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Man on terror watchlist remains in U.S. after being released by Border Patrol
NBC News
An Afghan migrant on the terror watchlist spent nearly a year inside the U.S. after being apprehended and released by Border Patrol agents in 2023, U.S. officials tell NBC News. The Afghan national was arrested last month and then released again by an immigration judge who was not told he was a national security threat.
April 11, 2024
Teen illegal immigrant arrested in connection to murder, mutilation of California man found in car
Fox News
An 18-year-old illegal immigrant was arrested in connection to the murder of a California man that was found mutilated inside his car back in January, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office announced.
April 9, 2024
Border Patrol raises alarm on dangers migrants face, reveals over 300 rescues this year
The U.S. Border Patrol officials held an event Tuesday to raise awareness of the dangers migrants face while attempting to illegally cross the border into the United States.
April 9, 2024
How Far $100 Goes at the Grocery Store After Five Years of Food Inflation
Wall Street Journal
Grocery prices were up 1% in February from a year earlier, Labor Department data show. They were up 10.2% in February 2023 versus a year earlier, and were up 1.2% in February 2019 from a year earlier.
April 4, 2024
Illegal migrant deported 8 times with 11 arrests now charged with murder in Ohio: 'Our border is broken'
Fox News
An illegal Mexican immigrant who has been deported at least eight times, according to Ohio's Butler County Sheriff's Office, and arrested nearly a dozen times is now facing murder charges following the discovery of a man’s body in Ohio.
April 5, 2024
ICE Nabs Over 200 Foreign Nationals Convicted On Drug Charges After Nationwide Raids
The Daily Caller
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Monday that it has arrested 216 foreign nationals convicted of various drug-related offenses as part of a nationwide operation.
April 2, 2024
Most favor hiring more border patrol agents and immigration judges
Associated Press
The public is supportive of several immigration and border security policies to address the situation at the U.S./Mexico border. Hiring more border patrol agents is supported by about two-thirds of adults, including about 79% of Republicans, 54% of Democrats, and 56% of independents.
March 29, 2024
American cities spending billions taking care of migrants who entered country illegally
The National Desk
The migrant crisis is racking up a hefty price tag for state and local governments, as they work to care for the massive influx of newcomers.
March 27, 2024
Grocery Prices Have Soared. That’s Spoiling Biden’s Economic Pitch.
President Joe Biden is regularly promoting signs of a strengthening economy and easing inflation, but when it comes to the indicator closest to home, it’s a tough sell.
March 17, 2024
ICE Catches Guatemalan Illegal Immigrant Convicted Of Child Sex Offense Who Was Released In Virginia
Fox News
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced on Wednesday that it had caught an illegal immigrant who was convicted of a child sex offense, but was later released onto the streets in Virginia, despite an ICE detainer.
March 6, 2024
Former Border Patrol Chief Says Biden, Harris Never Spoke To Him During His Tenure
Fox News
The former Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol told 60 Minutes that President Biden never spoke to him during his two years on the job. Neither did Vice President Kamala Harris, tapped as the administration's "border czar" by President Biden in May 2021.
March 3, 2024
The U.S. national debt is rising by $1 trillion about every 100 days
The debt load of the U.S. is growing at a quicker clip in recent months, increasing about $1 trillion nearly every 100 days.
March 1, 2024
GAO: Billions wasted on federal health insurance program
The Office of Personnel Management, which oversees health insurance for 8 million federal workers and their families at a cost of more than $60 billion a year, has never checked the eligibility of those on its rolls.
February 28, 2024
7.2M Illegals Entered The US Under Biden Admin, An Amount Greater Than Population Of 36 States
Fox News
Nearly 7.3 million migrants have illegally crossed the southwest border under President Biden's watch, a number greater than the population of 36 individual states, a Fox News analysis finds.
February 20, 2024
American Food Spending As Portion Of Income Hits More Than 30-Year High
The Daily Caller
Americans are spending the highest percentage of disposable income on food since the 1990s as a result of sky-high inflation under President Joe Biden, according to data from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
February 21, 2024
Biden's Inflation Reduction Act, Meant To Counter China, Prompted Explosion in Chinese Battery Imports
Washington Free Beacon
In July 2022, weeks before President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, the Democrat said the bill would "give us the ability … to compete with China" and its dominant battery industry. One year later, U.S. imports of Chinese-made batteries jumped to record highs, according to a Washington Free Beacon review of Census Bureau data.
February 19, 2024
Federal Budget Deficit Expected To Soar To $2.6 Trillion In 2034, CBO Says
The federal budget deficit will balloon from $1.6 trillion this fiscal year to $2.6 trillion in fiscal year 2034, according to the latest Congressional Budget Office outlook released Wednesday.
