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Admin Touts Border Fence Improvements as Border Wall Failure Looms

Two top Trump Administration officials took to the White House press briefing podium on Tuesday to push back against Democrats spiking the football on the new spending bill and criticism that the bill doesn’t fund the new border wall that was promised during the President’s election campaign.

GOP Rep Cole: Spending Bill ‘a Pretty Good Bill’

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) touted the controversial spending bill for fiscal year 2017 expected to pass Congress and be signed into law by President Donald Trump. The legislation has been criticized by some Trump allies

White House Unclear When Border Wall Will Be Funded, Built

“Build the Wall,” chanted Trump 100 Days rally-goers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania this weekend, but on Monday questions persisted about the lack of border wall funding in Congress’s new spending bill, leaving it unclear when exactly a wall along the U.S. southern border will be built.

GOP Rep Cole: ‘I Don’t Think We’ll Have a Shutdown’

Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) downplayed the possibility of a government shutdown as the deadline to pass a measure to fund the federal government approaches. Cole told host Joe Scarborough with the 60-vote rule in the

House Clears Bill to Avert Shutdown

The House passed legislation on Friday to prevent a government shutdown. The continuing resolution will give lawmakers an extension until the middle of next week to pass the appropriations spending bill.

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Stop HUD’s Takeover of Local Zoning

The stories of administrative abuse from the IRS, the U.S. Attorney General, and the EPA are well known. Now, HUD is continuing the Obama Administration’s trend of executive overreach with its new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulation—an oxymoronic idea that only a bureaucrat could love. This ill-conceived rule aims to diversify our nation’s neighborhoods by homogenizing all their differences.