which is now two weeks old.

Congress has been trying — and failing — to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws for many years. Trying to achieve consensus on immigration now, and to pass a bill that President Trump will sign, seems like a very difficult path to follow. read more

Caravan of 1,300 Honduran Migrants Starts Walking to the U.S. Border

A caravan of over 1,300 people left yesterday from Honduras, beginning a journey to the United States where members of the caravan hope to seek asylum as refugees. The group was composed primarily of families, including many women carrying babies. The beginning of their journey was marked by the desperation which underlies their struggle for existence in their home country where life has become almost intolerable. read more

After Shutdown Threat Trump Demands Border Changes and ‘The Wall’

President Donald Trump on Monday called for increasing border security and overhauling the U.S. immigration system a day after he threatened to shut down the federal government if it were necessary to do that in order for him to get his way and to get Congress to pass the legislation he wants. read more

WSJ Bashes Trump For Taking Credit For Solving ‘Problem of His Own Creation’

Although the Wall Street Journal is very conservative in some ways, that doesn’t mean that they are big Donald Trump fans, or that they support all of the president’s policies.

Lately the Journal has differed with Trump on his key issues of trade tariffs and immigration since they, like many “establishment” Republicans, support both free trade and a compromise on immigration reform. read more

DACA Supporters Fall Short As Ryan Avoids Disaster in House Vote

Moderate Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives failed in their attempt to force Speaker Paul Ryan to bring a vote on the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program to the house floor.  Shortly before the deadline of midnight on Tuesday it was announced by GOP leadership that the moderates had come up short in their attempt to pass a discharge petition that would have forced a vote on the DACA proposal. With the support of all Democrats in the House, plus a handful of GOP moderates, the DACA proposal would have passed the House against the wishes of Ryan and other members of the Republican leadership team. read more

Republican Rebellion on Immigration Threatens GOP

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are far from unified on many important policy issues.  First and foremost among these issues is immigration, especially when it comes to creating a workable U.S. policy on a path to citizenship and the treatment of “Dreamers” under the DACA program. And according to the Associated Press, immigration issues are threatening to tear apart the Republican Party. read more

MSNBC Host Nicole Wallace’s Conservative Guest Blasts Trump As She Refused To Repeat His Lies

On the same broadcast this past Friday when Nicole Wallace, host of Deadline: White House,  laid into Donald Trump for his persistent lying with impunity to the people of this nation,  in a later segment Wallace reminded her viewers through one of her panelists why Mr. Trump  is “utterly unfit” to be President of the United States. read more

Lewandowski’s Lie Is Probably Preparation For Trump’s Greatest Con on Americans

Lewandowski repeated a Trump campaign lie and said: “Donald Trump won the election campaign by the largest majority since Ronald Reagan in 1984.”

Proof That Donald Trump Thinks Americans Are Dirt Stupid

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Trump told Americans that if elected, Hillary Clinton will import 650 million immigrants into America a week and lose control of the country.

Compassionate House Democrats Introduce Resolution Protecting Immigrants From Deportation

"These laws splinter families and deny judicial review. Twenty years is too long to cling to broken and morally bankrupt policies.”

House Democrats Waste No Time In Fighting Back Against Paul Ryan’s Lies

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Assistant Democratic Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) called out Paul Ryan for lying about immigration reform and warned the new speaker that his pro-billionaire economic agenda is dead on arrival.

Paul Ryan Smears President Obama On National Television While Refusing To Do His Own Job

Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) attacked President Obama's character while refusing to do his job and bring popular legislation to the floor for a vote.

Hispanics Hate Trump: Hillary Clinton’s Approval Rating Beats Billionaire By 91 Points

Donald Trump has a net negative (-51) favorable rating with Hispanics, compared to Clinton's overwhelmingly positive (+40) favorable rating.

Threat Of Violent Revolution If Anti-Immigration Candidate Donald Trump Is Not Elected In 2016

Larry Klayman is a perpetually angry white man upset about what his pea-brain imagines is "the growing tyranny" of the Obama Administration

Hillary Clinton Silences Terrified Republicans With Aggressive Stance On Immigration

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The Republican response to Hillary Clinton's call for a path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally has been met with an awkward air of terrified silence from the Republican presidential candidates.