Newt Gingrich: Donald Trump One of the Smartest Presidents Ever

Discussing his new book, Understanding Trump, with Breitbart editor-in-chief Alex Marlow on Monday, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich explained why he believes Donald Trump is one of the smartest people ever to have served as President of the United States.

Understanding Trump Book Cover

Trump May Let DACA Die by Declining to Defend It in Court

President Donald Trump may keep his campaign promise to rescind DACA — President Barack Obama’s “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” program — by allowing a lawsuit by Texas and ten other states to go undefended, according to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.

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California Farmer Fined $2.8M for Plowing His Own Field

The California farmer who became the poster child for EPA reform under President Donald Trump is being fined $2.8 million by state and federal regulators for plowing his own field in Tehama County.

California plow (David McNew / Getty)

Border Wall Contractors Request Right to Carry Guns

A contractor bidding on President Trump’s border wall wants to know if authorities will “rush in” to protect his crew if they come under “hostile fire” during construction, according to an Associated Press story reported by Yahoo News.

Border Fence in South Texas - Hidalgo County

Freedom Center Demands Trump Defund ‘Sanctuary Campuses’

A California group is launching a controversial “No Sanctuary Campuses” campaign, calling for President Trump to defund any state university that declares itself a “sanctuary” and to prosecute state and university officials promoting “sanctuary” for criminal aliens as “secessionists.”

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Another Reservoir Problem for California’s Water System

California’s infrastructure crisis keeps making front page news — this time with the failure of equipment at a key pumping station in the State Water Project, which supplies drinking water to about half the state’s population.

Tracy pumping station (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)