BORDER/WALL: “The WALL, which is already under construction in the form of new renovation of old and existing fences and walls, will continue to be built.” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 14, 2017 05:20am […]

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BORDER/DHS/LEGAL: “Eleven people whose phones and laptops were searched at United States airports and at the nation’s northern border are suing the Department of Homeland Security, joining a growing chorus of critics who say the forced inspections are invasive and unlawful. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday [9-13-17] by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic […]

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BORDER/DREAMERS/IMMIGRATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “A top White House aide indicated Tuesday [9-12-17] that the Trump administration would not insist that legislation protecting young immigrants known as Dreamers be tied to funding for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border… The comments underscore President Donald Trump’s desire to see Congress approve a legislative fix for the Deferred Action […]

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BORDER/DHS/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday [8-31-17] which vendors have been selected to build some protoypes for President Donald Trump’s promised US-Mexico border wall, a step forward for the project after months of delays. The announcement came after the Government Accountability Office on Friday dismissed a protest filed on the contract […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “Spurred by President Donald Trump’s emphatic reiteration that it will eventually pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the Mexican government said in a statement Sunday that it will not fund such a project ‘under any circumstances.’ ‘As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/WALL: “With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL. Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other.” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 27, 2017 08:44am […]

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BORDER/BUDGET/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “The Pentagon is staring down weeks and possibly months of budget uncertainty that’s shaping up to be the most turbulent budget drama for the military in years. Once again, the US Armed Forces are caught in the middle of a bigger political fight — this time over President Donald Trump’s border wall […]

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BORDER/POLITICS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “President Trump has widened an extraordinary rift with his own party, as he threatened a government shutdown over his long-promised border wall and attacked key lawmakers whose votes he needs heading into a crucial legislative period. The escalating tensions between the Republican president and the Republican Congress endanger delicate negotiations in the […]

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BORDER/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump on Tuesday [8-22-17] will meet with Border Patrol officials in Arizona before attending a campaign-style rally, as he seeks to move past one of the most difficult stretches of his controversy-roiled presidency. Mr. Trump will survey border equipment in Yuma and meet with members of the military before heading to […]

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BORDER/DHS: “Homeland Security and law enforcement are on alert & closely watching for any sign of trouble. Our borders are far tougher than ever before!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 18, 2017 07:31am […]

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BORDER/GOP/POLITICS/WALL: “Offering an alternative to President Donald Trump’s vision for a border wall, a top Senate Republican is introducing legislation Thursday [8-3-17] that urges the administration to use technology as well as physical barriers to better guard the southwest border. The bill from Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, […]

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BORDER/DHS/WALL: “The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday [8-1-17] said that it would use its authority to exempt the agency from having to comply with environmental and other laws in its efforts to build border walls and access roads in the San Diego area. The waiver would apply to the construction of several wall prototypes […]

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BORDER/HOUSE OF REPS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “House Republicans passed legislation on Thursday [7-27-17] funding President Donald Trump’s promised wall along the southwest border, having set the terms of the debate to let members avoid having to vote directly on the proposal. The measure passed 235-192. Five Democrats voted for the bill, with the support of 230 […]

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BORDER/TAXES/TRADE DEALS: “An aggressive corporate lobbying effort to derail a Republican-backed border tax has forced lawmakers working on tax reform to seek alternatives, Kevin Brady, chairman of the tax-writing U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, said on Wednesday [7-19-17]. The proposed border adjustment tax on U.S. companies that move jobs abroad and import products back […]

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BORDER/DHS/WALL: “President Donald Trump may have a vision of what his border wall should look like, but he’s not involved in the process to make those decisions, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Despite Trump’s recent comments on how the wall will take shape, including references to it including solar panels and transparency, Customs […]

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BORDER/WALL: “Big WIN today for building the wall. It will secure the border & save lives. Now the full House & Senate must act! ➡️https://t.co/TTg7lvBdo2 https://t.co/xhiknXko70” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 12, 2017 06:24pm […]

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BORDER/DHS/WALL: “The Department of Homeland Security will start construction of prototypes for a border wall this summer in the San Diego area, agency officials said on Tuesday [6-27-17], the first step in fulfilling a campaign promise made by President Trump. Homeland security officials said the prototypes would be added to the existing border walls in […]

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BORDER/ENERGY ALT/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave; others pitched a solar wall back when he was a skeptic of tapping power from the sun… TRUMP: ‘We’re thinking about building the wall as […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “President Donald Trump revealed Wednesday [6-21-17] that he has proposed a ‘solar wall’ along the southern border, suggesting for the first time that the sun, and not Mexico, might pay for his signature campaign pledge. Speaking at a rally in downtown Cedar Rapids, Trump declared that covering his planned border wall with […]

