Shepard Smith on Verge of Tears About Migrants Dying at Border: ‘We’ve Always Said Yes … When Did We Change That?’


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Fox News’ Shepard Smith nearly cried describing the deaths of migrants at the U.S. Mexico border, saying “if you want to come be a part of this grand experiment, we want you here. When did we change that?” “The process of presenting yourself has changed. The process now is lists are kept haphazardly. There’s no official lists in many cases. People are told it’s going to be a long time. At which point they go to migrant camps where the temperatures are over 100 degrees,” Smith said about the asylum process. “They’re not going back because it is horrendous where they came from. Through the history of this nation, we have seen give us your tired, your poor and your huddled masses,”Smith said. “That’s what we’ve seen as a society to people who were in a position where they cannot or their children cannot survive. “We have always Continue reading "Shepard Smith on Verge of Tears About Migrants Dying at Border: ‘We’ve Always Said Yes … When Did We Change That?’"

Trump Tells Reporters He’s the ‘Best Thing That Ever Happened to The Farmers’


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President Donald Trump unloaded on a variety of topics Tuesday as he spoke with reporters before boarding Marine One, including on the topic of farmers, considering he was headed to Iowa. The president said he’s the “best thing that ever happened” to them. “The best thing that ever happened to the farmers is me,” said Trump. “We gave $16 billion to the farmers to make up for the deficit with China. We gave them sixteen billion– we don’t give them, they earn it because they’re patriots.” “We gave them ethanol at fifteen, which nobody was ever going to do, which Biden didn’t do in eight years as, you know, Vice President,” he continued. “The farmers are my best friend. Nobody has treated the farmers better than Donald Trump.” He was naturally asked about the Mexico tariffs, which many farmers and analysts have said would be devastating to the Continue reading "Trump Tells Reporters He’s the ‘Best Thing That Ever Happened to The Farmers’"

Lou Dobbs Guest Decries ‘Bullsh*t’ NY Times Report on the Mexico Deal Trump Announced


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Ed Rollins, a frequent guest of Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs, fumed at the New York Times for a report on President Donald Trump‘s deal with Mexico he called “bullshit.” Trump announced Friday night the U.S. and Mexico had reached a deal, but per the Times the deal “consists largely of actions that Mexico had already promised to take in prior discussions with the United States over the past several months”:
It was unclear whether Mr. Trump believed that the agreement truly represented new and broader concessions, or whether the president understood the limits of the deal but accepted it as a face-saving way to escape from the political and economic consequences of imposing tariffs on Mexico, which he began threatening less than two weeks ago.
Dobbs tonight brought on Rollins and Michael Goodwin to talk about not just the deal but Trump blasting the Chamber Continue reading "Lou Dobbs Guest Decries ‘Bullsh*t’ NY Times Report on the Mexico Deal Trump Announced"

Lou Dobbs Guest Decries ‘Bullsh*t’ NY Times Report on the Mexico Deal Trump Announced


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Ed Rollins, a frequent guest of Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs, fumed at the New York Times for a report on President Donald Trump‘s deal with Mexico he called “bullshit.” Trump announced Friday night the U.S. and Mexico had reached a deal, but per the Times the deal “consists largely of actions that Mexico had already promised to take in prior discussions with the United States over the past several months”:
It was unclear whether Mr. Trump believed that the agreement truly represented new and broader concessions, or whether the president understood the limits of the deal but accepted it as a face-saving way to escape from the political and economic consequences of imposing tariffs on Mexico, which he began threatening less than two weeks ago.
Dobbs tonight brought on Rollins and Michael Goodwin to talk about not just the deal but Trump blasting the Chamber Continue reading "Lou Dobbs Guest Decries ‘Bullsh*t’ NY Times Report on the Mexico Deal Trump Announced"

Trump Rampages Over NYT Story On Mexico Tariffs: ‘They are truly The Enemy of the People!’


