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McCarthy: I View Immigration Deal ‘As a Down Payment’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered Overtime,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that he views the deal struck by the immigration conference committee “as a down payment,” but is still waiting to see the language

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Schumer: Trump ‘Must Sign’ Immigration Agreement

During a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urged President Trump to sign the agreement reached by the immigration conference committee. Schumer said, “I urge President Trump to sign this agreement. We must

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McConnell: ‘I Hope’ Trump Signs Immigration Deal

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he hopes President Trump signs the immigration agreement reached by the conference committee. McConnell said, “First of all, I hope he signs the bill. And second,

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GOP/Dem Border Deal: $1.3B for Wall, No Increase in Detention Space

A Republican-Democrat border security deal that is expected to be offered to President Trump funds about $1.3 billion for a United States-Mexico border wall and includes no increase in detention space to control increasing illegal immigration at the border. 

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Mulvaney: ‘The President Is Going to Build the Wall’

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney declared President Donald Trump was “going to build the wall” on the U.S.-Mexico border. Mulvaney said, “The president is going to build the wall. You saw

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Hillary Clinton: ‘There’s No National Emergency At Our Border’

Sunday on Showtime’s, “The Circus” former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said President Donald Trump should not declare a national emergency to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border because she argued there was “no national emergency at our border.”

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Senate Appropriations Chair Shelby: Border Deal Talks Are ‘Stalled’

On this weekend’s broadcast of on “Fox News Sunday,” Senate Appropriations Committee chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL) said congressional talks on border security were “stalled,” which could lead to another government shutdown. One of the Republicans negotiators, Shelby said, “I think

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