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Illegal immigrant mother ran transnational drug operation, passed family business off to fugitive son, feds say

The son of an illegal immigrant mother of nine serving more than 17 years in federal prison for running a transnational drug smuggling ring remains a fugitive as authorities released documents about their investigation into the crime family.

FOX NEWS

Ocasio-Cortez raises eyebrows after comparing Trump's border wall to Berlin Wall

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raised eyebrows after comparing President Trump’s border wall plans to the Berlin Wall separating communist Germany from the free world. The New York Democrat made her remarks during a livestream for supporters on Friday, where she spoke out about the scrutiny she recei

FOX NEWS

Clinton rebukes Trump with list of 'national emergencies'

Hillary Clinton has joined the chorus of disapproval surrounding President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. Clinton, Trump’s Democratic opponent in the 2016 election, on Monday tweeted a list of four issues that she considered to be “re

AOL CORP

Graham sums up how stupid the GOP has become

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in a number of ways epitomizes the Republican Party’s descent into intellectual rot and immoral opportunism. Graham as a candidate called out President Trump as a bigot and "the most flawed nominee in the history of the Republican Party.”

WASHINGTON POST

Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu

CBS NEWS

Trump says he has “absolute right” to declare emergency

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that he would prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

DENVER POST

2020 contender: Trump border wall is a 'wasteful vanity project'

New legal challenges emerge in response to Trump’s declaration of a National Emergency, to secure funding for his border wall. Washington Governor Jay Inslee joins Ari Melber, to break down why he’s considering suing over it, as Washington State has already taken the lead in ten lawsuit against the

MSNBC

Majority of voters not siding with Trump in emergency declaration controversy, poll shows

The majority of registered voters disapprove of President Trump declaring a national emergency and want to see it challenged in court, according to a new poll released Tuesday.

WASHINGTON TIMES

Trump slams California for lawsuit against border emergency declaration

President Donald Trump took a swing at California on Tuesday morning with tweets criticizing the state for leading the legal charge against his efforts to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency.

POLITICO

Democrats Used To Talk About 'Criminal Immigrants,' So What Changed The Party?

When bipartisan immigration discussions pop up, Democrats often insist it's hard to find a solution because of the GOP's immigration evolution. The days of Ronald Reagan endorsing an amnesty program and denouncing walls are long gone, replaced by President Trump's talk of "rapists" and quest for a w

NPR

California sues to block Trump's national emergency — here are the other 14 other states that joined the lawsuit

California led fourteen other states in a lawsuit to block President Donald Trump from building a border wall through the declaration of a national emergency. California attorney general Xavier Becerra made the announcement of the lawsuit on Monday which coincides with Presidents Day.

THE BLAZE

Donald Trump lashes out at California after 16 states sue over his border wall national emergency

President Donald Trump is getting sued by 16 states over his decision to declare a national emergency in order to obtain funding for a southern border wall. "President Trump has veered the country toward a constitutional crisis of his own making. For years, President Trump has repeatedly stated his

SALON

16 States Sue Trump Over National Emergency After Daylong Protests Across the Country

On Friday, President Trump declared the state of national emergency that he’s been threatening for months in order to circumvent Congress and fund his long-promised “border wall.” Almost immediately, the California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that he and several other state Attorneys G

BRIT + CO

Trump rages about Washington Post fact-checkers skewering 'your all time favorite President' after takedown of 'rambling' border speech 'chock-full of false and misleading claims'

President Donald Trump slammed The Washington Post' Fact Checker as a 'fake fact checker' after it claimed his speech declaring a national emergency on the border was 'chock-full of false and misleading claims.'

DAILY MAIL

O'Rourke, in Spanish, doesn't rule out being vice presidential candidate

EL PASO, Texas — Beto O'Rourke said Tuesday that he hasn't ruled out being a 2020 vice presidential candidate — even as he plans to decide in the next 10 days if he'll seek the presidency.

NBC NEWS

Gillibrand to activist: You’re right, the border wall would cut off “indigenous” people from the U.S.

By “indigenous,” do they mean Native Americans whose land straddles the U.S.-Mexico border? Because those groups do exist. Or are they using “indigenous” to describe people who used to be Americans before the border cruelly shifted north to exclude them and who should, perhaps, be allowed to reclaim

HOT AIR

'He Blew It': Thiessen Says Trump Made 'Every Wrong Decision' on Border Wall Funds

Fox News contributor Marc Thiessen said Monday that President Trump has made a series of mistakes in his attempt to secure funding for a border wall. Trump declared a national emergency at the southern border last week, a decision that could divert billions of government dollars toward his long-prom

FOX NEWS

Trump’s ‘National Emergency’ Has Already Become a Legal Nightmare

Legal challenges to President Trump’s national emergency declaration are starting to pile up. Days after multiple advocacy groups filed lawsuits challenging the president’s “national emergency,” 16 states have sued the Trump administration over the president’s scheme to use executive privilege to bu

ROLLING STONE

What Republican senators are saying about Trump’s national emergency declaration

At least four Republican senators, Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), have expressed opposition to the national emergency since it was declared. All four support more border security but saw the move as executive overreach and potentially uncons

WASHINGTON POST

Randy Rainbow Sings Madonna-Themed Takedown Of Donald Trump's Border Lies

Randy Rainbow is “talkin’ ’bout border lies” in his latest musical mocking of President Donald Trump. The YouTube comedian uses his spoof of Madonna’s 1980s hit “Borderline” to call out Trump’s immigration fearmongering and his declaration of a national emergency to fund his U.S.-Mexico border wall.

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