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(RepublicanWire.org) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador asserted that the Biden administration’s immigration policies have contributed to a surge of migrants that has overwhelmed facilities at the southern border in recent weeks.

President Biden reversed several Trump-era immigration measures, loosening restrictions for asylum claimants and ending a policy that required migrants to remain in Mexico while making their case to enter the United States. Lopez Obrador said the changes prompted migrants fleeing harsh conditions in Central America to risk the journey to the border.

“Expectations were created that with the Government of President Biden there would be a better treatment of migrants,” Lopez Obrador said at a press conference. “And this has caused Central American migrants, and also from our country, wanting to cross the border thinking that it is easier to do so.”

The Biden administration has resisted calls from GOP lawmakers in recent weeks to declare a crisis at the border and tighten immigration restrictions in response to the surge. More than 15,000 unaccompanied migrant minors are in custody at federal facilities, according to CBS News.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas reiterated this week that the southern border is closed. He said the Biden administration has no plans to expel unaccompanied minors who cross the border despite strained capacity at border facilities.

Earlier this week, Biden said he plans to visit the border “at some point.”

US officials were set to meet with counterparts in Mexico and Guatemala for discussions on how best to address the border crisis. Lopez Obrador argued Tuesday that US support for economic development in Central American nations would aid the root cause of the migrant surge.

“People don’t go to the United States for fun, they go out of necessity,” Lopez Obrador said, according to Reuters. “There needs to be support for the development of Central America and the south of Mexico. Particularly Central America.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – Hunter was discharged from the U.S. Navy Reserve in 2014 after he tested positive for cocaine. Eleven days after, Hunter illegally purchased a firearm.

On a firearm transaction report, Hunter answered no when questioned if he was an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance.

Making a false statement on a federal criminal background check, known as ATF Form 4473, is a violation of federal law under Section 922(a)(6) of the U.S. criminal code.

It also could violate Section 922(g)(3), which prohibits a drug user from possessing a firearm with ammunition.

It was later discovered that Hunter’s lover Hallie, the widow of his late brother Beau Biden, threw the gun into a supermarket garbage can, which triggered a Secret Service, FBI, and Delaware State Police investigation.

In leaked text messages from 2019, Hunter said the FBI had gotten involved in the case.

“She stole the gun out of my trunk lock box and threw it in a garbage can full to the top at Jansens,” he said.

“Then told me it was my problem to deal with. Then when the police the FBI (and) the secret service came on the scene she said she took it from me because she was scared I would harm myself due to my drug and alcohol problem and our volatile relationship and that she was afraid for the kids.”

In another chain of text messages, Hunter added: “I freaked when I saw it was missing 10 minutes after she took it and when she went back to get it after I scared the s*** out of her it was gone which led to the state police investigation of me. True story.”

Nobody was ever charged or arrested.

Now a new video has been leaked. In the video, a naked Hunter casually waves around a handgun and even points it at the camera while cavorting with a nude hooker in a swank hotel room.

The video of Hunter Biden holding the apparently illegally obtained weapon emerged amid the rash of mass shootings — and random gun violence in major cities  — that included 11 incidents on Saturday and Sunday alone that left at least 15 people dead and 61 injured across the U.S., data shows.

It also came just days after his dad called on Congress to pass new gun-control measures to stem the slaughter, declaring in a televised, primetime address last week that “the Second Amendment, like all other rights, is not absolute.”

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) slammed the apparent hypocrisy.

“Before proposing or passing any new federal gun legislation the Biden administration sought to enforce existing laws, regardless of who is violating them, even if that person is the president’s son.

“I’ve written oversight letters to the U.S. Secret Service, FBI and ATF regarding the incident involving Hunter’s gun dumped in a trash can behind a grocery store across from a high school in Delaware,” added Johnson, who’s been investigating the Biden family’s controversial overseas business dealings. 

“Unsurprisingly, I have not gotten a satisfactory response from these agencies.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – On July 9, 1985, during debate over the Firearm Owners Protection Act (FOPA), Senate Judiciary Committee member Joe Biden (D-DE) sided with the NRA and argued criminals can get guns “with or without gun control.”

NBC News notes the Judiciary Committee concurred with the Republican majority in support of FOPA, then it passed on the Senate floor “by a lopsided 79-15.”

Biden voted for FOPA, which NBC News describes as a piece of legislation that “allowed dealers to sell rifles, shotguns and ammunition through the mail, and, eventually, the internet.”

