Baltimore Mayor: ‘We’re Not Going to Cooperate’ in ICE Raids

H/T Breitbart.

Hopefully, the DOJ will bring charges against these Delusional DemocRats.

Baltimore’s mayor announced Friday that his city would not be the one to cooperate in a series of targeted immigration enforcement raids taking place on Sunday.

“We’re not going to cooperate,” said Democrat Baltimore Mayor Jack Young, who spoke Friday at a protest rally outside City Hall, according to a report from WJZ.

Young’s city is one of ten cities in the U.S. that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeted for deportation raids that would expel anyone in the U.S. not in the country legally.

“I said that we were not going to engage with ICE in the deportation or apprehension of any immigrants in the City of Baltimore.” Mayor Young added.

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that the raids would take place Sunday, and would mostly be focused on criminals with “final deportation orders.” The raids are expected to last several days in ten different cities— including Atlanta, Denver, Baltimore, Chicago, New York, Houston, Miami, New Orleans, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Other Democrat mayors, including Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, have also vowed not to cooperate with federal immigration officers conducting the raids.

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Congressional Black Caucus Slams Justice Dems for Targeting Black Reps

H/T The Washington Free Beacon.

It is funny to see the Delusional DemocRats at war with each other.

If a DemocRat does not run to embrace the radical left they get primaried by the radical left.

Yet if said DemocRat does embrace the radical left if they are from areas carried by President Trump in 2016 they lose to their Republican opponent.

CBC member compares Justice Democrats to the ‘Russian trolls of 2016’ sowing division in Democratic Party.

Democratic lawmakers in the Congressional Black Caucus expressed anger over Justice Democrats attempting to oust black lawmakers in the primaries, saying the group’s strategy is “a bunch of B.S.”

Justice Democrats, a progressive group aligned with freshman representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.), is publicly backing primary challengers to several CBC members, including Reps. William Lacy Clay (Mo.) and Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.). Reps. Yvette Clarke (N.Y.), Joyce Beatty (Ohio), Emanuel Cleaver (Mo.) and Anthony Brown (D-Md.) have also expressed concerns about potentially being targeted in future weeks and months, according to the Hill.

Rep. Gregory Meeks, a senior CBC member and Queens Democratic Party boss, told the Hill it “seems strange” that “social Democrats seem to be targeting members of the Congressional Black Caucus, individuals who have stood and fought to make sure that African Americans are included and part of this process.”

“I don’t know what that agenda is, but if they want to come after members of the Black Caucus, it’s two ways,” Meeks said.

Clay, who has represented his district since 2001, said it’s “insulting” to the intelligence of voters in Missouri for Justice Democrats to target him.

“They are going after the wrong target. Instead of fighting Republicans and defeating Trump and holding on to our majority, they find it convenient to go after their own, which is to me a bunch of B.S.,” Clay told the Hill. He compared Justice Democrats to “Russian trolls of 2016,” saying they are sowing division in the Democratic Party.

Rep. Donald McEachin (Va.), another CBC member, was also frustrated by the Justice Democrats, saying the black lawmakers the group targets have some of the most progressive voting records in the caucus.

“I think challenging other Democrats in the primary when we’re trying to hold on to the majority is wrong unless the person is so far out of bounds, so far away from Democratic orthodoxy, but that’s not what’s going on here,” McEachin said.

Meeks has called for a meeting between CBC leaders and Justice Democrats to figure out why they are being targeted in the Democratic primaries.

“We have to find out who they are. Who is really running this show. We have to figure that out,” Meeks said.

Alexandra Rojas, the executive director of Justice Democrats, pushed back against the CBC, noting they have endorsed several candidates of color.

“We are supporting a black woman who is a community organizer who has taken on police brutality in the St. Louis area,” Rojas said. “Seventy percent of congressional districts in America have no competitive general election; primaries are often the only places where voters can have a real say.”

“Barack Obama first ran for Congress in a primary challenge to Rep. Bobby Rush, a CBC member,” Rojas added. “This is a democracy and voters deserve choices.”

The friction between the CBC and Justice Democrats comes amid the tensions in the House Democratic Caucus.  Earlier this week, Ocasio-Cortez accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) of singling out “newly elected women of color” during an interview with the Washington Post. Her comment responded to Pelosi’s New York Times interview with Maureen Dowd, where she took a jab at Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” of freshman progressive colleagues in the House.