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President Donald Trump delivers remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC on February 15, 2019 regarding the border wall and his declaring an emergency in order to get funding. President Donald Trump opened up a whole thread of rage on Twitter Sunday in response to the devastating New York Times report, published Saturday, that Mexico’s concessions were not a result of pressure from tariffs but rather months of preparation. The random caps rant accused the Times of being fake news and disputed the premise of the story, if not any of the actual facts. The Times reported that the deal which Trump announced on Friday “consists largely of actions that Mexico had already promised to take in prior discussions with the United States over the past several months,” and that it was not in the main reached because Mexico was responding to the tariff threat. Trump was enraged on Twitter on Sunday and unleashed a threaded tirade. He began by pointing out that the Times was correct that such border actions had been something the U.S. was trying Continue reading "Trump Rampages Over NYT Story On Mexico Tariffs: ‘They are truly The Enemy of the People!’"

Mexico Reportedly Didn’t Agree to New Farm Deal Despite Trump Tweeting About One


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NY Legislature Passes Bill to Release Trump's State Taxes A new report states that Mexico did not agree to any new farm deal despite President Donald Trump’s boasting of Mexico agreeing to buy “LARGE QUANTITIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT.” The U.S.-Mexico Joint Declaration released Friday mentions nothing about agriculture sales as part of the agreement. Bloomberg News reported that three officials also said that increasing Mexico’s purchases from the U.S. wasn’t discussed during the talks in Washington that led up to Friday’s agreement. The White House declined to comment, according to Bloomberg. The agreement that suspended Trump’s plan to tariff Mexican goods by 5% percent was the focus of a few of his tweets Saturday.

Trump’s Tariffs Deal Reportedly Consists Mostly of Border Actions Mexico Agreed to Months Ago


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A new report states that President Donald Trump’s down-to-the-wire deal with Mexico to avoid imposing tariffs relied largely on things Mexico already promised to do months ago. The New York Times reported Friday’s joint declaration said Mexico agreed to the “deployment of its National Guard throughout Mexico, giving priority to its southern border.” However, Mexico already agreed to that during secret talks in March. A big part of the agreement announced Friday was an expansion of a program that makes asylum seekers stay in Mexico while their cases are considered. Officials told the Times that arrangement was first reached in December. An official stressed, though, that Mexico had agreed to do more now than they have in the past. Mexico’s promise to deploy 5,400 national guard troops is larger than their previous pledge, according to the Times, and the agreement to expand asylum rules could help reduce cases of Continue reading "Trump’s Tariffs Deal Reportedly Consists Mostly of Border Actions Mexico Agreed to Months Ago"

Trump Goes on Twitter Tear Defending Border Immigration Deal: ‘Mexico Will Try Very Hard’


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Trump Twitter Tear Immigation Mexico President Donald Trump does not think that the media has given him proper kudos for his Border Immigration Agreement with Mexico. So he took to Twitter early Saturday morning to defend the deal and lambaste the “Fake and Corrupt News Media,” for their “false reporting.” “While the reviews and reporting on our Border Immigration Agreement with Mexico have been very good, there has nevertheless been much false reporting (surprise!) by the Fake and Corrupt News Media, such as Comcast/NBC, CNN, @nytimes & @washingtonpost,” Trump wrote. “These ‘Fakers’ are Bad News!” The president then provided his Continue reading "Trump Goes on Twitter Tear Defending Border Immigration Deal: ‘Mexico Will Try Very Hard’"

BREAKING: Trump Tweets US Has Reached Agreement With Mexico, Says Tariffs ‘Indefinitely Suspended’


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President Donald Trump tweeted tonight that the United States and Mexico have reached an agreement and the tariffs he threatened “are hereby indefinitely suspended.” The president said Mexico has agreed to “stem the tide of Migration through Mexico, and to our Southern Border”:

BREAKING: Trump Tweets US Has Reached Agreement With Mexico, Says Tariffs ‘Indefinitely Suspended’


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President Donald Trump tweeted tonight that the United States and Mexico have reached an agreement and the tariffs he threatened “are hereby indefinitely suspended.” The president said Mexico has agreed to “stem the tide of Migration through Mexico, and to our Southern Border”:

White House Reportedly Considering Tariff Delay as Mexico Pledges to Step Up Immigration Enforcement


