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    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz slammed President Joe Biden Tuesday for traveling across Europe rather than visiting the southern border and addressing the migrant influx. “Well, you know what, Joe Biden’s in Europe right now,” Cruz said during a congressional hearing. “Maybe it’s time for the person ostensibly in charge of the border from this administration to go to the border.”...
    Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX) has sent a letter to Vice President Kamala Harris, urging her to visit the southern border as “severe burdens” hamper border patrol agents and American citizens in surrounding communities. “I write to invite you to the U.S. Southern Border to observe the ongoing humanitarian crisis and share the perspective of Americans who live there. I...
                        Live from Music Row Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed Jackson County, Texas Sheriff, AJ ‘Andy’ Louderback to the newsmakers line to discuss the...
    Former President Donald Trump announced he accepted an invitation to visit the “Nation’s decimated Southern Border” with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on an official visit before Vice President Kamala Harris has made any plans to visit. Trump will visit the “Nation’s decimated Southern Border on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.” “The Biden Administration inherited from me the strongest, safest, and most secure border...
    Former President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday a planned trip to the nation's southern border at the end of the month. Trump, who is nearly five months out of office, said he accepted an invitation from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to visit, arguing the border situation has been mishandled by President Joe Biden. ABBOTT FACES TWO MAJOR OBSTACLES IN...
    Former President Donald Trump announced in a statement Tuesday that he will be visiting the southern border later this month. In his statement, the former president indicated that he had accepted Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s invitation to join Abbott during his scheduled visit to the southern border on Wednesday June 30. #BREAKING: On June 30, former President Donald Trump...
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) walloped President Joe Biden on Tuesday in a congressional hearing for touring Europe instead of inspecting the southern border crisis. “Well, you know what, Joe Biden’s in Europe right now,” Cruz said. “Maybe it’s time for the person ostensibly in charge of the border from this administration to go to the border.” “In the last month,...
    Former President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDOJ asks Supreme Court to revive Boston Marathon bomber death sentence, in break with Biden vow Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting DOJ tells media execs that reporters were not targets of investigations MORE will visit the U.S.-Mexico border later this month as he re-enters the public eye and as Republicans seek to cast...
    The Biden administration on Tuesday announced it is significantly expanding eligibility for a program that brings Central American minors to the U.S. if they have parents or legal guardians here already – part of the effort by the administration to tackle the migrant surge at the southern border. "Proud to work with [Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas] on our responsible,...
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials seized 934 pounds of fentanyl at the southern border in May, a 300 percent increase over last May, according to CBP data. The agency’s most recent statistics also reveal that in the eight months of fiscal year 2021, officials have seized 7,039 pounds of fentanyl, more than the entirety of fiscal year 2020,...
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry are keeping busy, having recently intercepted narcotics in three separate enforcement actions with a combined estimated street value of $1,324,150. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) “CBP officers used their experience and keen observation skills in conducting their inspections and were able to intercept these...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said Vice President Harris, who in March was tapped by President BidenJoe BidenFormer Rep. Rohrabacher says he took part in Jan. 6 march to Capitol but did not storm building Saudis picked up drugs in Cairo used to kill Khashoggi: report Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting MORE to lead the administration’s efforts...
    House Democrats blocked a motion Monday night that would have halted Vice President Kamala Harris from using taxpayer money for travel until she visits the southern border and creates a plan to deal with the crisis there. The vice president has gone 82 days without visiting the U.S.-Mexico border after President Joe Biden appointed her to stem the migration to the U.S. southern border. Two...
    LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents saved a undocumented female migrant after she lost her grip and fell underneath a moving train she was attempting to board illegally on June 10. Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agent Emergency Medical Technicians and Laredo Fire Department paramedics render first aid to an undocumented female migrant who suffered a severe injury to...
    KAMALA Harris' "cringeworthy" answers to questions about when she would visit the southern border and her "failed" Mexico trip were slammed by a panel of CNN commentators. The vice president is under fire following her trips to Guatemala and Mexico as Biden's "border czar" amid the migration crisis. 8CNN commentators slammed Kamala Harris' 'cringeworthy' answers to questions about when...
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday discussions with President Joe Biden regarding the lifting of COVID-19 border restrictions between the United States and Canada have not yet resulted in a deal. Trudeau announced during a press conference he had spoken with the U.S. president about lifting the ban on non-essential travel across the border, a restriction first implemented...