They noted that FOPA also “limited federal inspections of firearms dealers while allowing them to sell guns at gun shows, which helped them grow in size and popularity. And it made it easier for private collectors to sell guns without obtaining a federal dealers’ license, which would play a role in what later became known as the ‘gun show loophole.’”

And prior to voting for voting for FOPA, Biden actually argued in defense of it.

The Congressional Record for the Senate on July 9, 1985, quotes Biden describing FOPA as a “balanced piece of legislation that protects the rights of private gun owners while not infringing on law enforcement’s ability to deal with those who misuse guns or violate laws.”

He added, “During my 12 and a half years as a member of this body, I have never believed that additional gun control or federal registration of guns would reduce crime. I am convinced that a criminal who wants a firearm can get one through illegal, nontraceable, unregistered sources, with or without gun control.”

On June 2, 2o22, President Biden pushed eight different gun controls, including an entire ban on a politically-defined category of firearms which Democrats call “assault weapons.”

Here are 9 dumb gun-control quotes from politicians and celebrities.

 “The Second Amendment only protects the people who want all the guns they can have. The rest of us, we’ve got no Second Amendment. What are we supposed to do?” – Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-New York) 

“What bothers me most about today is that we’re getting used 2 it. ENOUGH. 2nd amendment must go. Violence has 2 stop. Culture MUST change.” – Actor Jay Mohr

“Congressman Giffords’ life was saved and so many others’ when very valiant folks stood up to defend themselves and protect themselves, and they did it with ballpoint pens.” – Colorado State Sen. Jessie Ulibarri

“Well, you know, my shotgun will do better for you than your AR-15, because you want to keep someone away from your house, just fire the shotgun through the door.” – Vice President Joe Biden

“The Second Amendment comes from the right to protect themselves from slave revolts, and from uprisings by Native Americans. A revolt from people who were stolen from their land or revolt from people whose land was stolen from, that’s what the genesis of the Second Amendment is.” – Actor Danny Glover

“We have federal regulations and state laws that prohibit hunting ducks with more than three rounds. And yet it’s legal to hunt humans with 15-round, 30-round, even 150-round magazines.” – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California)

“If you ban them in the future, the number of these high-capacity magazines is going to decrease dramatically over time because the bullets will have been shot and there won’t be any more available.” – Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado)

“It’s the kind of turn that happened to the great country of Germany, when Nazis came over and created tragic things, and they had to be told off. And if we continue this kind of violence and accept it in our country, the rest of the world’s going to really take care of us, in a very bad way.” – Singer Tony Bennett 

“If there was special interests affecting police work, I believe that would be called corruption. So, if it has do with donating money versus a popular vote, I think we have a bigger problem in this country and somebody’s gotta wake up to that.” – Chicago Police Commissioner Garry McCarthy 

(RepublicanWire.org) – Nearly two dozen black White House staffers have left the administration since late 2021 or are planning to leave soon due to an unsupportive work environment and little chance for promotion.

A former White House official told Politico according to a report from Tuesday, the remarkable number of black staff departures has led some aides to call it a “Blaxit” or “Black Exit.”

“We’re here and we’re doing a lot of work, but we’re not decision-makers and there’s no real way to become decision-makers,” a current black White House official said, according to the report. “There is no real feedback and there is no clear path to any kind of promotion.”

Another black worker said low wages are driving many minority staff members out, especially in a city with one of the highest cost of living in the country.

Entry-level White House salaries only start at $48,000.

The first notable exit from this ‘Blaxit’ movement came in December 2021, when Vice President Kamala Harris’ chief spokesman Symone Sanders announced she was leaving. She landed on MSNBC where her self-titled show debuted on May 7.

In the weeks and months following early 2022, Harris senior assistants Tina Flournoy, Ashley Etienne and Vincent Evans all left, as did her public engagement head Cedric Richmond.

Including those departures that began late last year, at least 21 black staffers have now or are planning to leave the White House in the coming weeks and months.

Black staffers who have left the White House in the past five months include public engagement assistant Carissa Smith; gender policy officer Kalisha Dessources Figures; Senior Director of the National Security Council Linda Etim; Digital Engagement Director Cameron Trimble; and associate counsel Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo.

Also leaving are Chief of Staff Ron Klain advisers Elizabeth Wilkins and Niyat Mulughetal; press assistant Natalie Austin; National Economic Council staff Joelle Gamble and Connor Maxwell; and presidential staff aides Danielle Okai, Reggie Greer and Rayshawn Dyson.

