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Christine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh´s
accuser, willing to testify next week

CBS News, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/20/2018 4:31:35 PM

A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has alleged Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when the two of them were in high school, said in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Blasey is willing to testify before lawmakers as soon as next week, but ruled out Monday, the date the committee had scheduled for a hearing. In an email to committee staffers obtained by CBS News, Ford´s lawyer Debra Katz wrote that Ford "wishes to testify, provided that we can agree on terms that are fair and which ensure her safety.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 9/20/2018 4:33:20 PM     (No. 11765580)

No. Neither she nor her lawyer have the right to dictate anything.

Stop this now. Confirm.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jar, 9/20/2018 4:34:54 PM     (No. 11765584)

What is this about needing assurance to "her safety"? Are they expecting violence? Perpetrated by whom?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 9/20/2018 4:35:29 PM     (No. 11765586)

Ok, what´s your Sunday looking like?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/20/2018 4:37:45 PM     (No. 11765592)

Iwas a teenager in the late 1950s. Even that far back, we girls were groped by overeager boys from time to time. It was what teenaged boys do. We tried to stay beyond reach. Someone groped Christine Blasey perhaps, but it wasn´t a crime then and is not a crime 36 years later. I support Judge Kavanaugh who should not be dragged through this charade. Ford´s gotten death threats? I am confident Judge Kavanaugh has gotten ten times as many.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: yuban, 9/20/2018 4:42:48 PM     (No. 11765598)

She may be willing to testify but is she willing to tell the truth?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: doc1, 9/20/2018 4:46:21 PM     (No. 11765602)

If the incident did occur it would have been a misdemeanor if charged. I can´t believe we are doing all this because of a misdemeanor that may or may not have happened in high school. It´s more political correctness gone amuck.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: citizen, 9/20/2018 4:47:56 PM     (No. 11765604)

Sen. Grassley needs to hold firm on Monday.
This leftist dirty trick is growing beyond all proportion and needs to be halted. Vote on Tuesday. Judge Kavanaugh and his family deserve it. America deserves it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 9/20/2018 4:57:15 PM     (No. 11765613)

How is this LUNACY getting any traction? The Enemedia, of course.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: kate318, 9/20/2018 4:57:47 PM     (No. 11765614)


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Reply 10 - Posted by: digger, 9/20/2018 4:59:09 PM     (No. 11765620)

It’s the old Lucy and the football trick.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: volksford, 9/20/2018 4:59:27 PM     (No. 11765621)

Perhaps she should learn to use her time more wisely . She opened this can of worms in July moreover, she spent last weekend scrubbing (ala Clinton) her social media sites too bad for her about the yearbooks.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 9/20/2018 4:59:56 PM     (No. 11765622)

Anyone who believes this should tuck into bed early and await the arrival of the Tooth Fairy.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 9/20/2018 5:00:38 PM     (No. 11765623)

There is a pattern emerging. Last minute responses demanding a delay. Its happened more than once. Which is more important to her? Airing her ´grievance´ or delaying Kavanagh´s confirmation. This is all dirty politics.

Stop this.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: daisymay, 9/20/2018 5:02:51 PM     (No. 11765625)

NO,NO,NO! This is insane! The Chairman has set Monday for the Hearing. That´s the DEAL! Tuesday we VOTE! No more delay. I am SO SICK of this whole DELAY dreamed up by the Democrats. Kavanaugh DESERVES a vote. If he is voted down we will know who to throw out of the Senate nect time they´re up for re-election. We CAN NOT allow the Democrats to Run the Show!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ginadee, 9/20/2018 5:03:16 PM     (No. 11765627)

Hold the vote as scheduled for Monday, Mr. Grassley. Stick to your guns. This woman has no right to dictate how you run your committee. Do not allow the evil liberals to convince you to delay any longer.
and then censor Dianne Feinstein!! (the old bat)

