President Trump and his family failed to report nearly $300,000 worth of gifts from foreign nations during his time in office, according to a new report by Democrats on the House oversight committee which said the unreported gifts could create constitu…
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Republicans say Biden’s rules for firms competing with China on chips makes U.S. less competitive
Republican senators lashed out Thursday against the Commerce Department for demanding companies that apply for new funding to compete with China in semiconductor manufacturing also meet unrelated benchmarks for providing childcare and labor union set-a…
CBP denies claim cartel planted ‘explosive’ at border; says device was ‘fake’
Customs and Border Protection said late Wednesday that the “explosive” that members of Congress described at the border was actually a bunch of sand wrapped in tape with a rope protruding like a wick.
Border Patrol chief pleads for more agents, disagrees with Biden halting border wall construction
Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz delivered a devastating picture of the border on Wednesday, telling lawmakers that a majority of sectors along the U.S.-Mexico boundary are not secure and saying it was a mistake to stop wall construction.
Illegal crossings at southern border remained stable in February
Homeland Security nabbed 154,998 illegal immigrants coming across the southwestern border in February, or about the same as January, which officials said was further proof that their new carrot-and-stick approach is working.
Rep. Greene says cartels planted bomb on U.S. border, endangering agents
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Wednesday said operatives from a Mexican smuggling cartel planted an explosive device on the U.S. side of the border, endangering Border Patrol agents.
Border chief says border is not under control, undercuts Mayorkas’ assertions
Homeland Security does not have “operational control” of the border, the top Border Patrol agent told Congress Wednesday, contradicting the words of his boss, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
Uzis, illegal immigrants and fentanyl: Feds charge men with selling guns to cartel
Federal prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against two men they say were trying to sell serious firepower to Mexican smuggling cartels.
GOP senators blast DHS for hiking fees on farmers in order to fund asylum cases
Sen. Marsha Blackburn led a group of Republican senators Tuesday in blasting the Biden administration for trying to raise fees that businesses pay to bring in immigrant workers, saying the president wants farmers to pay the price for his border chaos.
House panel rips federal agency’s ecogrief training, warns of probe if ‘colossal waste’ continues
The House Natural Resources Committee demanded answers Tuesday from the Fish and Wildlife Service over its ecogrief training for employees and warned a full investigation could ensue unless the agency cancels the course and uses the money for more impo…