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BORDER/TRADE DEALS: “The top House Republican tax legislator floated a five-year phase-in to his controversial ‘border adjustment’ idea on Tuesday [6-13-17] in a bid to blunt mounting opposition to the concept. The phase-in offered by Rep. Kevin Brady (R., Texas) is a response to critics who worry about the disruption that border adjustment could cause […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “President Donald Trump floated putting solar panels on his planned Mexican border wall in a meeting with legislative leaders Tuesday [6-6-17] afternoon, according to White House and Capitol Hill officials. It was unclear why Trump brought up the topic, but he presented the panels as a way to fund the wall, which […]

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BORDER/POLITICS/TAXES/TRADE DEALS: “After months on life support, the border adjustment tax looks as if it’s finally dead. The sharp divisions that make overhauling the tax code a monumental task were on full display on Tuesday [5-23-17] as Republicans in Congress and the Trump administration publicly panned the provision at the heart of House Speaker Paul […]

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BORDER/BUDGET/IMMIGRATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget calls for more spending for border security and immigration enforcement — but the ask is still modest compared to what fulfilling his campaign pledges would likely cost. The budget proposed by the White House on Tuesday includes $2.6 billion for border security — $1.6 billion of which […]

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BORDER/LEGAL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “One of the principal barriers to President Trump’s border wall begins in Aleida Garcia’s expansive backyard. She and her husband have built a small park alongside some scrubland on their 30 acres, and they enjoy a panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley. They say they will fiercely resist any effort by […]

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BORDER/WALL: “The White House says it’s going to build a wall along the US-Mexico border with new funding appropriated by Congress. But the improvements they plan to make to existing fencing are nothing past administrations haven’t done. Former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama are the ones responsible for improving border security in places […]

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BORDER/BUDGET/TRUMP PEOPLE/MICK MULVANEY: “White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday [5-2-17] the White House plans to use monies in a border security spending increase to initiate construction of the border wall at the core of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Mulvaney said the Trump administration will use several hundred million dollars of a $1.5 […]

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BORDER/HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/POLITICS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “Congressional Democrats are saying they’ll oppose a measure to keep the government running another week if Republicans plan a health care vote between now and Saturday [4-29-17], Democratic aides told CNN. ‘If Republicans announce their intention to bring their harmful TrumpCare bill to the House Floor tomorrow or Saturday, I will oppose […]

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BORDER/POLITICS/WALL: “Republican National Committee chair Ronna Romney McDaniel said Wednesday [4-26-17] that failing to fulfill Donald Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall along the Mexican border will hurt the party in the 2018 midterm elections. ‘They’re gonna lose the trust of our base if we don’t keep our promises, our base is gonna walk […]

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BORDER/FAKE NEWS/MEDIA/MEXICO/WALL: “Don’t let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL. It will get built and help stop drugs, human trafficking etc.” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 25, 2017 07:36am […]

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ATTORNEY GENERAL/BORDER/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE/WALL/JEFF SESSIONS: “Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Sunday he does not expect the Mexican government to outright pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall, but there are a number of ways to extract the billions of dollars needed to build it. Sessions made his comments in an appearance on ABC’s ‘This […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/WALL: “….the wall is not built, which it will be, the drug situation will NEVER be fixed the way it should be! #BuildTheWall” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 24, 2017 10:31am […]

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BORDER/BUDGET/HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/POLITICS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “Fights over money to pay for a border wall — as well as Obamacare subsidies and an infusion of resources for the military — are threatening to trip up congressional talks over a funding bill to head off a government shutdown Friday [4-28-17]. Bipartisan negotiators have spent weeks methodically working through hundreds […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/WALL: “The Wall is a very important tool in stopping drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning our youth (and many others)!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 24, 2017 07:28am […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/WALL: “Eventually, but at a later date so we can get started early, Mexico will be paying, in some form, for the badly needed border wall.” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 23, 2017 10:44am […]

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BORDER/BUDGET/DHS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “Democrats in the Senate are raising concerns about the potential cost of President Donald Trump’s border wall — releasing documents Tuesday [4-18-17] from the Department of Homeland Security that explain what the administration is planning. The first $1 billion of wall money requested by the administration would cover 48 miles of new […]

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BORDER/DHS/IMMIGRATION/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The Trump administration has begun the detail work of stiffening the country’s immigration infrastructure, according to an internal memo from the Department of Homeland Security, moving to speed the hiring of border agents, to find space to detain thousands more immigrants and to hasten deportation cases. Even as the federal courts trip up […]

