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White House requests $3.7B for border crisis

  • President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $3.7B in emergency funding to deal with an influx of Central American minors illegally crossing the southern border. GOP leaders say they are unwilling to give the administration a "blank check" without more detailed plans to guarantee the money will help curb the crisis at the border.
  • Tensions have already been rising in Washington after the president announced he would take executive actions to reform border-control laws on his own.
  • The aid request aims to create more detention centers, add immigration judges, and increase border patrols and air surveillance.
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  • GEOESQ
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    OBAMA CANNOT BE TRUSTED TO PROTECT OUR BORDERS. BILLIONS MORE FOR WHAT? MORE CATCH & RELEASE?
    9 Jul, 03:57 AM Reply Like
  • DeepValueLover
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    In a related story, a farmer has asked for $3.7 million in loans from the local bank so that he can build doors for his barn after the horses escaped.
    9 Jul, 05:21 AM Reply Like
  • Josh Arnold
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    LOL, hilarious DVL!
    9 Jul, 06:50 AM Reply Like
  • leopardtrader
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    So now do nothing? For do nothing President? Incredible ! Blame Obama for porous border. Blame him for attempting to control it. Really incredible
    9 Jul, 07:10 AM Reply Like
  • Rope a Dope
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    Obama couldn't our pi** out of a boot if the instructions were written on the heel.

     

    There's nothing 'incredible' about Obama unless you are talking about his level of failure.
    9 Jul, 07:18 AM Reply Like
  • Tricky
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    Clickbait article of the day.
    9 Jul, 07:57 AM Reply Like
  • 2MuchDebt
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    "...the president announced he would take executive actions to reform border-control laws on his own." This President is scary. He will now do whatever he wants to do under "executive power". Bye bye checks and balances. This President likes to abuse his power.
    9 Jul, 11:49 AM Reply Like
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