    Lara Trump, former President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law, advised U.S. residents living along the southern border to "arm up" and "get guns" in response to the surge of migrants arriving there. Lara Trump called President Joe Biden's border response "disgraceful," arguing the president was responsible for cultivating a dangerous situation for those living in border communities. "I don't know what to...
    LARA Trump last night urged Americans living at the southern border to "arm up" and "get guns" as she blasted Joe Biden's immigration policies. The ex-president’s daughter-in-law was speaking as the numbers of illegal immigrants crossing from Mexico continues to rise. 4Lara Trump appeared on Fox News on Saturday night and suggested residents living along the southern border should 'arm...
    Lara Trump appeared on Justice with Judge Jeanine Saturday evening to discuss border security, and as part of a discussion of President Joe Biden’s immigration policies, Trump told host Judge Jeanine Pirro that she thought Americans living along the U.S.-Mexico border had “better arm up and get ready, and maybe they will have to take matters into their own hands.”...
    During Saturday’s Republican Weekly Address, Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX) stated that “border communities and our Hispanic communities are hurting now more than ever at our southern border.” Transcript as Follows: “Hey there – I am U.S. Congressman Tony Gonzales. I proudly represent Texas’s 23rd District in the House of Representatives. I am honored to deliver this week’s Republican Address on...
    The number of migrants who have been encountered illegally crossing the U.S. border so far this fiscal year has hit a 10 year high, with more than four months still to go -- as the Biden administration struggles to contain a continuing crisis at the southern border. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced this week that the number of migrants...
    Former Vice President Mike Pence chided current Vice President Kamala Harris for neglecting the southern border. Pence, who was a frequent supporter of the Border Patrol during his time in the Trump administration, tweeted on Friday evening pictures of his time in office visiting the southern border and talking to Border Patrol. Pence wrote, “Here’s what it looks like when a...
    Meghan McCain said Friday on ABC’s “The View” that during an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, Vice President Kamala Harris “sounded like a moron” when asked why she has not gone to the given she had been tasked by President Joe Biden to address the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. McCain said, “Vice President Harris was in Guatemala this week...
    Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to to South Carolina and Georgia to promote vaccines next week, continuing to ignore the southern border crisis. “Harris will visit Greenville, S.C., on Monday and Atlanta on June 18. The vaccination tour, led by the vice president, is part of the White House’s National Month of Action on vaccines as it seeks to reach...
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced plans to build a wall along the state's  southern border with Mexico. The Republican made the announcement during a press conference at the 'Border Security Summit' in Del Rio, and said he would discuss the plan further next week. 'We have to build a border [wall]. I've been down here talking to the people...
    DEL RIO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – During a summit on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott said he will announce plans next week for Texas to begin building a wall along the southern border. “I will announce next week the plan for the state of Texas to begin building the border wall in the state of Texas,” Abbott said. Details such as costs...
    Vice President Kamala Harris snapped at a Latina Univision anchor Wednesday, when pressed to answer when she would be visiting the southern border. “I’m not finished,” Harris snapped, bobbed her head, and then chuckled before claiming she will visit the southern border. “I said I’m going to the border.” “If we are going to deal with the problems at the...
    Kamala Harris snapped at a Univision reporter on Thursday for asking her when she will visit the U.S.-Mexico border - losing her composure once again when asked why as 'border czar' she hadn't been to the site. Harris spoke to Colombian journalist Ilia Calderon, an anchor with the Miami-based network, the day after her return from Mexico and Guatemala, where...
    The governors of Texas and Arizona are asking other states to deploy all available law enforcement to the southern border to assist in the arresting of illegal immigrants, an authority that is normally only given to federal agents. Republican Govs. Greg Abbott of Texas and Doug Ducey of Arizona called on governors from the other 48 states to patrol the...
    Texas will build its own border wall as migrants continue illegally entering the state, Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Abbott hosted a border security meeting with Texas law enforcement officials to discuss how they can combat illegal entry at the border, according to Abbott. Abbott criticized the Biden administration’s policies for causing an increase in...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Thursday announced plans to build a wall on the Southern border while at a summit to discuss border security in Del Rio, Texas. “I will announce next week the plan for the state of Texas to begin building the border wall,” Abbott said, according to KTVT. Abbott also announced other border security measures, including...
