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White House says AP report on National
Guard mobilization is false, NBC

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 2/17/2017 10:33:00 AM

The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. However, a senior administration official told NBC News the report was "false." The 11-page document calls for the unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement as far north as Portland, Oregon, and as far east as New Orleans, Louisiana. Four states that border on Mexico are included in the proposal -- California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas -- but it also encompasses seven states contiguous to

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Smoking out the leakers?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Moritz55, 2/17/2017 10:36:58 AM     (No. 11159436)

One can only hope, OP!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Earlgrey, 2/17/2017 10:43:48 AM     (No. 11159447)

This could be an intended leak. It would sure make some people nervous and get the a anarchists all fired up for naught. Strategic confusion? I hope so.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/17/2017 10:44:11 AM     (No. 11159448)

I´d say the campaign to encourage self deportation is well underway. Also the threat of jail time for illegally voting will help. Mexicans are also getting Mexican citizenship for their Dreamer children too in case they´re sent back. They´re afraid DAPA will be rescinded.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: valinva, 2/17/2017 10:51:57 AM     (No. 11159465)

This is a preemptive strike by the leftist media. Now that Trump has denied it, this option is off the table. Just what they want.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: daisymay, 2/17/2017 10:52:42 AM     (No. 11159469)

What is the problem here? They are deployed to round up ILLEGALS who have not been admitted to our country LEGALLY! If they want to come back, do it the right way. If your an Illegal and you´re deported, take your kids with you. You have the option of "tearing apart families" or not. If you CHOOSE to leave them, not our fault you made a poor choice! The President is carrying out another campaign promise. Nobody should be surprised. Root out those Sanctuary cities and churches who harbor Illegals. They will soon scatter back to Mexico if they fear being caught. As for them having any "Civil Rights" NO! NONE!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hotrod, 2/17/2017 11:00:22 AM     (No. 11159485)

FAR: ´´Now that Trump has denied it, this option is off the table.´´

Maybe in times past but President Trump doesn´t take things off the table. He didn´t get to be a great negotiator by eliminating things he could use.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: curious1, 2/17/2017 11:05:48 AM     (No. 11159493)

#4, now that it has been brought up, Trump can say we´re needing more manpower to actually push the invaders out of our country, so thanks for the great idea AP, even if it was fake news (or very fake news) at the time.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 2/17/2017 11:11:48 AM     (No. 11159504)

The simple solution to getting illegal aliens back across the border is to require ALL recipients of government assistance, including student loans, be required to reapply in person for photo, fingerprint, and retinal scan. Use their date of birth as time required to show up for processing (starting within 90 days). Meanwhile, remind companies again of laws that require E Verify system checks on employees of legal status to work in US and fines for ignoring those in workforce. Remove all H1-B Visas, giving Americans unemployed those jobs.

This can all be done by executive order and the responsibility given to Homeland Security. Assign an FBI agent-in-charge to each office to make sure authenticity of collected data.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/17/2017 11:16:16 AM     (No. 11159511)

"....including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, "

Odd but typical line from the AP. AP wants us to believe that federal immigration laws only apply to 4 states bordering Mexico. So, if you make it to NYC, Chicago or anywhere else you receive a "Keep out of jail" card from Feds, allowing you to work, drive & drive drunk, attend our schools, get welfare and vote.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Madinmaryland, 2/17/2017 11:17:31 AM     (No. 11159513)

I don´t get this. AP reports this as a fact, even though it is a "draft document". Spicer denies it but the piece goes on and on describing what could happen. Was this another leak or could anyone have access to this?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: KTWO, 2/17/2017 11:21:30 AM     (No. 11159518)

This AP article is worthless as information. Spicer denies action has been taken on what is still a draft memo?

Then the "draft memo" becomes a "memo" later in the text.

And the AP mixes what is included in the ? "draft" with what was in Trump´s EO already issued.

No evidence is offered that the "draft memo" is being considered. Normally a draft is reviewed rather than considered.

And is it a proposal at all? Or, instead, an outline of the National Guard as a resource.

AP assures us that people who were ´Acting Heads´ received it.





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Reply 12 - Posted by: bohallx, 2/17/2017 11:46:47 AM     (No. 11159543)

Years ago deeply involved in writing up some very important documents of great interest to our wealthiest customers I found that people were breaking into my office and my desk at night and pulling out my drafts to read.

SOOOOOO ~ I started writing up multiple versions and just leaving them out around the desk and nearby tables ~ even left copies at the office photocopier station.