“All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world,” Pelosi said. “But they didn’t have any following. They’re four people and that’s how many votes they got.”

“When these comments first started, I kind of thought that she was keeping the progressive flank at more of an arm’s distance in order to protect more moderate members, which I understood,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “But the persistent singling out … it got to a point where it was just outright disrespectful … the explicit singling out of newly elected women of color.”

 

 

Lt. Col. Allen West Says ‘Pelosi Just … Committed a High Crime and Misdemeanor’

H/T Western Journal.

While Lt. Colonel Allen  West is correct nothing will happen to Pelosi for two reasons one Delusional DemocRats control the House and our two-tiered justice system looks the other way for Delusional Democrats and the rich.

San Fran Nan is both rich and a Delusional DemocRat. 

President Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that the Democrats are impeding his efforts to reform immigration and address the crisis at the southern border.

Republican lawmakers such as Sen. Ted CruzRep. Dan Crenshaw and Rep. Matt Gaetz have joined the president in criticizing their political opponents’ disingenuous exploitation of the issues.

And they are telling the truth.

A recent report from National Review quoted Nancy Pelosi giving advice to illegal immigrants on how to avoid arrest and deportation.

“An ICE deportation warrant is not the same as a search warrant,” Pelosi said at a press conference. “If that is the only document ICE brings to a home raid, agents do not have the legal right to enter a home. If ICE agents don’t have a warrant signed by a judge, a person may refuse to open the door and let them in,” Pelosi continued.

If that wasn’t bad enough, Pelosi went on, behind closed doors, to explain her “know your rights” campaign for illegal immigrants.

If the fact that the Speaker of the House is advising illegal immigrants on how to avoid apprehension from Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers doesn’t sit well with you, you aren’t the only one.

Former Florida Rep. and retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel Allen West responded with the serious charge that Pelosi’s actions bordered on treason.

“Unless I am grossly mistaken, Ms. Pelosi just violated her oath of office and has committed a high crime and misdemeanor,” West tweeted.

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Unless I am grossly mistaken, Ms. Pelosi just violated her oath of office and has committed a high crime and misdemeanor https://theoldschoolpatriot.com/know-your-rights-no-youre-wrong-nancy/ 

‘Know Your Rights?’ No, You’re Wrong, Nancy!

Unless I am grossly mistaken, Ms. Pelosi just violated her oath of office and has committed a high crime and misdemeanor.

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“High crimes and misdemeanors” is a classification of offense for which Art. II, Sec. 4 of U.S. Constitution provides grounds for impeachment.

And West may be right.

According to Jon Roland of the Constitution Society, high crimes refer “to those punishable offenses that only apply to high persons, that is, to public officials, those who, because of their official status, are under special obligations that ordinary persons are not under, and which could not be meaningfully applied or justly punished if committed by ordinary persons.”

Put another way, “a high crime is an affront to the state, to the people, the body politic,” as Jeffrey A. Engel, director of the Southern Methodist University Center for Presidential History, says.

West’s accusation could be true if Congress found Pelosi’s statements and actions constituted “violations of public trust.”

Congressional action against Pelosi is extremely unlikely, but her words and conduct reveal how far the Democrats are willing to go to resist immigration reform.

While one can stand for both American sovereignty and reasonable reform for immigration policy, you can’t be pro-America and champion complete disregard for the rule of law all while thwarting enforcement of current immigration standards.

Trump Is ‘Very Seriously’ Considering This Route To Get That Key Citizenship Question On The Census

H/T Town Hall.

We need the citizenship question on the 2020 census that way we can get a better idea of how many illegals there are in America.

The number of illegals in America is a question Delusional DemocRats do not want answered.

Of the many legal roadblocks, the citizenship question on the 2020 census was one I thought would never be one. We’ve added one before in past surveys. It’s constitutional. The Justices noted that in the recent 5-4 decision to send this back to the lower courts for review. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the court. The main problem was that the Court didn’t like the Commerce Department’s reasoning for adding the question.

