washingtonexaminer.comBorder deployment leads to arrest of 1,600 more illegal immigrantsU.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have apprehended an additional 1,600 people attempting to illegally enter the country from Mexico since April 15 as a result of the deployment of National Guard troops to the southwest border, CBP and defense officials said Wednesday.
washingtonexaminer.comLife sentence for truck driver who smuggled immigrants in overheated tractor-trailerA 61-year-old Louisville, Ky., man was sentenced Friday to life in federal prison for transporting dozens of illegal immigrants in a scorching hot tractor-trailer, after which 10 people were found dead inside the truck last July, according to the Justice Department.
washingtonexaminer.comOpposing a fine judicial nominee as too qualifiedIt is pretty bizarre, not to mention disingenuous, for U.S. senators to oppose a federal judicial nominee because he is too qualified. But that’s exactly what Maryland’s Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin are doing to Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein, nominated last fall to the U.S. 4th Circuit…
washingtonexaminer.comFentanyl seizures at the border on pace to double from last yearU.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seen a significant uptick in opioid and methamphetamine seizures in the first six months of the government's fiscal year, and have almost hit the levels seen in the last full fiscal year.
washingtonexaminer.comSurprise trip to Mexico by Homeland, Border chiefsWith little fanfare, President Trump’s Homeland and Border chiefs have flown to Mexico to ink significant trade and security deals that are already leading to a better, more professional relationship between Washington and Mexico City.
washingtonexaminer.comManufacturers push back against environmentalists' climate court strategyManufacturers are pushing back against a growing array of climate change and other lawsuits brought by environmentalists and state attorneys general, saying that the activists are blaming business for activities that could go back as long as a century.
washingtonexaminer.comLeaders of Turning Point USA bail on college kids to hang out with Kanye WestCharlie Kirk and Candace Owens of Turning Point USA, the influential conservative student group with more than 350 chapters on college and high school campuses nationally, canceled a speaking engagement hosted by students from Virginia Tech and Liberty University because of unforeseen travel…
washingtonexaminer.comBernie Sanders urges liberal candidates to ignore consultants, follow their gutsSpeaking to a room packed with progressives running for state and local office, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., advised the first-time candidates to ignore the political establishment and trust their guts.
washingtonexaminer.comIf Robert Jeffress is a bigot, then Mitt Romney is tooMonday’s historic opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is a wonderful acknowledgment from the United States of our solidarity with Israel and recognizing Jerusalem as its rightful capitol. I applaud President Trump for having the courage to follow through with this American promise after so…
washingtonexaminer.comBangladeshis paying drug cartel up to $27,000 to be smuggled into the USBorder Patrol agents have seen a significant uptick in the number of migrants from Bangladesh attempting to illegally cross from Mexico into Texas at the Laredo Sector this year, and say Latin American drug cartels are charging each person as much as $27,000 to be smuggled into the U.S.