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Tacitus: Why President Trump Must Stand Firm in Wall Funding Fight

The first responsibility of any government is to defend and to protect its own citizens. There is no obligation, in law or common law or even by inference, for any government to defend the aspirations of people who are nationals of other countries, or to prioritize those aspirations over the aspirations of its own citizens.

President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One for a trip to the southern border, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Texas Border Residents Begin Fundraising for Wall

While President Donald Trump visited the Rio Grande Valley Thursday to make the case for a $5.7 billion wall that is part of a comprehensive border security package, a group of residents nearby banded together and raised $12,000 to help pay for the construction.

Construction crews install new border wall sections Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. U.S. President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted— as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his …

Conway: Trump ‘Not Backing Down’ from Wall

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday’s “Fox & Friends” said President Donald Trump “is not softening his stance” on the border security wall in the wake of the possibility he does not shut down the government over funding for the wall. “[T]his

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