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Reply 16 - Posted by: EQKimball, 9/20/2018 5:04:09 PM     (No. 11765628)

Prosecution witnesses including traumatized children are regularly required to be in court at the appointed date and time or risk having the court dismiss the prosecution case. No witness has ever been able to negotiate with a court the terms of his/her testimony. The constitution requires that the defendant may confront and cross-examine the witnesses against him. Reliving the incident is a sad but necessary reality.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Krause, 9/20/2018 5:10:36 PM     (No. 11765629)

What’s to stop her from postponing again the next time? This is ridiculous. Grassley has given her ample options.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: horacer, 9/20/2018 5:12:43 PM     (No. 11765630)

She doesn´t want to testify, she wants to claim Republicans silenced her by trying to force her to testify when she was unable. The privileged white men on the committee will do anything to protect one of their own. They even traumatized an innocent victim who only wanted to share her story.

The manure is going to get knee deep.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: thewarden, 9/20/2018 5:12:51 PM     (No. 11765631)

No, girlfriend. Just no. Then what happens when Thursday suddenly becomes no good...and so on and so on until the end of time. NO. If this is that bloody important to you, get your fanny to DC on Monday. Put up or shut up! Pubbies grow a spine!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: snakeoil, 9/20/2018 5:19:45 PM     (No. 11765638)

Next the Ford will rule out any day ending in a y.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: dvc, 9/20/2018 5:21:46 PM     (No. 11765642)

Nope. Monday or no day.

End of discussion.

She does NOT control the agenda, she responds, and THAT IS IT!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: nimby, 9/20/2018 5:23:12 PM     (No. 11765644)

Put up or shut up should be Sen. Grassley´s answer. Why does she think she has special privilege and can dictate terms?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 9/20/2018 5:25:58 PM     (No. 11765647)

Ford would really, really like to show up...just not on Monday.

Monday is National Pizza Day and that has always been a special day in her family.

Have another slice Dr. Ford as Chuck Grassley says all in favor of confirming Judge Kavanaugh...50 yea. All opposed?...50 nay.
The deciding yea vote is cast by VP Pence.

Congratulations to our newest SCOTUS member.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Achilles, 9/20/2018 5:29:21 PM     (No. 11765650)

She has not alleged facts to support a misdemeanor, contrary to previous posters. She has not alleged someone grabbing her breasts or the front of her crotch or her butt through her clothing. She did not allege anyone trying to kiss her. She has not alleged that the activity was done for the purpose of sexual gratification. She is asking us to infer from her subjective interpretation of the event as attempted rape. This would not survive the preliminary hearing in Pennsylvania. I have represented men wrongfully accused of this sort of thing. I would be happy to cross examine her, free of charge. The cross examination needs to be vigorous and aggressive. She would be laughed out of court for waiting 36 years. Based upon what I have read online, my cross would land her in the psych ward. And rightly so. I would sleep like a baby afterwards.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: qwerty, 9/20/2018 5:33:21 PM     (No. 11765655)


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Reply 26 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 9/20/2018 5:37:54 PM     (No. 11765660)

Lucy and the football. Will the GOP be Charlie Brown?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: msjena, 9/20/2018 5:40:48 PM     (No. 11765662)

If she is willing to testify, what is wrong with Monday? And what "terms" is she demanding? Usually, having one´s attorney present is sufficient fairness.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Starboard_side, 9/20/2018 5:53:04 PM     (No. 11765667)

The democrats are banking on GOP to be worried and wanting to be "fair" which if they make any concessions is that she can do it in private session.

So, show up on Monday, or move along.