    FBI Director Chris Wray warned during testimony Thursday about a troubling spike in violence and property crimes – and referred to the Jan. 6th Capitol riot as an outbreak of 'extremist violence' that is drawing 'extremely significant' manpower. Wray made the comments in testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, where Chairman Jerold Nadler (D-N.Y.) began the hearing with yet more...
    Canada is open to helping the United States resettle Central Americans by taking in some of the hundreds of thousands who have sought refuge at the U.S.-Mexico border since President Joe Biden took office. "I certainly think that we have the capacity within our existing levels plan to accommodate more refugees," Canadian Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino told Reuters. However, Mendicino's...
    Vice President Kamala Harris made a trip to Guatemala this week to discuss the root cause of immigration but has yet to visit the U.S.-Mexico border to see the crisis firsthand. She told NBC's Lester Holt in an interview that "we’re going to the border. We have been to the border." But Lara Trump, a Fox News contributor and former...
    Tomi Lahren blasted Kamala Harris for her trip to Latin America and the Biden administration’s border policies Wednesday on Fox Nation’s "Final Thoughts."  "Vice President Kamala Harris completed her first photo op – I mean international trip to Guatemala and Mexico this week to discover the ‘root causes’ of the border crisis," the Fox Nation host said.  "That’s a whole...
    Guatemala's president has accused Kamala Harris and Joe Biden of sending mixed messages about their southern border, accusing them of using 'lukewarm' words which were ripe to be exploited by criminal gangs. Alejandro Giammattei, a conservative who took office in January 2020, spoke to Fox News on Monday for an interview which aired on Wednesday night. He spoke shortly after...
    More On: kamala harris Biden admin officials ‘perplexed’ at Harris’ performance during Central America trip Arizona sheriff rips Kamala Harris over border crisis ‘A slap in the face’: GOP pols take aim at Harris for absence at border Kamala Harris’ most senseless dodge yet The Issue: Vice President Kamala Harris’ handling of the immigration surge at the southern border....
    Republican Texas Rep. Chip Roy sent Vice President Kamala Harris a nine-page memo Wednesday, calling her out for not visiting the Southern Border and offered solutions to the ongoing border crisis. The Daily Caller first obtained the memo, which gives her an update on what is going on with the crisis and provided a list of solutions he believes would...
    EL PASO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at the El Paso area ports of entry had a busy week, seizing more than 23 pounds of fentanyl, 190 pounds of methamphetamine, 29 pounds of cocaine, 42 pounds of marijuana and arresting 25 fugitives from justice. “CBP Officers remain focused on their mission of protecting the homeland,” said CBP Director...
    Tucker Carlson claims 'fake' Kamala Harris 'doesn't understand the point' around why she needs to visit the US-Mexico border because the media treats her like 'a god.' The Fox News' host took aim at the vice president for a second night in a row Tuesday over her role in tackling the surge of migrants who have been pouring into America...
    Vice President Kamala Harris finally conceded she would visit the Southern border — 24 hours after trying to dismiss the idea entirely. The issue threatened to overshadow her entire visit to Guatemala and Mexico to meet with officials in those countries to address the “root causes” of migration. Monday, June 7: Guatemala Press Conference Harris dismissed a question of whether...
    Republican Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert brought a cardboard cutout of Vice President Kamala Harris to the southern border, according to a video she tweeted Tuesday. I went to the southern border to see what’s up, but I didn’t go alone… pic.twitter.com/m66fet7mUT — Rep. Lauren Boebert (@RepBoebert) June 8, 2021 Boebert said in the video that she went to visit...
    Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday said she will visit the U.S.-Mexico border, but did not say when. "Yes, I will and I have before," she said in response to a question about whether she would visit the border. "Listen, anybody, especially if you’re from California you know,  I've spent a lot of time on the border both going there...
    Vice President Kamala Harris declared her trip to Guatemala and Mexico a "success" while speaking to reporters in Mexico City Tuesday night. Her first foreign foray since the inauguration, Harris opened by reiterating her goal for the trip: addressing the root causes of northern migration as being critical to solving the "problem" at the United States's southern border. President Joe...
    One day after Kamala Harris said she would avoid "grand gestures" by visiting the U.S.-Mexico border, the vice president vowed to do just that as pressure mounted. "Look, I've been to the border, and I will go again," Harris told reporters in Mexico City, where she had met with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico and other regional...