Other black government staffers who plan to leave in the coming weeks include Deputy White House Adviser Danielle Conley and Assistant to the Council of Economic Advisers Saharra Griffin, according to the Politico report.

Some staffers left on good terms, including for other administration and graduate school jobs, while others said they wanted to refocus after years in a tense work environment with little free time or support from superiors.

“I have worked for both the president and vice president throughout the campaign cycle and found the opportunity to serve the American people in the Biden-Harris White House nothing short of an honor,” Austin said upon her departure.

“I loved my experience on the press team, and left because I wanted a chance to spend more time with family after nearly three years of campaigning and government work.”

Many black White House staffers said Richmond’s departure was particularly difficult for them.

They described the former Harris aide as a “big brother,” “voice of the people” and a “core” for black staffers. His departure, they added, has made people “a little nervous.”

“They generally brought in a lot of black people to start with without ever setting up infrastructure to keep them or help them be successful,” said a black White House official. “If there’s no clear infrastructure to be successful, you become as invisible in this space as if you weren’t there.”

Richmond, now a senior adviser to the Democratic National Committee, told Politico that the White House gave young black staffers more responsibility than other governments and that many who left were doing so for higher-pay jobs.

“A lot of people have had this rut for a while and it’s a hard grind, so a reduction in the pace of work and a better salary will be more attractive,” he says. “For young African-American staffers who can earn these kinds of salaries, it changes not only their plight, but also that of their families.”

The exodus of black staffers had raised concerns among those pushing for diversification in government offices.

“I’ve heard about an exodus of black White House officials — ‘Blaxit’ — and I’m concerned,” Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies chairman Spencer Overton told Politico.

The group’s chairman, which tracks staff diversity figures in government, added: “Black voters accounted for 22 percent of President Biden’s voters in November 2020.”

“It is essential that black staffers are not only recruited to serve in senior, middle and junior positions in the White House, but are also involved in key policy and personnel decisions and have career advancement opportunities.”

A White House official pushed back criticism, claiming that 14 percent of current Biden and Harris staffers are black, which is in line with America’s 13.4 percent black population.

Karine Jean-Pierre, Biden’s new press secretary, said: “The president is incredibly proud to have built what continues to be the most diverse White House staff in history, and he is committed to the historic representation of black. staff and all communities.”

“This is a normal time for turnover across the board in any administration and black personnel have been promoted faster than personnel who are not diverse,” she added.

(RepublicanWire.org) – A plan was announced by the Biden Administration that would forgive $10,000 in student loan debt per borrower. That would end up costing around 230 billion dollars total in student loan forgiveness. Putting the country into even deeper debt.

The White House’s latest plans called for limiting debt forgiveness to Americans who earned less than $150,000 in the previous year, or less than $300,000 for married couples filing jointly.

The plan is already starting to backfire on President Biden. Critics are stating that 230 billion dollars isn’t nearly enough.

AOC tweeted her reaction to Biden’s proposal, “$10,000 means tested forgiveness is just enough to anger the people against it and the people who need forgiveness the most… We can do better.”

If Biden ends up taking Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s advice the economy would be much worse. Biden is attempting to buy the votes of the American people.

Of course, none of this debt will actually be cancelled, it will just be transferred to taxpayers. This is nothing more than a bailout for people who took on debt voluntarily.

(RepublicanWire.org) – President Joe Biden addressed the nation Tuesday night about the tragic news coming out of Uvalde, Texas. Another horrific school shooting had occurred, that left at least 19 children, 2 adults, and the shooter dead. 

Many noticed that during his remarks, Biden didn’t use the time to honor the victims and their families. Instead, he rehashed old jokes about deer wearing kevlar, and ranted using the school shooting to slam gun lobbyist while reading the teleprompter. 

In the beginning Biden was speaking with emotion and from personal experience about what it feels like to lose a child.

“I hoped when I became president I would not have to do this again. Another massacre, Uvalde, Texas, an elementary school. Beautiful, innocent second, third, fourth graders. And how many scores of little children who witnessed what happened, see their friends die as if they are on a battlefield, for God’s sake?” Biden began.

“To lose a child is like having a piece of your soul ripped away. There’s a hollowness in your chest, you feel like you are being sucked into it and never going to be able to get out. You’re suffocating. And it’s never quite the same,” the president continued. “It’s a feeling shared by the siblings and their grandparents and the family members and the community that is left behind. Scripture says, Jill and I have talked about this in different contexts, the lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. So many crushed spirits.”

