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Donald Trump vs. Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi (Carlos Barria-Pool / Getty and Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Pollak: A Wall Deal Should Be Possible

But in theory, an agreement should be possible, because the changes the Trump administration seeks at the border are not radical, and because Democrats have agreed in the past to similar physical barriers to what Trump is proposing.

Donald Trump Oval Office (Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)

7 Points Trump Should Make in Oval Office Address About Border

National security is the first priority. And the cartels threaten national security. There is nothing humane about an open border. How many Americans must die before we enforce our laws? We can have a welfare state, or open borders, but not both. Let the engineers do their job — and let’s put America first.

Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy (Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)

Kevin McCarthy Dings Democrats for ‘Unserious Offer’

New House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) criticized Democrats on Thursday evening after they pushed through a bill to re-open the government — without any new funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall.

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Politico: Rep. McCaul Trying Again to Win DHS Job

Texas Rep. Mike McCaul is reportedly a candidate to take over the Department of Homeland Security, despite his long pro-business record and his long-standing support of delegating anti-terror tasks to Islamic political groups.

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Blue State Blues: When Is a ‘Fence’ a ‘Wall’?

The administration’s effort to call a fence a wall is something of an amusing contrast to the effort by Israel, a decade ago, to point out that its so-called “wall” along (and, in places, within) the West Bank was actually mostly a “fence.”

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CNN: Trump Pushes Congress to Quickly Fund Wall

Deputies for President-elect Donald Trump are pressing Hill Republicans to appropriate funds by April for a quick start to the construction of a border wall, according to CNN.

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Fortress Israel: Work Starts on Fence Line Along Jordanian Border

Israel has begun construction on a wall along its eastern border with Jordan in order to keep out any illegal immigrants and terrorists wanting to infiltrate the country. The wall will eventually encompass Israel’s whole border, as far as possible.