A Republican congresswoman says the U.S. should cut aid to countries that are home to children who have crossed the border illegally to pay for the cost of caring for them.
Reporters sent to cover political action in U.S. statehouses across the country have declined dramatically in the past decade, with the number of full-time newspaper reporters declining by 35 percent since 2003.
Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama’s emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants Congress to sign off on more of the same.
NM Governor: Immigrants ‘Expecting The Federal Government To Just Throw Up Its Hands And Let Them In’
Gov. Susana Martinez is blaming President Barack Obama and Congress for the surge in Central American immigrants attempting to enter the country illegally.
Texas Rep. Lamar Smith says that President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion in emergency border security funding should be rejected altogether until the Obama administration can enforce border security using current resources.
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.
The Associated Press has learned that President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to confront the influx of minors from Central America.
President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won’t seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.
A top U.S. general in charge of protecting the country’s southern border says the constant flow of illegal immigrants, drugs and possible terror threats have created an “existential” threat to national security – one that border authorities are unable to combat.
Supporters of a ballot initiative that would let District of Columbia voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of marijuana should be legal in the nation’s capital say they’ve got the signatures required to put the measure on November’s ballot.