Besides, it´s looking more and more like she may not really know, and may want to ensure she doesn´t commit perjury so trying to get her story straight.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/20/2018 6:02:11 PM     (No. 11765674)

She has to say that she will testify sometime in the near future to keep the wimpy Republicans from voting Kavanaugh’s conformation out of the Committee. She will probably agree to testify late next week, and then will postpone until the next week, if she does finally testify, she will demand a complete FBI Investigation, because by that time the liberal and socialist Democrats will come up with other issues that they will claim needs investigation. Maybe another woman will come forward with another allegation. Obviously the wimpy Republicans are scared to death and the Democrats know they can string those Republicans along especially since the RINOs could go any way when the vote comes.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: happywarrior, 9/20/2018 6:02:49 PM     (No. 11765675)

Not showing Monday is just a ploy by her ugly, liberal attorney to gain control.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: greggojo, 9/20/2018 6:18:28 PM     (No. 11765688)

How good of her..On her terms of course.

I think this has been carefully coreographed by the Democrats since President Trump first announced that Kavanaugh was the nominee. Ms. Ford had her story, as a California professor how did she know to hire Katz (a George Soros attorney)? Every step, has been carefully pre-planned to keep ANY conservative from being confirmed. And ruining Brett Kavanaugh? You can´t seriously think this troubles Leftists at all. A progressive would ruin his or her own mother to advance the cause. I doubt if Feinstein herself believes Ford´s amorphous hole ridden story.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: luandir, 9/20/2018 7:04:10 PM     (No. 11765716)

Bet on a scripted incident jeopardizing her "safety."

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 9/20/2018 7:05:28 PM     (No. 11765717)

But remember, Ford thought she was going to be raped, and she might die. #4 is correct. Ford is a drama queen.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: LadyHen, 9/20/2018 7:21:10 PM     (No. 11765727)

#26 is right.

It´s just a ruse.

No one gets to dictate the terms of their testimony. You do it when you are told to, or you don´t. No bargains. Put up or shut up.

And get on with the vote already!!

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Reply 35 - Posted by: dman, 9/20/2018 7:35:31 PM     (No. 11765742)

How is it that this psychologically fragile, hippocampusly compromised person is a professor - teaching impressionable young adults?

Just vote and be done with her. She is in no mental condition to testify, let alone teach.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: watashiyo, 9/20/2018 7:47:10 PM     (No. 11765759)

So typical and OBVIOUS! She´s been coached by the Democrats. No show on Monday, then, proceed with the vote. Congress has other business to take care of, repealing ObamaCare and building the WALL!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Native Texan, 9/20/2018 7:54:34 PM     (No. 11765762)

No delay!!! Vote to Confirm!!
Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh!!
Democrats only want to delay!!

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Reply 38 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/20/2018 8:08:58 PM     (No. 11765771)

In Maryland if the authorities even accepted the incident as an assault right after the incident occurred, it would have been classified as a delinquent act and would not be a criminal offense under Maryland law because everybody at the scene was under age 18 at the time.

Chances are at the time they never would have made it anything at all, because it would have been a he said, she said, case with everybody there having been drinking alcohol and most likely intoxicated. Since the people at the party were under 18, chances are if they were charged at all, the jeopardy they would have most likely faced would have been in relation to a minor in possession of alcohol related delinquent act.

Furthermore once those delinquents reached age 18 the relating juvenile records would have been sealed under State law and would not be made known to or made available to the FBI background investigators. Today the liberal Democrats have been pushing for adult criminal records of convicted violent criminals coming out of prison to be sealed so that employers will not know that prospective employees have violent adult criminal records.

But here the Democrats are trying to assassinate the character and reputation of this judge because of an unproven allegation relating to an decades old and unproven incident, even if proved true, would have been a juvenile delinquent act and not an adult crime where it is said to have occurred.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Spyder, 9/20/2018 8:35:41 PM     (No. 11765788)

I missed my court date by one day and 30 minutes ... don’t know how my calendar messed up .... no do over .... I lost .... everyone needs to have the same Justice or there is no justice at all....

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Crashnburn, 9/20/2018 9:12:03 PM     (No. 11765821)

I think Brett was smart as a tack in high school and Chrissy while homely had a major crush on him and fantasizes about making out with him, tho it never happened. She dreamed about it so much it became real to her. Now she has a chance to get back at him for (sorry) blowing her off and advancing the DemoniKKKRat agenda. Good as theory as any!

