Immigration, Issues, Politics

Trump’s Tariff Threats Are Working

According to a Customs and Border Protection official, border apprehensions have plummeted for the second month in a row offering evidence that President Trump’s threats to tariff Mexico into oblivion unless they help secure the border are working. “It’s absolute proof,” CBP Deputy Commissioner Robert Perez told “Fox & Friends.” Perez continued: “Unquestionably, an agreement with the government of Mexico that was literally unprecedented by way of the degree of cooperation, the commitment they’ve made, to enforce and go down in numbers with their National Guard and law enforcement along their border … [with] Guatemala.” #artofthedeal

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Speaking on Fox & Friends on Thursday, Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Robert Perez said border apprehensions have plunged for the second straight month, and that the Trump administration’s deal with Mexico to help slow the flood of immigrants to the southern border is working.

Perez stated, “It’s absolute proof. Unquestionably, an agreement with the government of Mexico that was literally unprecedented by way of the degree of cooperation, the commitment they’ve made, to enforce and go down in numbers with their National Guard and law enforcement along their border … [with] Guatemala.” He continued, “Interior enforcement up, as well as enforcement along our southern border — that coupled with the collaboration with the migrant protection protocol and some of the work that we’ve been doing with the northern triangle countries — all combined, you’ve seen those numbers drop now in two months in a row.”

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Big govt, Economy & Investments, Politics

Majority of Swing-State Voters Don’t Prefer Universal Coverage

A new survey commissioned by the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future found that nearly two-thirds of swing-state voters prefer lower healthcare costs over universal health care coverage, or otherwise think ObamaCare 1.0 and possibly a future “2.0” Medicare-for-All overhauls of our healthcare is a terrible idea. The survey also found that 46 percent of American voters regard health care as the most critical issue with the economy coming in second at 40 percent and another 40 percent citing immigration.  The states surveyed included: Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Ohio – all states that the Left cannot afford to lose but whose candidates are nearly all touting a healthcare coup by Big Government. Good news for President Trump.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Nearly two-thirds of swing-state voters favor lowering healthcare costs over providing universal health care, according to a poll released Thursday.

A survey released Thursday conducted by Locust Street Group commissioned by the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future found that 64 percent of American battleground state voters prefer lowering healthcare costs over ensuring universal health care. In contrast, only 36 percent of swing-state voters back universal coverage over reducing healthcare costs.

The battleground states include Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Ohio, all crucial states for presidential elections and congressional races.

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2nd Amendment, Big govt, Politics

Trump Vows To ‘Always’ Uphold 2A

During a rally with supporters in New Hampshire, President Trump promised unequivocal support for the Second Amendment. “We can’t make it harder for good, solid, law-abiding citizens to protect themselves,” President Trump argued. “We will always uphold the right to self-defense, and we will always uphold the Second Amendment.” He also made clear his stance that “It’s not the gun that pulls the trigger. It’s the person that pulls the trigger.” Unlike the Left which just wants to confiscate guns, President Trump is focused on improving mental healthcare resources and getting to the root of the problem in the wake of the Dayton and El Paso mass shootings. We don’t expect any gun-grabbing bills to get signed into law in the near future.

Here’s more from The Hill…

President Trump on Thursday told supporters in New Hampshire that he would “always uphold the Second Amendment” and suggested that the construction of new mental health facilities would help curb gun violence.

The president lamented the lack of mental health institutions as he spoke about the need to keep guns away from people with mental illnesses. The comments come as the White House and Congress examine new gun laws after recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas.

“It’s not the gun that pulls the trigger. It’s the person that pulls the trigger,” Trump said, earning a roar of approval from the crowd in Manchester.

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Big govt, Politics

Obama State Dept in Contact with Fusion GPS

Following Hillary’s launch into the 2016 campaign trail, her deputy at the State Department, Victoria Nuland, just happened to be in contact with Fusion GPS cofounder Glenn Simpson. From a batch of roughly a dozen “Russia collusion” interviews conducted with Justice Department official Bruce Ohr–whose wife worked for Fusion GPS and who acted as “middleman”–comes this gem written by an FBI agent: “Ohr knew Glenn Simpson and others were talking to Victoria Nuland at the State Department.” The date: November 22, 2016. What did Team Obama know, and when did they know it?