Biden quickly pivoted, however, blaming the “gun lobby” and demanding that something be done about “assault weapons.”

“As a nation, we have to ask when in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby? When in God’s name are we going to do what we all know in our gut needs to be done?” he asked.

Claiming that mass shootings had gone down under the assault weapons ban and “tripled” after it expired, Biden continued, “The idea that an 18-year-old kid can walk into a gun store and buy two assault weapons is just wrong! What in God’s name do you need an assault weapon for except to kill someone? Deer aren’t running through the forest with kevlar vests on, for God’s sake! It’s just sick!”

Biden concluded his remarks with a clear warning to his political opponents, saying that he would “not forget” those who stood in the way of “common sense gun laws” going forward.

“Why are we willing to live with this carnage? Why do we keep letting this happen? Where in God’s name is our backbone?” Biden asked, demanding that people step up and “turn pain into action.”

“We have to make it clear to every elected official in this country, it’s time to act. It is time for those who obstruct or delay or block the common sense gun laws, we need to let you know that we will not forget. We can do so much more. We have to do more,” he said.

(RepublicanWire.org) – A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Biden administration from ending the Title 42 public health order on May 23, stopping the administration from a move that had seen significant Republican and Democratic opposition amid fears it would exacerbate the border crisis.

Judge Robert Summerhays, in the Western District of Louisiana, granted a preliminary injunction on the Biden administration’s plan to end the order on May 23. It was in response to a lawsuit by two dozen Republican states, led by Arizona, Louisiana and Missouri.

Summerhays, in his order, said that the record supports the states’ position “that the Termination Order will result in increased border crossings and that, based on the government’s estimates, the increase may be as high as three-fold.” He also agreed with states that lifting Title 42 will increase costs on healthcare and education and said the government did not dispute that claim.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) had announced in April that the order, which has been used since March 2020 to expel a majority of migrants at the southern border due to the COVID-19 pandemic, would expire at the end of May.

“After considering current public health conditions and an increased availability of tools to fight COVID-19, such as highly effective vaccines and therapeutics, the CDC Director has determined that an Order suspending the right to introduce migrants into the United States is no longer necessary,” the agency said.

The lawsuit claims the administration failed to estimate or account for the costs to the states. They cite “increased health care costs for aliens infected with COVID-19 and the cost of increased illegal immigration caused by the Termination Order and the presence of much greater numbers of paroled aliens with non-meritorious asylum claims who were induced to enter the United States because of the Termination Order.”

“This suit challenges an imminent, man-made, self-inflicted calamity: the abrupt elimination of the only safety valve preventing this administration’s disastrous border policies from devolving into an unmitigated catastrophe.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – In November, the Democratic Party could see some rather massive losses. Just about everyone is talking about the assumed “red wave” that’s on the horizon and how it may just cost the Democrats their already slim hold on power.

Now, considering how November will hold midterm congressional elections only, Biden, or at least his position as president, isn’t really at risk, at least not in any direct sense. However, there is great reason for him to be concerned.

Biden is apparently building up his legal team in preparation.

As The New York Times reported, Dana Remus, one of Biden’s primary White House attorneys, has hired yet another lawyer for Biden. According to the report, Richard A Sauber has been brought on to lay “the groundwork to defend against an expected onslaught of oversight investigations by congressional Republicans.”

As you well know, with both the House of Representatives and US Senate being controlled by the Democratic Party, Biden has been able to wriggle out of most situations in which he might be in the wrong – and that includes a great number of possible investigations.

However, should the Republicans succeed in November as everyone expects them to, that could all change. Should the GOP retake the House, Senate, or both, Biden could see himself in the middle of a whole slew of legal trouble.

And so he’s preparing by bringing on one of the nation’s top criminal defense lawyers. According to The Times, Sauber currently serves as the lead lawyer for the Department of Veterans Affairs and has been a “longtime white-collar defense lawyer.”

In addition, The Times noted that Biden has been working on getting his affairs in order for some time now. In fact, as the report says, Biden and Remus have been meeting with Biden’s personal lawyer, Bob Bauer, “for months to work out potential divisions of labor between White House lawyers and outside counsel.”

Biden is trying to separate issues that belong to the White House and his executive power from that of his personal or family life, as well as make sure that your hard-earned tax dollars aren’t paying for his personal lawyer and any issues he might have to defend.

Those issues may include things like his family’s penchant for crime and covering it up. Or his son’s shady business dealings, of which evidence is emerging that Biden himself may have been a part.

