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MoveOn's Jean-Pierre: Trump Wants End Legal Immigration from 'Brown and Black Countries'

Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” senior advisor and national spokeswoman for MoveOn.org Karine Jean-Pierre said President Donald Trump wanted to end the “legal immigration” of people from “brown and black countries.” Jean-Pierre said, “The politics of lies, as we’ve been discussing the first half of the show, it just continues. He’s not going step away from…

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Manchin: If Trump Brings Up 2013 Immigration Bill, 'He Would Get What He Needs'

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) stated that if President Trump brought back the 2013 immigration reform bill and stated it had to be voted on, “he would get what he needs.” Manchin began by saying, “I’ve always known it wasn’t going to be a wall, it wasn’t going to…

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Conway: Trump Declaring a National Emergency 'Would Also Let Congress Off the Hook'

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway stated that President Trump has “never committed to” declaring a national emergency to build a border wall, the legal implications of such a move are being researched by the White House Counsel’s Office, and that such a move “would also…

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Sen. Angus King: Trump Is What the Framers 'Were Afraid Of'

Sen. Angus King (I-ME) on Monday’s “New Day” voiced his concern with President Donald Trump’s threat to declare a national emergency to direct funding to build the border wall. According to King, Trump’s threat is a “dangerous” one and is what the framers “were afraid of.” “I don’t think it’s an idle threat. I think…

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Coons: ‘A Fourth Century Concrete Wall that You Can’t See Through Will Be a Less Effective Border Barrier’

In a Monday appearance on “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) commented on the partial government shutdown over funding for the border security wall. Coons admitted to supporting better border security, but questioned the effectiveness of a “fourth century concrete wall” over a steel-slat fence at the barrier. “[T]hat is a minor but important…

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Blackburn: Without Border Security Every Town Is a Border Town, Every State a Border State

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) criticized House Democrats for their refusals to negotiate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on funding for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Blackburn noted that the $5 billion requested by Trump was one-tenth of 1 percent of the budget. She also warned that without border security, there are consequences. “What you’re seeing is that because…

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Brooks: Trading Wall Funding for DREAMer Citizenship 'a Good Deal'

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that while a border wall isn’t a great investment, trading wall funding for a path to citizenship for DREAMers “would be a good deal.” Brooks said, “I think there’s a solution here, and people in the Senate are talking about it, which is that they exchange…

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