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BORDER/CABINET/DHS/TRUMP PEOPLE/JOHN KELLY/WALL: “Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly acknowledged Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the southern border of the United States will not extend ‘from sea to shining sea’ and could partially be fencing. Kelly had few details about the size and scope of the wall when he testified in front of […]

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BORDER/DHS/IMMIGRATION/MEXICO: “Parents and children caught crossing the Mexican border into the United States illegally generally can remain together, the Homeland Security Department said Wednesday, in a partial reversal of previous comments. Secretary John Kelly told a Senate panel that families would not be separated unless the ‘situation at the time requires it.’ He gave as […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Three Republican senators, hoping to speed the hiring of law enforcement agents on U.S. borders, on Friday introduced legislation waiving lie detector tests for job applicants who already serve in law enforcement or have done military service. The ‘Boots on the Border Act’ was backed by Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/WALL: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday [3-9-17] he doesn’t expect Mexico to pay for the wall that President Trump has been promising along America’s southern border. The GOP was asked if he thinks Mexico will pay for the wall during an interview with Politico — to which he flatly responded, ‘Uh, no.’ The […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION/MEXICO/WALL: “Perched more than 20 feet in the air atop the border fence between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, a Mexican lawmaker delivers a message to President Donald Trump. ‘It’s completely unnecessary — and it’s absurd — to build a wall that costs $15 billion,’ Braulio Guerra says in Spanish as a camera rolls. ‘Look, […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION/WALL: “I am reading that the great border WALL will cost more than the government originally thought, but I have not gotten involved in the… design or negotiations yet. When I do, just like with the F-35 FighterJet or the Air Force One Program, price will come WAY DOWN!”  – Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Feb. 11, 2017 08:18 […]

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BORDER/WALL: “President Donald Trump’s ‘wall’ along the U.S.-Mexico border would be a series of fences and walls that would cost as much as $21.6 billion, and take more than three years to construct, based on a U.S. Department of Homeland Security internal report seen by Reuters on Thursday [2-9-17]. The report’s estimated price-tag is much […]

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BORDER/WALL: [David Muir: “Will American taxpayers pay for the wall?”] “All it is, is we’ll be reimbursed at a later date from whatever transaction we make from Mexico. Now, I could wait a year and I could hold off the wall. But I wanna build the wall.” -Donald Trump, “TRANSCRIPT: ABC News anchor David Muir […]

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BORDER/CONGRESS/CRIME/DRUGS/IMMIGRATION/MEXICO/NATIONAL SECURITY/TERRORISM/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS/WALL: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.) (INA), the Secure Fence Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–367) (Secure Fence Act), and the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant […]

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BORDER/DONALD ON DONALD/VETS: “Vets mistreated, NO border security? I’m with @V4SA this Tuesday 9/15 to #MakeAmericasMilitaryGreatAgain! Join us! http://t.co/oiPQsJt7fh”  – Sept. 14, 2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 9/14/2015 […]

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BORDER/CANDIDATE/IMMIGRATION: “Congrats to the new Gov. of Texas, @GregAbbott_TX, for taking a tough & bold stance at the border. Should have been done long ago by Perry.”  – 7/18/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 7/18/2015 […]

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BORDER/MEXICO: “El Chapo comes to the U.S. often thru our border—it’s been revealed he has CA drivers license. http://t.co/E7UA3eyP5O”  – 7/13/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 7/13/2015 […]

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BORDER/DRUGS: “Now that the Mexican drug lord escaped from prison, everyone is saying that most of the cocaine etc. coming into the U.S. comes over border!”  – 7/12/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 7/12/2015 […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION/WALL: “Legal immigrants want border security. It is common sense. We must build a wall! Let’s Make America Great Again! http://t.co/I5CybmR0MF”  – 7/11/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 7/11/2015 […]

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BORDER/CANDIDATE/IMMIGRATION: “Jeb Bush will never secure our border or negotiate great trade deals for American workers. Jeb doesn’t see & can’t solve the problems.”  – 7/5/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 7/5/2015 […]

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BORDER: “Our Southern border is totally out of control. This is an absolutely disgraceful. situation.http://t.co/ujz3jENIYo We need border security!”  – 7/3/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 7/3/2015 […]

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BORDER/WALL: “A country must enforce its borders. Respect for the rule of law is at our country’s core. We must build a wall! https://t.co/u25yI5T7E8”  – 7/2/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 7/2/2015 […]

