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Trump Admin: 324M for AZ Border Wall

The Trump administration has signed off on a $324 million border security project to replace 32 miles of existing border fencing that currently does nothing to prevent illegal immigrants on foot from breaching the U.S.-Mexico border. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection project will improve border security in the Tucson and Yuma sectors and is part of President Trump’s January 2017 executive order. Previously, the effort was bogged down by environmental regulations and related bureaucratic red tape, something that has now been waived by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is wrong about many things, a fact that the Daily Wire’s own Andrew Klavan highlights quite a bit. But there is one area Klavan and Ocasio-Cortez actually agree: the Democrats have become the party of big business. Why? Klavan explained more on Thursday’s episode of “The Andrew Klavan Show.”

Klavan explained, “So there is this big story in The New York Times about how Facebook covered up when it was accused of pushing fake news, and letting the Russians get on there. They did terrible things – Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook – they took this aggressive lobbying campaign to combat their critics. From The New York Times: ‘They wanted to shift public anger toward rival companies, ward off damaging regulations. Facebook employed a Republican opposition research firm to discredit activist protestors in part by linking them to the liberal financier George Soros.’ So Zuckerberg is attacking George Soros to get Republicans on his side, and also tapped its business relations and lobbied a Jewish civil rights group to cast criticism as anti-Semitic.”

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