BREAKING NEWS! United States sues Texas over treatment of illegal aliens with China Virus; Governor Abbott, AG Paxton ready to fight back

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and El Paso, July 30 – The federal government filed suit against the State of Texas and Governor Greg Abbott late this afternoon in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division, over Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order not to […]

Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday

BOSTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Thursday it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are tied after the Supreme Court signaled the moratorium would only be extended until the end of the month. The White House said President Joe Biden would have liked to extend the […]

Infrastructure deal: Senate votes to start work on $1T bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday night to start work on a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package after President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators reached agreement on the key part of the White House agenda. The outcome after weeks of negotiations showed the interest among senators in starting the process. But […]

Senators, White House in crunch time on infrastructure deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time running short, senators and the White House worked furiously Tuesday to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure intensifying on all sides to wrap up talks on President Joe Biden’s top priority. Despite weeks of closed-door discussions, several issues are still unresolved over the nearly $1 trillion package. How money would be […]

Governors Abbott, Noem send National Guard troops to Texas-Mexico border, since Biden has punted immigration enforcement responsibility

Governors Abbott, Noem send National Guard troops to Texas-Mexico border, since Biden has punted immigration enforcement responsibility

Image: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem visits the U.S. border with Mexico on Monday, July 26, 2021, near McAllen, Texas. The Republican governor deployed roughly 50 National Guard troops to help with Texas’ push to arrest people crossing illegally and charge them with state crimes. Two days later, Texas Governor Greg Abbott followed suit and […]

Biden says US combat mission in Iraq to conclude by year end

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday the U.S. combat mission in Iraq will conclude by the end of the year, an announcement that reflects the reality on the ground more than a major shift in U.S. policy. Even before Biden took office, the main U.S. focus has been assisting Iraqi forces, not fighting […]

AP FACT CHECK: Biden lies about assurances on vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden offered an absolute guarantee Wednesday that people who get their COVID-19 vaccines are completely protected from infection, sickness and death from the coronavirus. The reality is not that cut and dried. “Breakthrough” infections do occur and the delta variant driving cases among the unvaccinated in the U.S. is not fully […]

Senator: Bipartisan infrastructure bill loses IRS provision

WASHINGTON (AP) — A proposal to strengthen IRS enforcement to crack down on tax scofflaws and help fund a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure spending bill is officially off the table, Republican Sen. Rob Portman said Sunday. Portman, who is involved in negotiating the bill, cited “pushback” from fellow Republican lawmakers who dislike the idea of expanding […]

Biden: US will protect Haiti embassy, won’t send troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the U.S. will bolster security at its embassy in Haiti following last week’s assassination of that country’s president, but sending American troops to stabilize the country was “not on the agenda.” Haiti’s interim government last week asked the U.S. and the United Nations to deploy troops […]

Texas sued President Biden over failure to enforce immigration laws

Texas sued President Biden over failure to enforce immigration laws

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Fort Worth, July 15 – The State of Texas has sued President Joe Biden and the presidential administration to force the federal government to enforce public health immigration laws at the Texas-Mexico border. Attorney General Ken Paxton filed Texas’ reply brief demanding that the Biden administration enforce those laws. A […]

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