No doubt this was a body blow and it was even more disheartening when Commerce decided that they were going to print the surveys without the question. Again, the question itself is constitutional, but there was no time to hash this legal matter out in time. The clock was already running out. Yet, prior to the Fourth of July holiday, Trump said he ordered the Department of Justice to look into ways to add the question onto the survey.

He had also mulled delaying the census until this matter can be resolved. Now, the president might just add it through executive order. As Obama said, elections have consequences and he had a phone and a pen. Yep, and that applies to any president (via Associated Press):

President Donald Trump said Friday he is “very seriously” considering an executive order to try to force the inclusion of a citizenship question as part of the 2020 Census.

Speaking to reporters as he departed the White House for a weekend in New Jersey, Trump said the idea is among four or five options he’s considering as he pushes the issue.

“It’s one of the ways that we’re thinking about doing it, very seriously,” he said, despite the fact that the government has already begun the process of printing the census questionnaire without that question.

[…]

An executive order would not, by itself, override court rulings blocking the inclusion of the citizenship question. But such an action from Trump would perhaps give administration lawyers a new basis to try to persuade federal courts that the question could be included.

This is a key question. If you don’t have the right to vote here, you shouldn’t be counted. Sorry, only citizens should be counted and this strikes at the heart of Democratic Party power. They’ve harnessed and exploited illegal aliens for years to boost their delegations on the Hill.

This could undercut that immensely, especially in California. They cannot let this happen. So, even though an executive action won’t overrule the courts per se, it will spark yet another meltdown about this presidency.

That alone is worth doing. It will be great to see the liberal media have a meltdown again. And it will probably guarantee that the 2020 Democratic candidates would peddle positions to counter this move that goes so far to the left, they’ll go off the cliff. I mean they’re already insane now.

Do it, President Trump.

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UPDATE: As for the DOJ legal team, well, a Maryland judge affirmed that they’re pursuing adding the question per the White House demands (via WaPo):

Government lawyers affirm administration will pursue adding citizenship question to 2020 Census, according to statement to Maryland judge. This is a developing story that will be updated.

[…]

A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the citizenship question has given the Trump administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed.

U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel has indicated he is poised to authorize litigants to start producing information in the case before him, which raises questions about whether the government had a discriminatory intent in asking for the addition.

In a call shortly before the 2 p.m. deadline, a Department of Justice lawyer said the government still doesn’t know what it plans to do, according to Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which represents some of the plaintiffs challenging the question.

 

AOC Says Border Patrol Made Illegals Drink TOILET Water – Officials Call BS On AOC

H/T Clash Daily.

Here is a look at toilets used in prison and no doubt they are the same in the detention centers.

For the Delusional DemocRats, the sink and toilet are different and if you look in the right-hand corner there is a place to drink from.

I say these setups for ten years I spent as a Correctional Officer.

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You’ve gotta hand it to her consistency — she never misses a chance to politicize and weaponize any issue.

The kick she’s on now is taking the creation she PERSONALLY helped create by (a) refusing to change the immigration policy, or even acknowledge it was an emergency, (b) REDUCE the funding for beds available for the holding of detainees who have come across the border and (c) bully companies that do business with the Border Agents — including Wayfair sending mattresses for the children to sleep on.

Take THAT, Border Agents! No mattresses for YOU! That’ll learn ya!

We’re still not sure how depriving children she pretends to care so much about of necessities like shelter or mattresses gives her the moral high ground on ANYTHING, but her acolytes seem to be lapping it up.

Now, since that staged photo op of ‘feigned horror’ at the ‘cages’ blew up in her face so dramatically…

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… she’s taken a trip to see them herself. Or so we’re told.

She’s got a lot to say about how everything sucks and it’s all Trump’s fault. (Neo-Soviet that she is, this is obviously the only song she knows how to sing.)

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Monday that illegal immigrants and asylum-seekers detained at a pair of U.S. Customs and Border Protection stations she visited are ‘drinking out of toilets’ – a claim an agency official quickly denied.

Speaking outside a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, she raged: ‘There’s abuse in these facilities.’

‘This was them knowing a congressional visit was coming. This was CBP on their best behavior. Telling people to drink out of the toilet.’

AOC said she ‘forced’ herself into a cell with detainees and one woman told her officers were waging ‘psychological warfare’ and that the agents often called them ‘wh***s.’

