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Border Patrol union welcomes Trump's wall as 'vital tool'
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Border Patrol union welcomes Trump's wall as 'vital tool'

The National Border Patrol Council has high hopes for President-elect Trump's border security policies. The union's president, Brandon Judd, has been advising the Trump transition team. The union has encouraged the building of a border wall and changing enf...
Transgender Activist Charged in Triple Murder
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Transgender Activist Charged in Triple Murder

OAKLAND -- A San Jose woman on Tuesday made her first court appearance on special circumstance murder charges in the death of an Oakland couple and their son, a triple slaying that has the victims' family members searching for answers. Dana Rivers, 61, is a...
Trump foes plead their hopeless case to Pa. Electoral College members
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Trump foes plead their hopeless case to Pa. Electoral College members

The 20 members of the U.S. Electoral College from Pennsylvania are being bombarded with pleas to not select Donald Trump as the nation's 45th president next month. Bob Asher, a member of the Republican National Committee from Montgomery County, said he has ...
Emanuel doubts Trump will cut funding for sanctuary cities
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Emanuel doubts Trump will cut funding for sanctuary cities

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said he doesn't think Republican President-elect Donald Trump will cut off federal funding to sanctuary cities, the latest salvo in the mayor's post-election defense of immigrants here without permission against possible deporta...
Obama releases Haitians into US
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Obama releases Haitians into US

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A surge in border crossings and a lack of immigration jail space have prompted the federal government to start releasing Haitian immigrants who have been entering the country in large numbers in recent months, backtracking on a pledge to jail...
Donald Trump picks Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as next attorney general
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Donald Trump picks Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as next attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump has selected Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as his pick for attorney general, signaling a sharp break in philosophical direction from the Obama administration's Justice Department. The pick was disclosed Friday by...
Romney to Meet with Trump Amid Talk of Cabinet Position
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Romney to Meet with Trump Amid Talk of Cabinet Position

Former Bay State Gov. Mitt Romney will meet with President-Elect Donald Trump this weekend, and one of the topics is a potential job in the billionaire's Cabinet, according to published reports. Romney -- who derided Trump as a "phony" and a "fraud" in an u...
City Council Member's Call to Shut Down Trump Inauguration Brings Flood of Complaints
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City Council Member's Call to Shut Down Trump Inauguration Brings Flood of Complaints

Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant said her office has been inundated with angry phone calls and other messages since she called last week for massive demonstrations against Donald Trump's inauguration as president. Sawant, her aides and council rece...
Ted Cruz to be Trump's Attorney General?
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Ted Cruz to be Trump's Attorney General?

GOPUSA Editor's Note: This speculation has just been replaced by a CNN report that Sen. Jeff Sessions has been selected as Attorney General and has accepted the position. Additionally, CNN reports Rep. Mike Pompeo of Kansas has been selected for CIA dir...
Justice Thomas: Honor Scalia by reining in government
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Justice Thomas: Honor Scalia by reining in government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called on fellow conservatives Thursday to continue the work of the late Justice Antonin Scalia to keep the power of the courts and other branches of government in check. Thomas told 1,700 people at a ...