Ted Cruz Revives ‘EL CHAPO’ Bill to Pay for Border Wall

Following the conviction of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a New York federal court on Tuesday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) revived his call to pay for border wall construction with the assets seized from drug traffickers. The Texas senator first introduced the “EL CHAPO” Act in 2017.

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State of Texas Considers Building Its Own Border Wall

Two members of the Texas House of Representatives are preparing a bill that would provide $2.5 billion to fund a border wall. The proposal would take the money from Texas’ “Rainy Day Fund.”

Rio Grande River border with Mexico just south of Laredo. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

Gavin Newsom to Scale Down National Guard Presence at Border

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that he is looking to scale down the state’s National Guard presence at the U.S.-Mexico border, pulling nearly 400 troops from the border assisting President Donald Trump’s border enforcement efforts and assigning them to other duties.

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Ellis: Bringing Reality to the Border Discussion

It’s time to bring the debate over border security back to reality. The reality is some 66,000 people have crossed our southern border illegally just since January first.

A group of Central American migrants climb the border fence between Mexico and the United States, near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Mexico, Nov. 25, 2018. A group of Central American migrants climb the border fence between Mexico and the United States, near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, …

Democrat SOTU Spanish Response: Border Emergency Declaration Illegal

California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra called “immoral” and “illegal” a possible emergency declaration for the southern border adding that he would be ready to fight it in court “the moment it touches the ground.” The statement was made during the Democrat response in Spanish to the State of the Union Address.

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Hayward: A Wake-Up Call for NeverTrump

Virginia’s attempt to legalize infanticide was a wake-up call for some NeverTrump Republicans, who muttered that Democrats have gone so far off the rails that they might feel compelled to vote for President Donald Trump’s re-election in 2020. It should not have taken something this extreme to remind everyone how extreme and dangerous the Democrat Party has become.

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Dem Rep. Lamb on Border Wall: ‘I’d Rather Have More Manpower’

Representative Conor Lamb (D-PA) on Thursday discussed the ongoing negotiations to secure the United States’ southern border. MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Willie Geist noted how Democrats have been for border security that did not include physical barriers. Lamb suggested “more

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