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BORDER/BUSINESS/IMMIGRATION: “For all of those who want to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain, boycott @Macys. They are weak on border security & stopping illegal immigration.”  – 7/1/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 7/1/2015 […]

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BORDER/JOBS/MEXICO: “I love the Mexican people, but Mexico is not our friend. They’re killing us at the border and they’re killing us on jobs and trade. FIGHT!”  – 6/30/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 6/30/2015 […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION/MEXICO: “We MUST have strong borders and stop illegal immigration. Without that we do not have a country. Also, Mexico is killing U.S. on trade. WIN!”  – 6/30/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 6/30/2015 […]

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BORDER/MEXICO/TRADE DEALS: “Only very stupid people think that the United States is making good trade deals with Mexico.Mexico is killing us at the border and at trade!”  – 6/27/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 6/27/2015 […]

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BORDER/MEDIA/MEXICO/TRADE DEALS: “Mexican gov doesn’t want me talking about terrible border situation & horrible trade deals. Forcing Univision to get me to stop- no way!”  – 6/25/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 6/25/2015 […]

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BORDER/VETS: “My message, MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, is beginning to take hold. Bring back our jobs, strengthen our military and borders, help our VETS!”  – 6/24/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 6/24/2015 […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION/MEXICO: “I like Mexico and love the spirit of Mexican people, but we must protect our borders from people, from all over, pouring into the U.S.”  – 6/19/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 6/19/2015 […]

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BORDER/CRIME: “Druggies, drug dealers, rapists and killers are coming across the southern border. When will the U.S. get smart and stop this travesty?”  – 6/19/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 6/19/2015 […]

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BORDER/ISIS/MEXICO/WALL: “ISIS is operating a training camp 8 miles outside our Southern border http://t.co/P8arBncO0A We need a wall. Deduct costs from Mexico!”  – 4/17/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 4/17/2015 […]

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BORDER/CRIME/MEXICO/WALL: “Our border is being breached daily by criminals. We must build a wall & deduct costs from Mexican foreign aid! http://t.co/jEgR6jSQ5J”  – 4/16/2015, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, 4/16/2015 […]

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BORDER/ISIS/MEXICO/WALL: “The fight against ISIS starts at our border. ‘At least’ 10 ISIS have been caught crossing the Mexico border. Build a wall!”  – 10/8/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 10/8/2014 […]

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BORDER/DISEASES: “The U.S. must immediately stop all flights from EBOLA infected countries or the plague will start and spread inside our ‘borders.’ Act fast!”  – 8/2/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 8/2/2014 […]

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BORDER/TERRORISM: “If our border is not secure, we can expect another attack. A country with open borders is open to the terrorists.”  – 7/31/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/31/2014 […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION/POLITICS: “Environmental regulations stop Border Patrol from protecting 40% of the border http://t.co/4ZuKRMBWt6 A coup for the migrant Democrats.”  – 7/29/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/29/2014 […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION/OBAMA: “Less than 1% of Obama’s $4B immigration request will go towards immediate border security. A real scam. Enforce our laws now!”  – 7/24/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/24/2014 […]

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BORDER/OBAMA: “Obama is in Texas but will not be visiting the border. He is too busy fundraising!”  – 7/9/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/9/2014 […]

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BORDER: “We should cut off all aid to every country that does not respect our border. Why are we giving them money in the first place?”  – 7/9/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/9/2014 […]

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BORDER: “A country that cannot protect its borders is a country destined to fail. Another broken promise by our leaders in Washington.”  – 6/19/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 6/19/2014 […]

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BORDER/OBAMA/TERRORISM: “With our border not being secure, Obama is giving a pathway to terrorists to enter our country. An attack is on him.”  – 6/17/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 6/17/2014 […]

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BORDERS/CONGRESS/IMMIGRATION: “Congress must protect our borders first. Amnesty should be done only if the border is secure and illegal immigration has stopped.”  – 8/29/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 8/29/2013 […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION: “Unions who secure the border oppose the amnesty bill http://t.co/TKdvhhh9hE Their expert opinions should at least be listened to.”  – 6/25/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 6/25/2013 […]

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BORDERS: “A country that does not control or respect its own borders is a country destined for failure. Secure our borders!”  – 6/17/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 6/17/2013 […]

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BORDER/IMMIGRATION: ” ‘The illegal immigrant crime problem is far more serious and threatening than most people understand. Along our southern border, our citizens, police, and border patrol agents are being attacked with increasing brutality and regularity.’ #TimeToGetTough http://bit.ly/wNYhAc http://amzn.to/z9n4G5″ [9:29:09 AM]  – 3/15/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Twitlonger.com, 3/15/2012 […]

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