It worked ~ they didn´t know what was what. Still broke in regularly.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: strike3, 2/17/2017 12:05:05 PM     (No. 11159568)

AssPress by Staff means exactly the same thing as New York Times by Editorial. Nobody wants to take credit for it because it´s either fiction, can´t be verified or it came from an Unidentified Official.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 2/17/2017 12:14:21 PM     (No. 11159582)

Very
Fake
News

VFN! VFN! VFN! Our new rallying cry!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Namma, 2/17/2017 12:24:37 PM     (No. 11159601)

To bad it´s very fake news.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/17/2017 12:26:41 PM     (No. 11159602)

FTA: ´´Last week, ICE officers arrested more than 680 people around the country in what Kelly said were routine, targeted operations; advocates called the actions stepped-up enforcement under Trump.´´

And ´´stepped up enforcement´´ is supposed to be a bad thing, AssPress? They´re ILLEGAL INVADERS, throw them out of our country!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Bpl40, 2/17/2017 12:33:59 PM     (No. 11159613)

The old Water tank on Midway trick. Smoked out the Japanese code

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Jobe, 2/17/2017 1:01:49 PM     (No. 11159644)

This piece of dreck by the AP (standing for assinine pronouncements) is the perfect example of why I get my news from the internet. I can get the TRUTH from websites like this one, whereas, from the so-called major media, all I get is created sludge such as this story. This is an unverified fanciful dream story for the media. There might be some truth in it, and if there is, I am for it. More likely, it is just more liberal propaganda.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: kgjj, 2/17/2017 1:06:38 PM     (No. 11159652)

Trump needs to leak, through the obama poison pills, ridiculous fake news reports to catch the traitors and make the media look really stupid.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Javelin, 2/17/2017 2:19:27 PM     (No. 11159711)

The article and Trump´s approach are similar in one respect: you are expected to believe that our illegal immigration problem is just one of Mexican immigration.
Countless illegals from elsewhere are delighted that you have been distracted from discovering the truth.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: xcenturion, 2/17/2017 2:44:31 PM     (No. 11159734)

It´s from NBC (Never Believe Commies), so it has to be FAKE NEWS. Here´s an idea! If the illegals want to stay in this county determine if they have committed any serious crime. If so deport them. If not, then have them all pay a stiff fine and determine if they have job related skills that our county needs. Determine if these illegals intend to become US citizens or not. The money collected from the fines could be used to build the wall or fund ICE.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Penney, 2/17/2017 2:45:38 PM     (No. 11159735)

Lies, lies and MORE lies are being spoon-fed by the dems´ scripted media, but FINALLY, each & everyone is being swiftly exposed! ...It´s about time, as the so-called daily, ´news,´ as routinely churned out by the corrupted alphabets, is worthless regarding factual info.! It´s time for them & their theatrical shenanigans to just go!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: citizen, 2/17/2017 3:20:51 PM     (No. 11159790)

If D.C. is the swamp, the msm is the jungle.


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Reply 24 - Posted by: varjo, 2/17/2017 3:56:00 PM     (No. 11159820)

AP stands for "Absolute Poppycock"

NBC "Nothing But Crap"

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Reply 25 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 2/17/2017 5:00:27 PM     (No. 11159902)

I´ve seen people all over twitter calling it treason with prison not the appropriate response, but the death penalty so this never happens again.

I agree.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: P51dmustang, 2/17/2017 5:07:01 PM     (No. 11159917)

What morons, its just to easy to verify weather NG was in El Pason or along the Texas border.

My thoughts, exactly...smoking out those ´crap weasels.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/17/2017 6:09:34 PM     (No. 11160016)

The left will use this as talking points for the rest of the Trump presidency. Great way to rally the troops even though its not true.

The left isn´t concerned with the truth. All they want to do is smear and destroy.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Ida lil, 2/17/2017 7:51:15 PM     (No. 11160135)

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It seems as if the media is using the Mexican illegals as a cover for the suspect Muslims who counter to the Mexicans who want a better life style. too many Muslims only want our land and their Sharia to dominate our nation.
They are the ones to deport first.
The best solution for them is aid in ending the mayhem and murder by radical Islam so hey can go home to their own life styles.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: radrelic, 2/17/2017 9:03:22 PM     (No. 11160210)

Leftists usually scare old people to death before the elections to win. Now they are doing fake news and frightening the illegal immigrants.

Mark Cuban is an idiot. IMO

How much is his ranting costing him?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: bdog, 2/18/2017 2:53:19 AM     (No. 11160422)

Test

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David Brock, founder of the left-leaning Media Matters for America non-profit and a longtime Hillary Clinton ally, suffered a heart attack on Tuesday, according to a press release. "David Brock suffered a heart attack while working in the Washington DC office early Tuesday," the release said on Wednesday. It added that he was quickly treated and stabilized. "He was quickly transported to a local hospital, received prompt medical treatment, and we are looking forward to a swift recovery," the release said. Brock is a former conservative journalist who now heads a network of liberal nonprofits aimed at combating Republicans

Obama Appears on Morning of
Obamacare Replacement Vote to
Insist ACA Not a ´Job-Killer´

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PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
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WASHINGTON -- Former President Obama surfaced this morning to defend the Affordable Care Act as House Republicans tried to wrangle last-minute votes for today´s promised vote on the American Health Care Act. "Ultimately, after a century of talk, decades of trying, and a year of bipartisan debate, our generation was the one that succeeded" in passing healthcare reform, Obama declared in a statement issued by his office. "We finally declared that in America, healthcare is not a privilege for a few, but a right for everybody." "Since the law passed, the pace of healthcare inflation has slowed dramatically," he added. "Prices are


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