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House Democrats Subpoena 8Chan Owner

House Democrats have issued a subpoena for the owner of the anonymous online forum 8chan to testify before Congress on how to mitigate online extremism on his platform.

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MS-13 in U.S. Not Violent Enough, Say Salvadoran Gang Leaders

Congressional staffers said that Salvadoran leaders of the notorious MS-13 gang are frustrated that their members in the U.S. are not violent enough. The comments came after a recent visit to El Salvador by the House Homeland Security Committee’s Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee.

MS-13 Gang Member in El Salvador - GETTY IMAGES Jan Sochor

House Committee Approves $10B for Border Wall

The House Homeland Security Committee approved a $10 billion funding package for President Donald Trump’s promised border wall construction. The bill could be attached to legislation being debated to replace President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Border Wall Construction -- CBP Photo

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Should Reimburse Texas for Border Security Expenses, Say Congressmen

Two key congressional leaders told Breitbart Texas the federal government should reimburse the Lone Star State for border security expenditures. The comments from two committee chairmen follows a request from Texas House Republican leadership requesting reimbursement of $2.8 billion spent by the state on defending the state’s southern border with Mexico.

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Immigration Expert: McCaul’s House Border Security Bill ‘An Empty Green Suit’

Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy at the Center Immigration Studies calls the border security bill proposed by Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX) that will be considered by the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday “an empty green suit.” Vaughan noted that McCaul’s bill, “proposes to spend $10 billion of taxpayer money without ensuring that a single illegal alien will be sent home.”

House Homeland Security Committee Michael McCaul (R-Texas) speaks in this AP file photo.