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Trump Schedule || Saturday, June 23, 2018

9:00 am || Departs White House
10:50 am PT || Arrives Las Vegas, Nevada
11:45 am PT || Attends a fundraiser; Suncoast Hotel & Casino; Las Vegas
12:15 pm PT || Delivers remarks at the Nevada Republican Party Convention; Las Vegas, Nevada
1:20 pm PT || Hosts a roundtable discussion on tax reform; South Point Hotel Casino and Spa; Las Vegas, Nevada
2:30 pm PT || Departs Las Vegas, Nevada
9:55 pm || Arrives White House

All times Eastern except as noted

Kirstjen Nielsen Under Siege

There is no disagreeing with the Left anymore. Now you’re either Mother Theresa or Hitler. After preventing Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen from peacefully downing a chimichanga or two at a Washington Mexican restaurant, leftist protestors now want to stop her from sleeping too. Protestors Friday morning woke her up to the tune… Continue Reading

Child Who Has Become Face of Crisis Was Never Separated from her Mother

A child whose photo has become an emblem of the family separation crisis at the border was in fact never apart from her mother, according to the Daily Mail. What’s more, she was, essentially, stolen from her father and taken on a journey he considered dangerous. The Daily Mail writes: Denis Javier Varela Hernandez, 32, said… Continue Reading

Trump Schedule || Friday, June 22, 2018

12:15 pm || Participates in the credentialing ceremony for newly appointed ambassadors to Washington 2:30 pm || Makes remarks on immigration with Angel Families; South Court Auditorium 8:30 pm || Attends the United States Marine Corps Evening Parade; Washington All times Eastern except as noted ******* Get my biography of Steve Bannon, “Bannon, Always the Rebel,” based… Continue Reading

Melania Trump Heads to the Border to Help “Reunite” Children and Families

Uh oh. Looks like she’s getting involved in policy. That might not be good. Unless this is basically a “Message: We care” photo op. But I don’t think Melania does much to smooth Donald’s rough edges, people already differentiate her from the president, unlike Ivanka, who kind of shares the rap against her dad’s. And… Continue Reading

Trump’s Order is Not Final: The Decision Rests With the Judiciary

Just to be clear, what President Trump signed does not “solve” the problem of separation of illegal immigrant families. It just punts it to the courts. The White House is being vilified in the press for supposedly lying when it claimed that it could not legally keep the families together. It was not a lie,… Continue Reading

Democrats: Don’t Separate Families; Also, Don’t Keep Them Together

It’s all going to make George Orwell wake up and write another book. Democrats have been objecting for days that President Trump is separating families at the border and that this does irreparable harm to children. So he signed an executive order that attempts to keep them together. Which prompted Democrats to . . .… Continue Reading