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Hoyer says border walls 'obviously' work, rejects Pelosi's suggestion that barrier is 'immorality'

Friday 02:25 GMT

A dispute at the center of the unprecedented partial federal government shutdown -- is "not an issue of morality."

Hoyer's comments were seemingly at odds with the positions of other House Democrats, who have argued that border walls like the one Trump is proposing are ineffective and immoral. In an interview last week, for example, Democratic Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar told CNN that "we know walls don't work, that they don't stop drugs, that they don't stop migration."

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Source: Global News

Border Patrol arrests 376 Central Americans who dug under barrier in Arizona

Saturday 23:38 GMT

A group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who used short, shallow holes dug under a barrier to cross the border, authorities said Friday.

Trump uses migrant caravan, prayer rugs to defend border wall, despite little proof. The group dug under a steel barrier in seven spots about 10 miles (16 kilometres) east of a border crossing in San Luis and made no effort to elude immigration agents.

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Hundreds of Central American migrants tunnel underneath border wall into Arizona

Sunday 06:03 GMT

A group of nearly 400 Central American migrants tunneled beneath the border wall near San Luis, Arizona earlier this week and surrendered themselves to the Border Patrol.

Reportedly a few feet long – were reportedly dug by smugglers under the steel border fence, letting hundreds of supposed asylum seekers enter the U.S, according to the Customs and Border Protection. MIGRANT CARAVAN FREELY CROSSES MEXICAN BORDER AFTER GATES WERE LEFT OPEN, AUTHORITIES AVOIDED 'CONFRONTATION'. The migrants shortly surrendered to the authorities and requested asylum.

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Trump accuses Pelosi of being 'controlled by the radical left,' hours before White House statement on shutdown

Sunday 15:24 GMT

President Trump on Saturday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of being controlled by the far-left, hours before he is due to make an "important" White House announcement on the partial government shutdown and border security. "She's being controlled by the radical left, which is a problem, and you know she's under total control of the radical left.

Pelosi wrote to Trump earlier this week calling on him to either delay the State of the Union address or submit it in writing.

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Trump accuses Pelosi of being 'controlled by the radical left,' hours before White House statement on shutdown

Sunday 15:24 GMT

President Trump on Saturday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of being controlled by the far-left, hours before he is due to make an "important" White House announcement on the partial government shutdown and border security. "She's being controlled by the radical left, which is a problem, and you know she's under total control of the radical left.

Pelosi wrote to Trump earlier this week calling on him to either delay the State of the Union address or submit it in writing.

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Source: The Guradian

Kamala Harris enters 2020 bid with tribute to woman who broke barriers

Tuesday 19:06 GMT

Kamala Harris has entered the crowded Democratic 2020 race for US president with a tribute to a woman who broke barriers in American politics decades earlier.

Harris, the daughter of immigrants from India and Jamaica, has broken barriers throughout her meteoric rise in California politics. The Democrat was the first African American and first woman to be elected San Francisco district attorney in 2003 and state attorney general in 2010.

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Hoyer says 'sure' when asked if Trump can deliver SOTU, despite Pelosi's objections

Wednesday 02:25 GMT

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told Fox News' "Your World with Neil Cavuto" on Tuesday that he would have no objections to President Trump delivering a State of the Union address in the House of Representatives on Jan. 29, despite House speaker Nancy Pelosi's repeated threats that the traditional speech be delayed.

"Sure," Hoyer responded, when asked if he'd be open to Trump speaking in person in the House for the State of the Union. Asked if Pelosi would agree, he added, "I don't know what the discussions have been."

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GOP lawmaker dubs State of the Union tussle 'a new low for American politics'

Today 07:01 GMT

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham condemned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision not to invite Trump to deliver the State of the Union address in the House chamber next week, calling it a “new low for American politics.”

Sen. Mark Warner, D–Va., when ask by Fox News’ Neil Cavuto on Wednesday about Pelosi’s letter, responded, “I’m going to leave that to those folks on that tit for tat,” Though he acknowledged a need to bolster border security, he said the shutdown needs to end first.


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