February 7, 2024
EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Released More Than 30,000 Illegal Migrants Flagged As Security Risks In Last 15 Months
Daily Caller
Border Patrol agents released more than 30,000 migrants who crossed the southern border deemed potential national security risks in the last 15 months, according to internal Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data obtained exclusively by the Daily Caller News Foundation.
February 7, 2024
An Affordability Crisis Is Making Some Young Americans Give Up On Ever Owning A Home
Americans are living through the toughest housing market in a generation and, for some young people, the quintessential dream of owning a home is slipping away.
January 3, 2024
Tillis, Colleagues Lead Renewed PBM Accountability Push
Senator Tillis Press Release
Senator Thom Tillis and his colleagues recently sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan urging the FTC to complete its investigation into pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). The bipartisan group of senators are also requesting a status update on the investigation, which has now been open for over 18 months.
January 30, 2024
Speaker Johnson says House 'will do everything in its power' to back Texas over border feud
FOX News
House Speaker Mike Johnson says the Republican-controlled House "will do everything in its power" to support Texas over its ongoing feud with the Biden administration over border security -- after the Lone Star State said it has a "right to self-defense."
January 25, 2024
What’s In The New Tax Deal?
New York Times
Lawmakers on the House Ways and Means Committee achieved a feat on Friday after debating something that rarely comes together in an election year: bipartisan tax legislation.
January 19, 2024
After Unprecedented Border Crossings, A Record 3M Cases Clog US Immigration Courts
Associated Press
Fueled by record-breaking increases in migrants who seek asylum after being apprehended for crossing the border illegally, the court backlog has grown by more than 1 million over the last fiscal year and it’s now triple what it was in 2019, according to government data compiled by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.
January 15, 2024
Americans Are Missing Credit Card Payments At The Highest Rate In A Decade
Business Insider
A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia found credit-card delinquency rates have surpassed pre-pandemic levels, with the share of balances 30 days past due hovering at the highest mark since late 2012.
January 12, 2024
US national debt surpasses $34T for first time
The Hill
The U.S. national debt surpassed $34 trillion for the first time last week, according to newly released data from the Treasury Department.
January 3, 2024
Op/Ed: PBM reform will make healthcare more transparent and affordable for everyone
Indianapolis Star
Helping Hoosiers afford the medicines they need while also protecting the trusted local healthcare providers they depend on is a good thing. And Indiana’s elected representatives in Congress should be applauded for trying to do just that.
January 4, 2024
Biden Admin Caught And Released Enough Illegal Immigrants At The Border To Fill More Than 17 Yankee Stadiums
The Daily Caller
The number of illegal immigrants caught and released into the country in 2023 would be enough to fill Yankee Stadium more than 17 times, according to federal data.
January 2, 2024
It’s time for Congress to address the affordable housing crisis
The Hill
From coast to coast, the foundation of a thriving community is affordable housing. Making sure hardworking families have a safe and reliable place to live is essential to economic growth and to quality of life. Unfortunately, a chronic lack of supply and soaring demand has deepened America’s affordable housing shortage.
January 3, 2024
Arizona border rancher who saw MS-13 on his ranch has dire warning: 'We have cartel scouts on our mountains'
Fox News
A fifth-generation Arizona rancher said an influx of illegal migrants crossing his land in recent years has increased his fear that terrorists are successfully sneaking into America.
December 27, 2023
Illegal crossings surge in remote areas as Congress and the White House weigh major asylum limits
Associated Press
Hundreds of dates are written on concrete-filled steel columns erected along the U.S. border with Mexico to memorialize when the Border Patrol has repaired illicit openings in the would-be barriers. Yet no sooner are fixes made than another column is sawed, torched and chiseled for large groups of migrants to enter, usually with no agents in sight.
December 19, 2024
Homelessness in the U.S. jumped to record level in 2023, government says
U.S. homelessness reached a record high in 2023, according to data the federal government released Friday.
December 15, 2023
10 IEDs found at US-Mexico border in cartel gunfight
FOX Business
A federal law-enforcement source shared with FOX Business Network an internal officer safety alert dated December 13th that warns CBP agents to be vigilant after the Mexican military seized 10 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at the border.
December 15, 2023
5,000 illegal immigrants released every day into US, admin officials privately tell lawmakers
Fox News
The Biden administration has told lawmakers that an average of 5,000 illegal immigrants are currently being released into the U.S. each day at the border, while there were over 670,000 illegal immigrants who evaded Border Patrol last fiscal year, Fox News has learned.