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President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly considering delaying imposing tariffs on Mexico as the country pushes for more time while pledging to increase immigration enforcement and overhaul asylum rules. Bloomberg News reports that Mexico is pushing for more time to negotiate over concerns the two sides won’t be able to reach agreement on all the steps Mexico would have to take to avert the tariffs. The president has said a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods will begin Monday. The tariff would be followed by an increase by 5 percentage points at the start of subsequent months until it hits 25% on Oct. 1. One U.S. official told Bloomberg the most likely outcome is still that a 5% tariff goes into effect, but the official noted that U.S. negotiators recognize that Mexico is taking the talks seriously and working quickly to address concerns. The Washington Post reports Mexican Continue reading "White House Reportedly Considering Tariff Delay as Mexico Pledges to Step Up Immigration Enforcement"

Lou Dobbs Rages Against GOP ‘Traitors’ Opposing Trump Tariffs: You’re Committing Suicide, ‘I Fear for the Republic’


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Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs declared tonight “I fear for the Republic” in response to Senate Republicans looking poised to oppose President Donald Trump‘s threatened Mexico tariffs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly said there’s not much Senate GOP support for the tariffs, and multiple reports indicated that several Republican senators went off during a private lunch with White House officials––even Ted Cruz. Dobbs declared that the Senate GOP is being led by “cowards” who don’t represent the American people. “The Republican Party in the Senate appears, to me, to be on the verge of committing absolute suicide,” he declared. “The tragedy is they may well take this great Republic down with them.” Both Dobbs and Ed Rollins were up in arms over this, with Dobbs saying this is an “utterly dispiriting moment in our history.” “He is the Republican Party today,” Rollins declared of Trump. “This Continue reading "Lou Dobbs Rages Against GOP ‘Traitors’ Opposing Trump Tariffs: You’re Committing Suicide, ‘I Fear for the Republic’"

Lou Dobbs Rages Against GOP ‘Traitors’ Opposing Trump Tariffs: You’re Committing Suicide, ‘I Fear for the Republic’


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Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs declared tonight “I fear for the Republic” in response to Senate Republicans looking poised to oppose President Donald Trump‘s threatened Mexico tariffs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly said there’s not much Senate GOP support for the tariffs, and multiple reports indicated that several Republican senators went off during a private lunch with White House officials––even Ted Cruz. Dobbs declared that the Senate GOP is being led by “cowards” who don’t represent the American people. “The Republican Party in the Senate appears, to me, to be on the verge of committing absolute suicide,” he declared. “The tragedy is they may well take this great Republic down with them.” Both Dobbs and Ed Rollins were up in arms over this, with Dobbs saying this is an “utterly dispiriting moment in our history.” “He is the Republican Party today,” Rollins declared of Trump. “This Continue reading "Lou Dobbs Rages Against GOP ‘Traitors’ Opposing Trump Tariffs: You’re Committing Suicide, ‘I Fear for the Republic’"

Lou Dobbs Rages Against GOP ‘Traitors’ Opposing Trump Tariffs: You’re Committing Suicide, ‘I Fear for the Republic’


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Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs declared tonight “I fear for the Republic” in response to Senate Republicans looking poised to oppose President Donald Trump‘s threatened Mexico tariffs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly said there’s not much Senate GOP support for the tariffs, and multiple reports indicated that several Republican senators went off during a private lunch with White House officials––even Ted Cruz. Dobbs declared that the Senate GOP is being led by “cowards” who don’t represent the American people. “The Republican Party in the Senate appears, to me, to be on the verge of committing absolute suicide,” he declared. “The tragedy is they may well take this great Republic down with them.” Both Dobbs and Ed Rollins were up in arms over this, with Dobbs saying this is an “utterly dispiriting moment in our history.” “He is the Republican Party today,” Rollins declared of Trump. “This Continue reading "Lou Dobbs Rages Against GOP ‘Traitors’ Opposing Trump Tariffs: You’re Committing Suicide, ‘I Fear for the Republic’"

