Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents recovered the body of a migrant who apparently drowned during an illegal border crossing. The recovery took place not far from the scene where agents rescued 17 migrants earlier in the week.
On this weekend’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said President Donald Trump has the authority to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border because of the human trafficking and drugs moving across it. McCarthy said, “First of all, does the president have the authority and the answer is yes. Since 1976 when the law passed presidents have declared more than 60 emergencies.” He continued, “Yes, it’s a crisis and emergency along our border. First of all, think about the human trafficking that is happening. Think about the children being moved across the country. Think about the amount of drugs and how many thousands of Americans are dying most of that is coming through the Southern border. The president, one, has authority. Yes, it is an emergency.” Follow Pam Key On Twitter @pamkeyNEN
An interview featuring actress Ellen Page blaming President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for the "hate" that led to the hoax attack against Empire star Jussie Smollett has amassed over 18 million views.
A team of gunmen ambushed two Mexican journalists in the city of Hermosillo, Sonoro, killing one of them and injuring the second one. The murder marks the third murder of a journalist in 2019 and the fifth murder of its kind since Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December 2018.
Left-wing Hollywood wasted no time in politicizing and blaming President Donald Trump and his supporters for an alleged hate crime attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett -- an encounter that police now reportedly believe to have been staged.
Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) there are enough votes in the U.S. Senate to pass a resolution disapproving of President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration on the U.S.-Mexico border. Duckworth said, “I think we do. Now, whether we have enough for an override and veto, that’s a different story. But frankly, I think there’s enough people in the Senate who are concerned that what he’s doing is robbing from the military and the DOD to go build this wall.” She added, “Frankly the president is trying to take the power of the purse away from the legislative branch. We are co-equal branches of government, and he’s trying to do executive overreach, and it’s uncalled for.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
Weeks after "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett made allegations that he was violently beaten by men who hurled racist and homophobic slurs at him, placed a rope around his neck like a noose, and shouted, "This is MAGA country," local authorities suspect Smollett of orchestrating the attack.
Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said Republicans are telling Democrats privately that President Donald Trump was “acting childish and is violating the Constitution” with his national emergency declaration. Brown said, “Well, this is the first kind of emergency we’ve seen like this that a president has done this. He couldn’t get the Mexicans to build the wall. Couldn’t get Congress to vote the money in. This is the, in fact, the first emergency declaration like this with that kind of construct where he got turned down by Congress and then went ahead and did it. That’s why you see so many Republicans saying don’t do this.” He continued, “Republicans are afraid he’s going to take the money from somewhere else in something they care about but fundamentally, they think it’s a president who failed who hates to lose who is acting childish and is violating the Constitution. Republican after Republican is telling us that privately.” He added, “We will have a vote on this likely in the next two or three weeks. See if those Republicans show the backbone that they generally haven’t shown standing up to this president in the past. But this is
On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” White House senior adviser Stephen Miller described former President George W. Bush’s record on immigration as an “astonishing betrayal.” Miller said, “As you know, when George Bush came into office, illegal immigration total doubled from 6 million to 12 million by the time he left office.” He added, “That represented an astonishing betrayal of the American people. I’m not gonna sit here today and tell you that George Bush defended this country on the southern border because he did not.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) vowed to hold hearing into former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claim that Justice Department officials had discussions about the use of the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN, HOST “FACE THE NATION”: Senator that’s a tremendous allegation to make. Have you ever asked Rod Rosenstein if in fact that conversation happened? GRAHAM: While he’s publicly denied it, but, the whole point of Congress existing is to provide oversight of the executive branch. So through good reporting by “60 Minutes,” there’s an allegation by the acting FBI director at the time that the deputy attorney general was basically trying to do an administrative coup, take the president down to the 25 Amendment process. The deputy attorney general denies it. So I promise your viewers the following; that we will have a hearing about who’s telling the truth, what actually happened. Mr. McCabe, you remember, was dismissed from the FBI for leaking information to the press. So you’ve got to remember the source here. BRENNAN: There has been some parsing though of whether these were extended discussions versus conversations about the 25th
On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” nationally syndicated conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claim that Justice Department officials had discussions about the use of the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump was a “silent coup.” Limbaugh said, “These people are unelected. They took it upon themselves to overthrow the election results of 2016. Ignoring the potential real collusion and conspiracy between Democrats and Russians to undermine the Trump candidacy and the Trump presidency. The Mueller investigation, I believe is a cover-up of all of that. It is to distract everybody’s attention.” He continued, “We’re losing sight of what happened. People unelected, simply ’cause they don’t like a guy’s hairstyle or like where he came from, decided the American people’s decision was invalid and began a systematic process to get him thrown out of office.” He added, “This is a silent coup. These guys, if you ask me, ought to be the ones in jail. They ought to be the ones under investigation. What they have done working with agents from the Obama intelligence agencies is simply unprecedented. This is one of the greatest political hoaxes that has been perpetrated on the people
French author Frédéric Martel alleges in a new book that Pope Francis had been informed that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick had been having sexual relations with seminarians and priests but considered this fact “insufficient to condemn him.”
More than 2,000 people braved icy rain in sub-freezing temperatures in Illinois on Sunday for a vigil paying respects to five people killed and five police officers wounded by a factory worker who opened fire on Friday after losing his job.