Senate Committee OKs Bill to Give Border Patrol Access to Fed Land

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved by voice vote Sen. John McCain’s Arizona Borderlands Protection and Preservation Act. The legislation would grant Customs and Border Protection personnel immediate access to federal land on the Arizona border, including for motorized patrols and the placement of communications, surveillance and detection equipment. McCain said federal agents […]

GOP Surrenders Over Amnesty Funding

The inside-the-Beltway publication Politico reported today: Hill Republicans have all but surrendered the fight against President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Despite holding majorities in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate and despite electoral results which indicate those majorities were won in part to block President Obama’s illegal alien amnesty, GOP leaders are […]