NYTimes Reports Trump Admin Considered Imposing Tariffs on Australia


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Trump Wishes 'Happy Memorial Day' to Members of Japanese Military A new report states President Donald Trump’s administration considered imposing tariffs on Australia but were talked out of it by top military and diplomatic officials. The New York Times reports Trump’s top trade advisers had urged the tariffs as a response to a surge of Australian aluminum. However the move was fiercely opposed by Pentagon officials and Department of State officials who believed it would alienate a key ally in the Pacific. The administration reportedly agreed not to take any action at this point. The White House declined comment. The tariffs on Australia would have primarily impacted imports of aluminum, although measures that would have applied to other products had been discussed as well. On Thursday, Trump announced that he would levy tariffs on Mexico to try to pressure the country to stem the flow of migrants across the United States’ southern border. According to the United States Geological Survey Continue reading "NYTimes Reports Trump Admin Considered Imposing Tariffs on Australia"

Trump Reportedly Pushed for Mexico Tariffs Despite Advisers Seriously Lobbying Against: ‘Administration-Wide Scramble’


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President Donald Trump pushed for tariffs on Mexico despite serious objections from top advisers, a new behind-the-scenes report shows. The Washington Post reports that there was such strong internal pushback that Jared Kushner called in ‘from his travels in the Middle East”:
Kushner argued against imposing unilateral tariffs, warning that the move could imperil the prospects of ratifying a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, according to officials familiar with the meeting. Kushner, a senior White House adviser, insisted that he could still work directly with Mexico to resolve the burgeoning migration crisis.
U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer also lobbied against it, as well as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. But Trump made up his mind and “repeatedly said Mexico had to do more,” leading to what the Post describes as an “administration-wide scramble as aides continued to have meetings with Trump on Friday to try to persuade him Continue reading "Trump Reportedly Pushed for Mexico Tariffs Despite Advisers Seriously Lobbying Against: ‘Administration-Wide Scramble’"

Trump Tentatively Reverses Border Closure Threat: Mexico Is Stepping Up to Stop Immigrants


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During his speech at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s annual spring dinner on Tuesday, President Donald Trump seemed to back off his threat of closing the border between the United States and Mexico. The threat comes as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says the capacity to hold migrants is being overwhelmed because of the large number coming to the border. “I really wanted to close it but now Mexico say ‘No, no, no,’ first time in decades we will not let anybody get through and they’ve apprehended over a thousand people today at the southern border, their southern border,” Trump said. “And they bring them back into their country I said, ‘Why the hell didn’t somebody do that in the first place.'” Trump said Democrats do not want the border to be closed because of the economic costs it will have each day it is closed. “I Continue reading "Trump Tentatively Reverses Border Closure Threat: Mexico Is Stepping Up to Stop Immigrants"

Watch: Fox & Friends Claims Trump Cut Aid to ‘3 Mexican Countries’


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How many Mexicos (Mexicoes? Mexicae?) are there, exactly? Depends on who you’re asking. If it’s Fox & Friends, the answer, apparently, is three. On Sunday morning, as Pete Hegseth was talking about his desire that nations south of the border be best, the chyron beneath the hosts had a strange headline. TRUMP CUTS AID TO 3 MEXICAN COUNTRIES. Just a slip of the chyron. The hosts listed which countries the chyron was referring to. Bad chryons happen. Sometimes hilariously. And when it’s Fox, trust that CNN folks and some dedicated tweeters will catch it. Later in the show, co-host Ed Henry corrected the record regarding the number of Mexican countries.

“We apologize for the error, it never should have happened,” said Henry. Watch the clip above, via FOX News Channel.

Trump Threatens to Close Border Next Week ‘If Mexico Doesn’t Immediately Stop All Illegal Immigration’


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President Donald Trump revealed in a late Friday morning tweet storm that unless Mexico immediately and completely end all illegal immigration into the United States, he plans to close down the border, or large sections of the border, next week. While Fox News’ morning show Fox & Friends warned of a “Mother of All Caravans” gathering in the coming days, illegal immigration appears to have risen back to the top of the list of issues the White House is eager to talk about. Trump tweeted: