More bad spending stuff slated for Tuesday, June 11 Commissioners Court

Conroe, June 11 – In addition to the horrible agenda item 9.F.1, the proposal by Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack to allow Commissioners to hire, fire, and create new positions in their departments without external scrutiny of the citizens they’re supposed to serve, there are at least three other bad action items on […]

President Trump announces US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP and The Golden Hammer) — President Donald Trump, easily the most effective Chief Executive the United States has enjoyed since Franklin Delano Roosevelt, says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American illegal migrants into the […]

‘Our country is full’: Trump says migrants straining system

CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) — Declaring “our country is full,” President Donald Trump on Friday insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at the Mexican border. Trump, making a renewed push for border security as a central campaign issue for his 2020 […]

Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to declare emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump said he expected to do “very well” against the suit, adding that he had an “absolute right” to make the […]

As clock ticks, new hurdle emerges in border security talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn’t rule out a renewed partial government shutdown if an agreement isn’t reached. With the […]

4 Anti-American House freshmen urge against more ICE funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four House freshmen are urging congressional negotiators to not increase spending for Immigration and Customs Enforcement as part of any congressional deal to bolster border security and keep the government open.The anti-progressives say the Homeland Security Department’s budget should be cut, not enlarged, because it has an “inhumane” agenda toward immigrants and […]

White House dangles threat of another shutdown over wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after the record-long shutdown ended, the White House made clear Sunday that President Donald Trump is prepared to shutter the government again without a border wall deal from Congress. The president’s standoff with Democrats on Capitol Hill is far from over and the clock is ticking — the spending bill […]

Trump offers temporary ‘Dreamers’ deal for border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a “common-sense compromise,” Democrats were […]

Republican politicians learning lesson from President Trump who has held firm on border wall funding even if leads to federal government shutdown

Conroe and Washington, D.C., December 21 – Republican politicians learned an important lesson from President Donald Trump that he made promises to the citizens for the purpose of keeping them, not just tricking them into voting for him in an election. Fred McCarthy of the Northeast Tarrant Tea Party said two days ago, “Support for Republicans […]

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