The 29-year-old congresswoman claimed officers laughed at migrants drinking out of toilets.

…But a CBP official said Monday in the early evening that plumbing fixtures at the locations Ocasio-Cortez visited are standard-issue jail appliances with sinks that dispense safe drinking water attached to toilets in a single unit.

‘Of course that’s what we have,’ the official said. ‘No one is drinking toilet water. They’re drinking potable water from the sink attached to the toilet. It’s what you would find in every municipal jail in the United States.’
Source: DailyMail

Think something more or less along the lines of this:

Actually, a LOT like those, as evidenced by a judicial photo from 2016.

You’d expect that an elected official in such a position was perfectly professional, and not an emotionally over-wrought child — right? Then you must be talking about someone OTHER than AOC, whose entire schtick is emotional outbursts and drama.

Here’s another perspective on her visit:

“She comes out screaming at our agents, right at the beginning [of the tour] … Crying and screaming and yelling,” said one witness who said he was stunned by the outburst in front of approximately 40 people.

“The agents, they wanted to respond, but they held back because she’s a congressional delegate. But when you have someone yelling at you in a threatening manner … ” the same person said. “They were like, ‘Hey, you need to kinda step back.’”
Source: Washington Examiner

Not a good look. It continues…

A second official said she went in and out of the cell during the group’s briefing nearby and returned to the group several times to share information she had learned from detainees, including that one person had drunk from a toilet.

The congresswoman told the group she would not go with the 13 other House Democrats on the tour of the facility and stayed with the family.

…“Something under her breath, ‘Oh, all these guys in here are gonna f–k me.’ The agents are standing there behind the computers. One of the agents laughed at something he was saying to another agent, and she got irate and flipped out,” the second Border Patrol official said. “Now they’re under investigation for it. She took it as they were laughing at her and screams at them and says, ‘What’s so funny?’”

…The congresswoman, who led a charge in 2018 to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, recounted the scene differently in a social media post afterward and did not mention yelling at agents.

…The agent on scene said the congresswoman misrepresented why a person in custody had drunk from a toilet.

“So this is what happened with the migrant and drinking water from toilet: she wanted water, didn’t know how to use the faucet in the cell, and drank from the toilet. She never told AOC that we made her drink from the toilet. AOC, of course, changed it … This was when she [the migrant] was apprehended and brought into the facility,” according to the agent.
Source: Washington Examiner

So not only is she thin-skinned, vindictive, prone to dishing out personal attacks, bouts of hyperbolic indignation, outright lies in the service of her ‘righteous’ cause and so on…

But she’s an emotional wreck on top of everything else.

Oh great. She’ll be a fantastic help in solving problems.

Just as soon as she recognizes that she’s been the one creating them.

HUGE! Border Apprehensions, In Sharp DECLINE After President Trump’s Deal With Mexico (Details)

H/T Flag And Cross.

The Mexican Government is doing finally what the Delusional DemocRats will not do and that is help President Trump secure the border.

It seems that tariffs and the threat of tariffs work.

And that’s the way the cookie crumbles…

President Trump spoke. Mexico listened.

Even better? They are following through and keeping their word.

After 45 threatened America’s southern neighbor with increased tariffs, Mexico kowtowed and began doing a lot to stop the flood of illegals entering the United States.

Heck, they’ve even started guarding their own southern border.

Now, border apprehensions are on the decline.

Here’s the scoop

WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June compared to May, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said at a press conference Friday.

In May, more than 144,000 immigrants were stopped crossing the border, including some presenting themselves legally at points of entry, the highest monthly total in 13 years.

The number of immigrants crossing into the Southwest United States typically drops off as temperatures heat up in the summer, but McAleenan said the decline was more than just seasonal.

15,000 troops are being sent to the U.S./Mexico border.

But they’re not American troops.

It’s looking like President Trump’s deal with America’s southern neighbor to try and stem the flow of illegal immigration into the U.S. is already working wonders.

Here’s what’s up…

Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border, according to the country’s Secretary of Defense Luis Sandoval.