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 9/20/2018 9:25:36 PM     (No. 11765831)

Yeah, Professor Christine Ford is willing to testify if:
No Republican Senator doubting her story her is allowed to ask her questions.
She doesn’t have to testify under oath.
She gets to do it behind closed doors.
No cameras or microphones.
Code Pink is allowed to be present.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: p51dmustang, 9/20/2018 9:27:36 PM     (No. 11765834)

Nope, Monday is your drop dead date Ms.....Ford.

Spill your guts and cry those tears, is not going to do you one damn bit of good. Mr. Kavanaugh and his attorney should be able to face his accuser.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: cheeflo, 9/20/2018 11:28:32 PM     (No. 11765905)

She´s not willing at all. Seems like she ought to be eager to save the day, but I´ll bet she´s unnerved to actually appear and answer questions. She knows -- they all know -- they´ve got nothing.

Does she even know she´s just a tool, easily discarded once she´s served her purpose? I wonder if her handlers promised her anonymity to "come forward," then found they couldn´t, and whether she´s enjoying her 15 minutes of fame.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/21/2018 3:48:47 AM     (No. 11766006)

Senate rules cannot be violated. Libtards tell republicans all the time. What´s Christine got going on Monday to delay this? A hair appointment? Nails getting done? Face lift? What? Since she refuses to show up Monday under Senate rules, hold the vote.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/21/2018 12:01:50 PM     (No. 11766476)

Don’t be surprised if her leftist lawyer writes a letter to Senator Grassley at the last moment saying that the accuser has left the USA on a “preplanned” vacation, will not be back until after the midterm election, demanding that the hearing be continued until she gets back in the country and is comfortably prepared to testify.

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Country music is the most American of musical idioms, alongside jazz. With a longer history than rock and roll or hip-hop, country has produced a powerful pantheon of memorable artists, albums, and songs. Growing up, I pretended not to like country music, even though it was the music I heard my dad listen to the most (while my mom turned me on to the incredible pop and rock of the ‘60s and ‘70s). Nowadays, I’ve shaken that youthful pretension and will admit to enjoying most types of country’s many subgenres. I also have to admit that compiling a list

How things will go down if
Ginsburg leaves the SCOTUS

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American Thinker, by Steve Grammatico    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/20/2019 12:31:02 PM     Post Reply
Mueller, the wall impasse, the shutdown, the "postponement" of the SOTU – all are skirmishes in the undeclared war on President Trump waged by Democrats, the Deep State, and the compliant media. A decisive battle will be enjoined if Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies or resigns this year. Nothing scares the left more than the prospect of Trump filling another seat on the SCOTUS with a young, fire-breathing constitutionalist who would join with Alito, Thomas, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh to form a conservative bloc for the ages. Pelosi and Schumer are praying that Justice Ginsburg survives and remains on the bench until

Is Religion Anti-Intellectual?
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American Thinker, by John E. Tutton    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 1/20/2019 9:19:31 AM     Post Reply
Should you believe in a God? All the discord and vitriol in our culture boils down to how you would answer. Border walls, gay marriage, abortion, national defense, school choice -- where you stand on these issues and the myriad others comprising our daily tussle is for the most part defined by how you answer this question. Your answer, yeah or nay, draws a very hard line. The professional philosopher John G. Messerly begins with this question in his recent Salon piece, “Religion´s smart-people problem: The shaky intellectual foundations of absolute faith.”

