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Why did Democrats vote for a barrier along the southern border in 2013, but won’t now?

Why did Democrats vote for a barrier along the southern border in 2013, but won’t now?Former U.S. Border Patrol Chief under former President Barack Obama Mark Morgan says that the border wall needs to be built.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a social media star, to school House Democrats on Twitter use

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a social media star, to school House Democrats on Twitter useThe lesson comes as a generational divide between members of Congress and the tech platforms they oversee has been on full display.



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House Democrats vows to vote for a border barrier because that's what her constituents want

House Democrats vows to vote for a border barrier because that's what her constituents wantAre there any signs other Democrats will break from the establishment line? Congresswoman Katie Hill explains her reasons for supporting Trump's physical border barrier



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Congressional Democrats move to stop U.S. Census citizenship question

Congressional Democrats move to stop U.S. Census citizenship questionDemocrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday were moving ahead with legislation to prevent the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, following a court decision this week blocking inclusion of such information. Representative Carolyn Maloney, a senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told reporters that she is re-introducing her bill, which was ignored by Republicans in 2017-2018 when they controlled the House of Representatives.



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Congressional Democrats move to stop U.S. Census citizenship question

Congressional Democrats move to stop U.S. Census citizenship questionDemocrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday were moving ahead with legislation to prevent the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, following a court decision this week blocking inclusion of such information. Representative Carolyn Maloney, a senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told reporters that she is re-introducing her bill, which was ignored by Republicans in 2017-2018 when they controlled the House of Representatives.



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Americans blame shutdown on Trump over Democrats by wide margin, poll finds

Americans blame shutdown on Trump over Democrats by wide margin, poll findsWhen asked, "Who do you think is mainly responsible for this situation?," 53 percent of Americans blamed Trump and congressional Republicans.



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Karl Rove can't believe Democrats will not accept yes on immigration reform

Karl Rove can't believe Democrats will not accept yes on immigration reform111 House Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi, voted last year for border wall funding, notes Fox News contributor Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush.



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William Barr: Democrats to question attorney general nominee about criticism of Robert Mueller inquiry

William Barr: Democrats to question attorney general nominee about criticism of Robert Mueller inquirySenate Democrats plan to interrogate William Barr, President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, about his critical memo on Robert Mueller.



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Democrats Say Mueller Must Finish Probe of Trump Russia Ties

Democrats Say Mueller Must Finish Probe of Trump Russia TiesThe New York Times reported Friday that the FBI had opened a probe in 2017 to determine whether the president had worked, knowingly or unknowingly, on behalf of Russia and against U.S. national interests. On Saturday, a Washington Post story said Trump went to great lengths to hide details of his discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin.



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House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of TrumpThe New York Times reported that the probe began in the days after Trump fired James Comey as FBI director in May 2017 and said the agency’s counterintelligence investigators had to consider whether Trump’s actions constituted a possible threat to national security. The White House rejected the Times article as “absurd” late on Friday, while Trump himself lashed out at Comey and the FBI in half a dozen tweets on Saturday. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said his panel “will take steps to better understand both the president’s actions and the FBI’s response to that behavior” in coming weeks.



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