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Dems delay Sessions vote, as 4 other Trump nominees clear committee

The Senate on Tuesday morning gave preliminary approval to four of President Trump’s Cabinet-level picks, though Democratic leaders delayed consideration of the president’s choice for attorney general, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, forced a one-week delay for a Sessions committee vote. The California senator asked

Lobbying push in full swing to confirm Sessions as AG

Adam Shaw, The unofficial lobbying push to confirm Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general already is under way, with conservative allies launching a campaign and website to tout his bona fides – and prevent past controversies from creating turbulence next month.  Sessions, one of President-elect Donald Trump’s earliest supporters, was one of

Trump returns to Alabama to thank supporters, in final rally before inauguration

President-elect Donald Trump returned Saturday to Alabama, where his longshot presidential campaign got rolling 16 months ago, to thank voters and some behind-the-scenes staffers, then boasted that “the hard work has just begun.” “This is where it all began,” Trump said in his final rally before being sworn in January 20 as president. “You propelled

Businesses brace for Trump decision on H-1B visas in wake of Sessions pick

Adam Shaw, President-elect Donald Trump’s policies on illegal immigration, particularly on the border wall and cracking down on sanctuary cities, were at the center of his election campaign. Now, advocates of immigration restriction are hoping for reform to H-1B visas that they say are hurting American workers. The H-1B is a temporary, non-immigrant visa, currently

Trump: Not ‘One More American Life’ for Open Borders

Kathryn Blackhurst, GOP nominee stands with victims of illegal immigrant crime in their ‘lonely fight for justice’ Speaking to the families of those who have lost loved ones at the hands of illegal immigrant criminals Saturday afternoon in Houston, Texas, Donald Trump eviscerated the nation’s leaders for failing to protect American lives. Speaking at a luncheon hosted by The

Growing Chorus Charging Obama With Facilitating Immigrant Influx

Lawmakers and law enforcement agencies accuse admin. of deliberately weakening U.S. immigration law As the nation’s resources strain to accommodate the massive influx of illegal immigrants breaching the southern border from Central America, a great many believe the surge to be, not a sporadic “humanitarian crisis,” but a carefully concocted, premeditated plan, purposely set in