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DHS officials fear illegal border crossings may spread coronavirusSome 328 immigrants from China have been caught crossing the border illegally so far this year, according to Homeland Security data that raises the prospect a coronavirus carrier could sneak into the country via the U.S.-Mexico border.2
Illegal immigration at border down for the eighth straight monthBorder arrests dropped for the eighth straight month in January as the Trump administration’s new policies continue to discourage new people from coming, according to Homeland Security officials — though they’re warning of increases as the spring approaches.
Judge strips terrorist of U.S. citizenship at government requestA federal judge has stripped a terrorist of his naturalized U.S. citizenship, siding with the government in the case of a Pakistan-born man convicted more than 15 years ago of plotting to destroy New York’s Brooklyn Bridge.
San Fran’s newest ‘communist’ D.A. cleans house of tough prosecutorsChesa Boudin, San Francisco’s newest district attorney, the guy once referred to as “communist” by city sheriffs, kicked off his new law enforcement leadership role by, get this, firing seven of the community’s experienced prosecutors — the ones, notably, known as tough on crime.
Impeachment costs stretch into — umm, unknown millionsIt’s bad enough we’ve got a highly partisan impeachment hunt being led by highly anti-Donald Trump partisans whose sole purpose in political life is to disrupt this White House and boot the president from office. But how about those taxpayers? How about the taxpayers footing this impeachment bill? Well on that, we just don’t know.1
Justice Dept. probe goes worldwide to examine spies and their Trump targetsAttorney General William P. Barr’s ongoing inquiry into the origins of the Trump-Russia saga is taking investigators to Australia, Ukraine, Italy and the United Kingdom to examine spies and their Trump targets.
Big-government union bosses revel in collective bargainingAs a local official years ago, I saw the negative impact of collective bargaining on our taxpayers and on our excellent employees. So, during my first year in office as governor of Wisconsin, we took the power away from the big-government special interests and put it firmly into the hands of the hard-working taxpayers. Our Act 10 reforms were both pro-taxpayer and pro-worker.
Anti-Trump dossier roils Capitol Hill anew after revelations about biasThree Senate committee chairs demanded answers this week about the role played by the Justice and State departments in furthering the goals of Christopher Steele, the former British spy who compiled the discredited anti-Trump dossier that helped launch the special counsel’s investigation.