December 9, 2023
More Democrats join Republicans calling for changes at the border as more migrants arrive
The National Desk
WASHINGTON (TND) — In El Paso, Texas, Border Patrol agents said the city’s storm drains are just the latest way criminal organizations are exploiting the system to get migrants into the country illegally.
December 4, 2023
‘I’m Not Getting Ahead Ever’: Report Shows Americans Are Getting Crushed By Bidenflation
Washington Free Beacon
Bloomberg released a report Monday demonstrating just how severely inflation is impacting Americans.
November 28, 2023
Americans need an extra $11,400 today just to afford the basics
CBS News
The typical American household must spend an additional $11,434 annually just to maintain the same standard of living they enjoyed in January of 2021, right before inflation soared to 40-year highs, according to a recent analysis of government data.
November 29, 2023
Foot Locker, Teamsters Show Their Drug-Benefit Managers the Door
Wall Street Journal
Employers and unions are getting fed up with the firms they have used for years to help control their spending on prescription drugs—because their costs keep soaring.
November 21, 2023
US Home Sales On Pace For The Worst Year Since 1993
Home sales may have their worst year in 30 years. Sales slumped in October and prices continued to climb, as mortgage rates surged last month and inventory remained extraordinarily low. That kept homebuyers out of the market, according to a monthly report from the National Association of Realtors released Tuesday.
November 21, 2023
Growing Numbers Of Chinese Migrants Are Crossing The Southern Border
The New York Times
The surge of migrants entering the United States across the southern border increasingly includes people from a surprising place: China.
November 24, 2023
More Americans See U.S. Crime Problem as Serious
Sixty-three percent of Americans describe the crime problem in the U.S. as either extremely or very serious, up from 54% when last measured in 2021 and the highest in Gallup’s trend. The prior high of 60% was recorded in the initial 2000 reading, as well as in 2010 and 2016.
November 16, 2023
More Migrants On Terrorism Watch List Crossed U.S. Border
The New York Times
An increasing number of migrants arrested at the southern border over the past year are on the United States’ terrorist watch list, according to government data.
November 15, 2023
Iowa Is Losing Pharmacies; Lawmakers, Pharmacist, and Policy Experts Blame Benefit Managers
Quad-City Times
The bipartisan bill introduced by Miller-Meeks implements delinking policies, which allow PBMs to only charge a flat fee for drug placement versus letting them continue to charge a percentage of the drug.
November 14, 2023
Top Republican sounds alarm on US territory being 'highly vulnerable' to Chinese missiles
FOX News
House China Select Committee Chairman Mike Gallagher is requesting information from the United States Army on its efforts to protect an "essential" U.S. territory that remains "highly vulnerable" amid heightened Chinese military aggression, Fox News Digital has learned.
November 13, 2023
Moody’s Lowers U.S. Credit Outlook, Citing Political Dysfunction
The Washington Post
Moody’s on Friday offered a sharp rebuke of political dysfunction in the United States, with the credit-rating agency changing its outlook for U.S. sovereign debt to negative from stable and warning that “continued political polarization” in Congress threatens the country’s fiscal strength.
November 11, 2023
American Prosperity Alliance Supports H.R. 6283: The Delinking Revenue from Unfair Gouging (DRUG) Act.
Press Release
To advance the economic interests of consumers, APA supports H.R. 6283: The Delinking Revenue from Unfair Gouging (DRUG) Act, which offers a proper path forward to reforming the distorted drug pricing system in our country by ending outdated practices emanating from a highly-concentrated, inefficient market. APA urges Congress not to leave 224 million Americans behind in a broken insurance system that is forcing them to pay more than they have to.
Senate Republicans release proposal to overhaul border policies
A group of Senate Republicans have released their proposal to overhaul border policies from security to parole and asylum changes.
US consumers feeling slightly less confident in October for 3rd straight month
Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers are feeling increasingly less confident these days as fears of an oncoming recession remain elevated.
October 31, 2023
House GOP's $14B Israel aid bill offset with cuts to IRS cash in Biden's Inflation Reduction Act
FOX News
House Republicans have rolled out a bill giving $14.3 billion in aid to Israel, while cutting into cash President Biden allocated toward the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) last year.
October 30, 2023
Prices Rose 3.7 Percent In September As Fed Keeps Up Inflation Fight
The Washington Post
The fight against inflation is still a bumpy one, with high housing and gas costs straining families’ budgets and slowing the Federal Reserve’s fight to tame consumer prices.
October 12, 2023
Fox Poll: Americans Disapprove Of Biden’s Border Policies
A majority of Americans disapprove of how the government has handled border security and support the construction of a wall on the southern border, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday.
October 11, 2023