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Victoria Nuland, a former Hillary Clinton associate who served as a senior official in John Kerry’s State Department, was in communication with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson, according to a newly released FBI document.

The controversial Fusion GPS opposition research firm infamously produced the Christopher Steele dossier alleging now debunked Russian collision charges and was paid for its anti-Trump work by Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

Any connection between Nuland and Fusion GPS would raise further questions about the role of the Obama-era State Department in fueling the Russia collision conspiracy, especially with regard to facilitating Steele’s unsubstantiated claims.

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Big govt, Issues

Bombshell: Epstein’s Prison Records Falsified

Newly discovered falsified prison records are raising more red flags related to sex trafficking Clinton crony Jeffrey Epstein’s prison “suicide.” According to breaking developments, not one but both of the prison guards in charge of monitoring the convicted pedophile the morning of his death “fell asleep”… and did not check on him for hours when they were supposed to check on him every 30 minutes. Then they falsified the prison records to hide that they “fell asleep on the job,” leaving a convenient three-hour window during which Epstein was never supervised. There’s much more to this than meets the eye, especially with a claim that Epstein had dirt on at least 50 prominent individuals. Far more people wanted him dead than cared whether or not he lived. We’ll keep you posted as this unravels.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

The two prison guards in charge of monitoring convicted pedophile and alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on the morning that he committed suicide reportedly “fell asleep,” did not check on him for hours, and then falsified prison records to hide their actions.

The new developments in the investigation into Epstein’s suicide come after the Justice Department announced on Tuesday that the two guards had been placed on administrative leave and the warden of the prison was being temporarily reassigned.

“The two correctional officers in the special housing unit where Mr. Epstein was held — 9 South — falsely recorded in a log that they had checked on the financier, who was facing sex trafficking charges, every 30 minutes, as was required,” The New York Times reported Tuesday night, citing a law enforcement official and a prison official. “Such false entries in an official log could constitute a federal crime.”

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Big govt, Elections, Politics

Beto vs. Flat Tire

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke (TX) is trying feverishly to put those long, flailing arms to work repairing his failing image…by fixing a flat tire with cameras at the ready. Previous attempts to salvage his flatlined polling and fund-raising efforts include live streaming his haircuts, answering questions in Spanish, and, of course, standing atop flat surfaces in coffeehouses and cafes. In the words of a Daily Beast article regarding desperate Beto’s bids for attention, “You bet he got up on that counter.” Rest assured, though, in a field of two dozen candidates, Beto’s flash in the pan is all heat and no sizzle. He’s done.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

In the perfect metaphor for his presidential campaign, which started like a hot-air balloon soaring into the sky supported by all the hot air the Left could muster but is now flat as a balloon punctured by the reality that he is a political lightweight who is flailing about in any way he can to draw attention to himself, former Congressman and current failed presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released another video to try to bolster his image: fixing a flat tire on a truck.

Last December, in a straw poll of members of MoveOn.org, first obtained by NBC News, O’Rourke led the field at 15.6%, with former vice president Joe Biden close behind at 14.9%. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) came in third at 13.1%. NBC reported, “It’s another sign of O’Rourke’s surprising popularity among national Democrats and a potentially troubling indication for Sanders, whom MoveOn endorsed in the 2016 Democratic primary.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Ohr Interview Reveals Clinton Collusion

Analysis of an FBI agent’s interview with then Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr obtained by Judicial Watch reveals that Hillary Clinton’s deep state operatives deliberately fed the FBI false information on President Trump and his aides “in the months following his election,” according to a Washington Times report. “These new Bruce Ohr FBI 302s show an unprecedented and irregular effort by the FBI, DOJ, and State Department to dig up dirt on President Trump using the conflicted Bruce Ohr, his wife, and the Clinton/DNC spies at Fusion GPS,” blasted Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. We’re shocked-SHOCKED-to learn that Robert Mueller’s final report on “Russia collusion” didn’t spill a single drop of ink on the role of Fusion GPS and Mr. Steele in setting up the FBI investigation against President Trump.