[…]

Approximately 2,000 National Guard members have already been deployed to Mexico’s southern border with Belize and Guatemala, he noted, adding to the 4,500 troops already spread across the area. Many migrants begin their journey in Central America and even further south, passing through Mexico on their way toward the United States.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is fed-up with illegal immigrants in the Lone Star state.

No mas, he says.

That’s why he’s sending 1,000 additional troops to the border.

His words:

I just deployed 1,000 National Guard Troops to the border.

This is needed because more than 45,000 people were apprehended crossing our border illegally in the last 3 weeks.

They come from 52 different countries.

Congress must do its job and fund border security.

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I just deployed 1,000 National Guard Troops to the border.

This is needed because more than 45,000 people were apprehended crossing our border illegally in the last 3 weeks.

They come from 52 different countries.

Congress must do its job and fund border security.

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Seriously? Schumer Wants Trump Investigated Over $20 Bill

H/T Western Journal.

The Delusional DemocRats will use any excuse they can to investigate President Trump.

Who really gives a Damn if Harriet Tubman gets on the twenty dollar bill.

Proving once again that Democrats in Congress will use virtually any excuse to hinder, investigate, or otherwise obstruct President Donald Trump’s administration, it now appears that Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has made a federal production out of delayed plans to update the $20 bill.

For many years there has been discussion about replacing the face of slave-owning former President Andrew Jackson on the common currency note with that of a hero of the anti-slavery abolition movement, Harriet Tubman, a process that was purported to officially be launched in 2016 by then-Obama administration Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, according to The Hill.

But that plan was recently placed on hold by Trump administration Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin until at least 2028, primarily over concerns about potential counterfeiting issues, as reported by Newsmax.

But The Hill has now reported that Schumer had apparently rejected the reason offered up by Mnuchin and demanded the Treasury Department’s inspector general conduct a full investigation of the decision to delay the change. It appears that demand will be honored.

Specifically, Schumer wanted to know if there was any White House involvement in the delay to replace Jackson with Tubman, no doubt an insinuation of racial motives by the president and his administration who are routinely accused — without evidence — of being bigoted and hateful racists.

Acting Treasury IG Rich Delmar wrote in a June 21 letter to Schumer that the minority leader’s request would be incorporated into an audit and review of the process that was already planned and underway. That process would look into the Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing to ensure that “security features,” the “counterfeit deterrence program” and other requirements for creating new currency notes were properly implemented.

Delmar noted that his team would “interview the stakeholders involved” in the process, including the BEP, Treasury officials, the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, the Board’s Currency Technology Office, and the U.S. Secret Service.

“I believe this approach will efficiently address the concerns expressed in your request,” Delmar wrote. “It will specifically include review of the process with respect to the $20 bill.”

“If, in the course of our audit work, we discover indications of employee misconduct or other matters that warrant a referral to our Office of Investigations, we will do so expeditiously,” he added.

Delmar concluded by noting that he anticipated it would take roughly 10 months to complete the audit and review and put together a final report, and that he would keep Schumer apprised of the progress of the review.

Schumer, who had previously complained that the delayed change of the $20 bill hadn’t been “credibly explained” by Trump administration officials, was reportedly “pleased” on Monday by the response he had received from the Treasury IG.

“There are no women, there are no people of color on our paper currency today, even though they make up a significant majority of our population, and the previous administration’s plan to put New Yorker Harriet Tubman, on the $20 note was a long overdue way to recognize that disparity, and rectify it,” Schumer said.

At a glance, it would appear that the move to replace Jackson with Tubman on the $20 bill is little more than a cosmetic change, but in reality, there is a lot that goes into making even minor adjustments to existing bills, let alone wholesale changes of the design.

Schumer and Democrats, however, don’t reside in a realistic world, and are instead consumed by an “Orange Man bad” mentality that reflexively ascribes the worst possible motivations to every single thing done or not done by the Trump administration.

The insinuation that there is some racial motivation behind the delay to place the abolitionist Tubman on the $20 bill is just one small example of that mindset, and it is nothing short of ridiculous that Schumer would force the Treasury IG to waste time and resources investigating for evidence of such.

Hopefully, the IG’s review of the process will be quickly completed and the report will make it clear that the only reason for the delay is the already announced counterfeiting and security concerns that are critical to maintaining the “full faith and credit” that virtually the entire globe has placed in U.S. currency.