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Border Patrol, Department of Homeland Security, Donald Trump, ICE, Illegal Immigration, Trump Wall -

President Donald Trump signed his name Wednesday on a newly constructed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, calling it a “world-class security system” that will be virtually impenetrable. President Donald Trump took time from his two-day fundraising trip to California to visit his beloved border wall in Otay Mesa. He was so taken with the project that he signed one of the slats with a Sharpie. Trump toured a section of the border wall in San Diego’s Otay Mesa area on Wednesday. It was a return trip for the Republican president, who traveled there in March 2018 to see border...

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al Qaeda, Donald Trump, Military, Taliban, Terrorism, U.S. Military -

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Coalition Forces and the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service deny Daesh a safe haven during air strikes on Qanus Island located in the Salah ad Din Province, Sept. 10, 2019. Follow-on ground clearance operations are currently taking place by the 2nd Iraqi Special Operations Forces Battalion to destroy a major transit hub for Daesh members moving from Syria and the Jazeera desert into Mosul, Makhmour, and the Kirkuk region. “We’re denying Daesh the ability to hide on Qanus Island,” said Maj. Gen. Eric T. Hill, Special Operations Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, commander. “We’re setting the conditions for...

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Donald Trump, Economy, Poverty, Unemployment -

The U.S. poverty rate declined slightly last year, but finally fell below the 2007 level, right before the Great Recession pushed millions of Americans out of work and into financial distress. The improving economy was a key factor in the decline. The U.S. Census Bureau noted in its annual report on income & poverty that there were 2.3 million more full-time, year-round workers last year and that median earnings for all such workers rose by more than three percent.U.S. Census Bureau statistics from its American Community Survey (ACS) show a decline in poverty rates in 13 of 25 of the most populous metro...

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America's Keepers, Border Patrol, Department of Homeland Security, Donald Trump, ICE, Illegal Immigration, Trump Wall -

YUMA, AZ. - President Trump on Wednesday expressed optimism in his effort to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and said recent court victories will help pave a way around the Democrat's obstructionist actions.  "On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. Cicadas buzz and heavy equipment rumbles and beeps before it lowers 30-foot-tall (48-kilometer-tall) sections of fence into the...

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Afghanistan, al Qaeda, Donald Trump, Middle East, Military, Taliban, U.S. Military -

U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders dead on Monday. “They’re dead. They’re dead. As far as I’m concerned, they’re dead,” Trump told reporters when asked about the talks as he left the White House for a trip to North Carolina. The U.S. military is likely to accelerate the pace of its operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks, a senior U.S. general said on Monday following Washington's suspension of peace talks with the insurgents. US Marine General Kenneth McKenzie, the head of US Central Command, said during a visit to Afghanistan that the Taliban...

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