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Immigration Surges at Border as Nat’l Emergency Declaration Dissed by Fringe GOP

While the democrats distract us with their silly subpoenas, the southern border is stringing under the weight of a decade-high immigration surge.

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President Donald Trump, as a candidate in 2016, was focused on one particular piece of his platform above all else:  Securing our nation’s southern border.

The left pounced on his words in an effort to decry The Donald as nothing more than “another racist, old, rich, white guy”, adding a string of these classist and reverse-racist suppositions in order to somehow denigrate the man for who he is.  His insistence on building a wall on the southern border, in order to bring future-Americans in through the legal and ethical process of naturalization, was seen as cruel and bigoted by the ever-radical leftists of the nation.

Now, over two years into his presidency, Donald Trump is still fighting for this very vision, having recently declaring a national emergency in order to hopefully find the necessary funds for his wall.  The left, and some on the right, are working overtime to stymy him, however.

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All the while, the immigration issues at the border are growing exponentially more tangible thanks to one of the largest influxes of people that we’ve seen in a decade.

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The number of families snared trying to sneak into the U.S. soared by 50 percent in one month alone, setting an all-time record with more than 36,000 family members apprehended, Homeland Security officials announced Tuesday.

The government has also encountered some 70 groups of at least 100 migrants during the first five months of the fiscal year, shattering records and placing new challenges on Border Patrol agents.

The mini-caravans are being funneled to some of the remotest parts of the border, where there is little in the way of medical help and it takes hours to process and transport the groups. That takes agents off the line, and drug smugglers use the distraction to send across their shipments, top border officials said.

And experts agree.

“We are facing alarming trends,” said Kevin K. McAleenan, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

He said the numbers signal the existence of an immigration and humanitarian crisis, reinforcing President Trump’s assertion of an emergency necessitating his redirection of money to build a border wall.

Back in the DC Swamps, democrats are fully occupied by their “resistance” schtick, having recently dropped a whopper of a document request involving nearly 7 dozen members of Trump’s family and inner circle.

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Suspect Who Opened Fire In Naval Air Station Pensacola Was Saudi Aviation Student

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The suspect involved in the killing of three individuals and the wounding of several others at Naval Air Station Pensacola was apparently a Saudi Arabian aviation student. Authorities investigating the shooting that occurred on Friday are working to find out if the incident is terrorism-related. The suspect, as of this writing, has not yet been named, though it is known this individual was here in the United States to receive flight training. Here’s more from Washington Examiner: The U.S. Navy confirmed that the gunman and two other people were killed in the mass shooting, which took place in one of the base’s classrooms. Eight people were transported to the hospital where an additional victim died. Two of those wounded in the shooting were deputies who engaged in a shootout with the man. One was shot in the arm and another in the knee but both are expected to survive. The gunman was killed shortly before 8 a.m. by other responding law enforcement officers. More than 23,000 military and civilian personnel work at NAS Pensacola. It’s considered one of America’s oldest stations and is known to be the home of the well known Blue Angels flight demonstration team.

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Hungarian Officials Says Impeachment Witness George Clinton Not Credible. ‘I Was There, He Was Not.’

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A top Hungarian official recently stated that George Kent is not a credible witness for the impeachment proceedings against President Trump, poking fun at his allegations that Prime Minister Viktor Orban encouraged the president to view Ukraine negatively. Here’s more from Washington Examiner: “This is a great honor for us, to be honest, that we were portrayed as a central European country which can change the position of the president of the United States,” Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto joked in an interview with the Washington Examiner on the sidelines of the NATO Leaders’ Meeting. “It can be taken as an honor. Well, I’m afraid it has distance from reality, to be honest.” Orban emerged as an unlikely player in the Ukraine impeachment controversy in October, when a senior State Department official testified that the Hungarian leader had contributed to Trump’s distaste for Ukraine. George Kent, one of the State Department’s top officials for Europe, told lawmakers that Orban echoed Russian President Vladimir Putin in portraying Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as in a “thrall” of corruption. “He’s not that credible in this regard,” Szijjarto said of Kent, whom he noted did not attend Orban’s May 13 meeting with Trump. “Simply because he was not there. I was there, he was not there.” “Viktor Orban’s beef with Ukraine is derived in part [from] his vision, in my opinion, of a greater Hungary. This issue of greater Hungary is at the top of Orban’s agenda. And so he has picked this particular issue and, for instance, blocked all meetings in NATO with Ukraine at the ministerial level or above because of this particular issue. So, his animus towards Ukraine is well-known, documented, and has lasted now two years,” Kent continued. Kent then went on to say in his testimony that the Hungarian…

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