Photos: Women’s March Protesters Call For
Trump to ‘Drop Dead,’ His Children
to Be Caged

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Breitbart Politics, by Justin Caruso    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/19/2019 4:12:12 PM     Post Reply
Protesters among the Women’s March in Washington, DC, Saturday called for free abortions for all, President Trump’s children to be caged, and for Trump to “drop dead.” The left-wing protesters showed support for feminism, prostitution, transgender issues, and immigration. Many demonstrators also showed serious hatred for the president. “Make America Great Again, and Drop Dead!” one sign read. (Photo) One protester called for Trump’s children to be caged. Barron Trump is only 12 years old. (Photo) “Grab ’em by the patriarchy” one sign read. (Photo) In a video captured by Breitbart News, a woman says, “Everybody, I’m giving abortions. I

´It´s gotta end now!´ Trump wants to
trade three-year DACA fix for $5.7
billion in wall funding to end ´wide
open gateway´ for criminal illegals in*

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Daily Mail (UK), by Francesca Chambers & David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/19/2019 5:11:44 PM     Post Reply
President Trump outlined a plan to end the government shutdown in a Saturday afternoon address, offering three years of legislative relief for 700,000 DACA recipients — including protection from deportation —and Temporary Protective Status awardees. He also offered $800 million in urgent humanitarian assistance, 75 new immigration teams to reduce the court backlog of 900,000 cases, which he called an ´impossible nightmare,´ in remarks from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House. In exchange, he said he wants $5.7 billion for the ´strategic deployment of physical barriers, or a wall,´ that he will use to put ´steel barriers in

What makes a liberal want to punch a child?
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Spectator, by Daniel McCarthy    Original Article
Posted By: toledo- 1/20/2019 11:07:42 AM     Post Reply
If someone walks up to you and bangs a drum in your face, are you guilty of harassing the drummer? You might be if you’re white and wearing a MAGA hat. Just a day after rushing to judgment about a BuzzFeed story that claimed President Trump had instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress — a story Robert Mueller’s own office subsequently debunked, the blue-checkmark media elite had a new instant narrative to promote. It was a tale perfectly tailored to liberal biases: white Catholic teenagers in MAGA hats had harassed an old and frail Indian veteran during the March

Critics Push Back Against Media
Reports Covington Catholic High
School Students Racist Toward
Native American Drummer

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Breitbart Media, by Joel B. Pollak    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 1/20/2019 4:29:22 PM     Post Reply
Critics are pushing back against the portrayal of students from Covington Catholic High School as racist, after a confrontation between the school and a Native American counter-demonstrator at the March for Life on Friday. The headline from the Associated Press at the Hollywood Reporter — repeated in some form by outlets across the country — read: “Students in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Mock Native Americans After Washington Rally.” (Snip) Video posted by a group of left-wing activists present showed that the students had been taunted with racial slurs as the incident took place.

Brutal: Maria Bartiromo Destroys Democrat
Dingell on ‘Morality’ of Current Border Wall
in Tijuana (Video)

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Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/20/2019 12:45:50 PM     Post Reply
This was brutal. Maria Bartiromo DESTROYED Rep. Debbie Dingell on the Democrat Party’s nonsensical position on the “immoral” wall on the border with Mexico. Democrats all believe walls are immoral except around their own homes and in their elite neighborhoods. This dressdown by Bartiromo on Sunday Morning Futures was just incredible! Maria asked the Michigan liberal if the US should tear down the “immoral” wall in Tijuana, Mexico? Then Maria showed her these stats from the San Diego sector following the completion of the current wall. (Photo) Via Sunday Morning Futures: (Video)

Trump’s immigration offer brings
polarized reactions from Dems and GOP

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Fox News, by Pamela Ng    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 1/20/2019 4:38:03 AM     Post Reply
President Trump’s immigration compromise package to end the partial government shutdown drew sharp reactions from Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike. In a televised White House address on Saturday afternoon, Trump offered Democrats a three-year extension of protections for 700,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, in exchange for the $5.7 billion he has been seeking for a barrier along the nation´s southern border with Mexico. “Our immigration system should be a source of pride ... not a source of shame as it is all over the world,” Trump said in his plea. The president’s proposal was met with disdain

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