Here’s more from Washington Times…

Hillary Clinton operatives fed the FBI false information on President Trump and his aides in the months following his election, according to an analysis of an FBI agent’s interview with a key conduit.

The agent’s interview notes (known as 302s) of Bruce Ohr, then an associate deputy attorney general in the Department of Justice, were obtained by the conservative investigative group Judicial Watch.

“These new Bruce Ohr FBI 302s show an unprecedented and irregular effort by the FBI, DOJ, and State Department to dig up dirt on President Trump using the conflicted Bruce Ohr, his wife, and the Clinton/DNC spies at Fusion GPS,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.

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Big govt, Politics

Graham Promises ObamaCare Repeal

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has promised that Washington will finally pull the plug on ObamaCare if President Trump wins reelection and Republicans win back control of both chambers of Congress. “If we can get the House back and keep our majority in the Senate and President Trump wins reelection, I can promise you not only are we going to repeal ObamaCare, we’re going to do it in a smart way where South Carolina will be the biggest winner.” Graham’s alternate plan includes shifting federally redistributed money “back to the states” in order to test Democratic policies against Republican ones. But we’ve heard that before. We’re not holding our breath.

Here’s more from The Hill…

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said this week that Republicans would push to repeal ObamaCare if they win back the House and President Trump is reelected in 2020.

“If we can get the House back and keep our majority in the Senate, and President Trump wins reelection, I can promise you not only are we going to repeal ObamaCare, we’re going to do it in a smart way where South Carolina will be the biggest winner,” Graham said in an interview with a South Carolina radio station.

“We’ve got to remind people that we’re not for ObamaCare.”

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2nd Amendment, Big govt, Politics

Gun Grab Coming in September

Be ready to “cling to your guns and Constitution” because according to Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), “assault weapons” ban legislation is coming in fast and furious in September when Congress returns from recess. Along with an attack on scary-looking guns, background checks and “red flag” laws are also up for consideration. During an appearance on the Louisville, Kentucky, Terry Meiners Show, McConnell made it clear that something will pass commenting, “What we can’t do is fail to pass something.”

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) indicated an “assault weapons” ban and other gun controls would be “front and center” when the Senate reconvenes in September.

The Courier-Journal reports that McConnell was a guest on the Louisville, KY, Terry Meiners Show where he said, “What we can’t do is fail to pass something,” adding, “The urgency of this is not lost on any of us.”

NPR reports that McConnell addressed an “assault weapons” ban, saying: “We had that ban for about a 10-year period. There’s a good deal of dispute about whether it actually had an impact or not.

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Big govt, Elections, Politics

Biden: “We Choose Truth over Facts”

Joe Biden attempted to woo a crowd on Tuesday with an astounding claim: “We choose science over fiction; we choose truth over facts.” The comment was ostensibly in reference to recent shootings in which the Left has–per usual–used the occasion as yet another opportunity for knee-jerk political stunts for massive gun regulations. Meanwhile, conservatives will continue with a preference for facts, particularly those that demonstrate time and again in such places as Chicago that gun regulations serve only to ensure that law-abiding citizens have no means of self-defense. Psst. Hey, Lefties, here’s a secret: criminals don’t obey laws.

Here’s more from Free Beacon…

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told a crowd of supporters on Tuesday that “we choose truth over facts,” apparently referring to the Democratic Party.

“We choose science over fiction; we choose truth over facts,” Biden said, drawing applause.

The former vice president has a history of tripping over his words.

Biden continues to hold a formidable lead in national Democratic primary polls. He leads the next two closest opponents, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I, Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), by over 15 percentage points.

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