The California judge who blocked President Trump’s executive order seeking to withhold federal funds from “sanctuary cities” reportedly raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for former President Barack Obama, donor records show. U.S. District Judge William Orrick III, of the Northern District of California, ruled against the Trump administration after the city of San Francisco and county of Santa Clara sued over the president’s plan to withhold federal funding from cities or counties that harbor illegal aliens, Fox News reported. Judge Orrick said that Trump’s order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order...Read More
A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Monday found growing disapproval of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Forty percent of Americans hold an unfavorable view of Ryan, compared to only 22% who view him positively, according to the poll. The numbers represent a major decline in popularity since February, when Ryan’s net favorability was only one percentage point negative. The same drop in support is mirrored among Republican poll respondents, with net favorability falling from 49-points to 23 in the same period. Ryan’s drop in popularity was more significant than that among the long-abysmally low rating for Congress as...Read More
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced a bill calling for the use of $14 billion seized from cartel drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to be used to pay for the President’s border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. “Fourteen billion dollars will go a long way toward building a wall that will keep Americans safe and hinder the illegal flow of drugs, weapons, and individuals across our southern border,” Senator Cruz stated, according to a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas from the senator’s office. “Ensuring the safety and security of Texans is one of my top priorities.” The Texas senator said...Read More
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (Utah-R) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (Maryland-D) held a press conference and ripped into General Flynn claiming there is no evidence he complied with the law with regards to payments he received from Russia. General Flynn reportedly took some money from Russia Today international news channel. Chaffetz: “He (Flynn) was supposed to seek permission and receive permission from both the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Army prior to traveling to Russia to not only accept that payment but to engage in that activity. I see no evidence that he actually did that.” Not...Read More
Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway discussed President Donald Trump not insisting funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall must be part of this week’s spending bill to keep the government open, but said funding and building a U.S.-Mexico border wall “remains a very important priority” for the administration. Conway said, “Building that wall and having it funded remains an important priority to him. But we also know that that can happen later this year and into next year. And in the interim you see other smart technology and other resources and tools being...Read More
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