On the White House side, Biden could soon find himself being investigated for things like his atrocious withdrawal from Afghanistan, his continued failures at our southern border, inflation and gas prices, and many more.

And, of course, there is a massive chance his handling of COVID-19 will be investigated thoroughly. In particular, are the actions and words of Biden-approved White House chief medical advisor, Dr. Anthony Fauci.

As Republican Texas Representative Chip Roy said in March, Fauci’s insistence on things like the vaccine mandates and school closures have led to a number of serious problems, including deaths that could have been prevented. Roy wants to talk about the number of people who have died from myocarditis and the many who have now lost their jobs and livelihoods. The workers who were fired for not taking “a jab.”

He wants to discuss the many children who now have to endure speech therapy because of the vaccines or the thousands of youths who suffer from mental health issues and drug addictions because of months of isolation.

Someone needs to answer for this. And if not Fauci, then possibly Biden.

No wonder Biden is adding to his legal team. He’s obviously got a lot he should be held accountable for. And should the Republicans gain power in November, you can be sure they will waste little time investigating Biden and his party’s part in the downward trend America is currently on.

(RepublicanWire) – A couple weeks ago Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, suggested that Biden will be impeached if Republicans win back control of Congress in 2022.

“I think there will be enormous pressure on a Republican House to begin impeachment proceedings. I think there are potentially multiple grounds to consider for impeachment. Probably the most compelling is the utter lawlessness is President Biden to enforce the border. His decision to just deify immigration laws,” Cruz stated.

“That’s probably the strongest grounds right now for impeachment but there may be others,” he noted further.

Just this week former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon also predicted that Joe Biden will be impeached in November.

“You have stood down ICE and you’ve stood down Border Patrol, and guess what? That’s the impeachment hearing I want to hear,” Bannon said during an episode on his War Room podcast.

“You’re going to sit there day after day and week after week and we’re going to bring the witnesses,” Bannon continued, in an attack that appeared to be aimed at Biden. “We’re going to bring the witnesses of what you did to this country and what you did on the southern border.”

“Preserve your documents because after impeachment, they’re going to put you up on criminal charges. Criminal charges for allowing this country to be invaded by your actions,” Bannon said.

“Acts of commission not acts of omission,” said Bannon. “We’re not going to back down, so write it down. This November is about one thing: it’s impeaching Joe Biden to stop this madness and to stop this illegitimate regime from destroying our nation.”

Customs and Border Protection data reveals that agents apprehended nearly 2 million immigrants entering the country illegally along the U.S.-Mexico border during the 2021 calendar year.

That figure is up from nearly 1 million illegal aliens apprehended in the 2019 calendar year.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Biden’s strange speech at an Illinois fundraiser sparked immediate reactions after he began screaming about food shortages and other problems facing the nation under his watch.

“Remember those long lines you’d see on the television and people lining up in all kinds of vehicles just to get a box of food in their trunk? How quickly we forget people were hurting,” Biden said.

“And what did the MAGA crowd want to do? Forget it. Forget it,” he continued angrily. “God, this is the United States of America. The idea that people would have to wait in line an hour or hour and a half to get a box of food in their trunk — it’s just unbelievable.”

In America, food shortages don’t seem possible because it’s a preposterous idea that a nation that grows and produces enough food to feed 10% of the planet is actually experiencing food shortages.

In an attempt to quell food shortages, the Biden administration said it plans to increase the number of counties eligible for insurance for double cropping, which is when farmers plant a second crop on the same land in the same year.

“Double cropping comes with real risks,” the president said. “If the weather conditions aren’t ideal, or at least good … then the timing of everything is thrown off.”

“But it’s a risk we need to take,” Biden added. “That’s why my administration is looking at how to extend crop insurance coverage to give financial security to farmers.”

Food prices will soar by 22.9% this year, highlighted by a 40% rise in wheat prices, according to the report issued late last month.

Biden assured in his remarks that his administration “can make sure that American agriculture exports will make up for the gap in Ukrainian supplies.”

And leaving the farm in Illinois, Biden told CNN that inflation is “going down,” after the latest data from the Consumer Price Index revealed that US inflation increased at a slower pace than in previous month.

“They’re going down,” Biden said. “Got a lot more to go down.”

As the shortages continue and worsen, Biden will switch gears and begin to blame “greedy farmers” for wanting to make a buck. He will blame anyone for the economic mess this country is in, except himself.