Author: Cain Wilson

In Texas, Trump backs wall while O’Rourke rallies opponents

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers’ tentative deal that would give him far less than he’s been demanding and declaring he’s “setting the stage” to deliver on his signature campaign promise. In the first…

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President Donald Trump: I Will Never Abolish ICE

President Donald Trump bashed the “radical left” for calls to abolish ICE at Monday night’s MAGA rally in El Paso, Texas, promising, “I will never abolish…ICE.” The president pointed to calls from the radical left to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “Slashing ICE detention is the first step of many for the far…

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Budget deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown. They tentatively agreed Monday night to far less money for…

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GOP/Dem Border Deal: $1.3B for Wall, No Increase in Detention Space

Charles Ommanney/Reportage by Getty Images A Republican-Democrat border security deal that is expected to be offered to President Trump funds about $1.3 billion for a United States-Mexico border wall and includes no increase in detention space to control increasing illegal immigration at the border. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have announced that they have reached a…

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