Donald Trump Offered the Head of Customs and Border Protection a Pardon If He Ever Went to Jail for Following Trump's Illegal Orders
News reports indicate that President Donald Trump told the commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, Kevin McAleenan, he would pardon him if he were arrested as a result of blocking asylum seekers from entering the country. Trump made the comment during his recent visit to the border at Calexico, California, according to two senior administration officials.
The White House declined to comment, referring the story, which broke via CNN, to the Department of Homeland of Security. A DHS spokesperson then pushed back against it.
Republican Senator Just Got Seriously Smacked Down by His Home Paper After He Flip-Flopped on His Vote on Donald Trump's Emergency Declaration
President Donald Trump's declaration of a so-called national emergency at the southern border was seen by many as an improper use of executive emergency powers in an effort to secure funding for a border wall.
The move was so controversial that twelve Republican senators crossed party lines to vote yes on a motion of disapproval for the declaration—enough to pass the motion and force Trump to veto it.
Chris Wallace's Simple 6 Word Response to Mike Pence's Spin About the Government Shutdown Left Pence Almost Speechless
As the longest shutdown in American history rages on, the pressure is building on White House officials to endorse one of the bills passed by House Democrats to get it reopened.
Even Fox News is becoming incredulous at the Trump administration's insistence that $5 billion be allocated for a wall at the southern border that many believe would be ineffective and that the majority of Americans don't want.
Donald Trump Keeps Telling the Same Really Specific Story About Human Trafficking Across the Border, But Experts Have No Idea What He's Talking About
Shortly after 2019 started, President Donald Trump began including claims about human trafficking in his pitch for a border wall with Mexico. Experts have no idea where the president is getting his information.
In at least eight instances, Trump has charged that women and children — bound with their mouths taped — are being smuggled over the border in cars and vans.
Turns Out Trump's Shutdown Has Actually Led to an Increase in Illegal Crossings Into the U.S. at One Stretch of Our Border With Mexico
President Donald Trump's historically long government shutdown is causing an increase in illegal border crossings in Texas, The Daily Beast reported on Wednesday.
Big Bend National Park runs along a 100-mile stretch of the Rio Grande River and has a border crossing popular with American tourists looking to venture into Mexico.
New House Intelligence Committee Chair Just Explained How Many Times the Intel Community Has Suggested We Need a Wall on the Border, and It's As Many As You Think
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff made a shocking - shocking! - statement regarding Trump's wall proposal and the influx of terrorists through our southern border.
"I’ve been on the Intelligence Committee for over 10 years. On terrorism and other threats, I’ve received more briefings from FBI, CIA, and DHS than I could count. How many times have any of them said we need a wall across the southern border? Zero."
We Now Know How House Democrats Plan to Try to Re-Open the Government When They Take Control on Thursday, and They're Giving Zero Ground
The incoming Democratic majority in the House of Representatives will vote on a measure to reopen the federal government when the new legislative session begins on Thursday.
After the new Congress is sworn in, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is expected to be elected House Speaker - and, as such, the most powerful woman in American politics - for the second time.