Tag: border

Rep. Smith: Media reports of military base cuts for border wall funding are inaccurate

LAKEHURST, N.J. — No funds for New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst are imperiled by the ongoing war over funding for President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexican Border Wall project. That’s the message Rep. Chris Smith (R-4), New Jersey’s last remaining Republican congressman, Read More

Smith votes to fund Homeland Security without border wall funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey’s last Republican Congressman voted with his Democrat colleagues on Thursday afternoon. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04), who also happens to be one of the House’s longest-serving members, voted with the new Democrat majority including New Jersey’s Read More

The Caravan claims to be escaping violence. Will it find much better in liberal U.S. cities? | SINAGRA

By Joe Sinagra _ Consider the following: In 2016, Chicago had a rate of 27.9 killings per 100,000 residents. Chicago is populous. St. Louis’s 188 murders amounted to 59.3 homicides per 100,000 people and preserved that city’s status as America’s Read More

NJ-07: Democrat nominee criticized for silence during Obama-era border detentions

CLINTON TWP., N.J. — Democrats including those campaigning in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District this year hope to make an issue of controversial detention of children at the United States Southern Border. But in NJ-07? Republicans insist Democrat nominee Tom Malinowski Read More

Murphy Administration finds time, money to join lawsuit against Trump amid budget crisis

TRENTON, N.J. — Trenton is short on cash due to over-spending and likely to impose punishing new taxes on New Jersey taxpayers for the coming fiscal year, and a government shutdown may be imminent, but the administration of Governor Phil Murphy Read More

Trump’s Idea of Using Military Resources for Border Wall Isn’t Unprecedented

The military has been involved before in putting up a barrier along the U.S. … at the Immigration and Naturalization Service (now Immigration and Customs Enforcement) told The Daily Signal. Entering a church service Easter Sunday, the president talked to Read More

A Border Wall is Cheaper Than Driving in N.J.

A study frequently cited last year by New Jersey gas tax hike proponents is instructive as we debate one of President Trump’s defining policy pushes, Save Jerseyans.  The June 2016 national transportation research group (the “TRIP”) report concluded that it costs New Jersey Read More