Wednesday and Thursday Trump Tweets

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Wednesday 

Business Insider reported some boos could be heard, but overall the reports coming from inside the closed door meeting, report mostly an awkward silence and blank stares at the president’s “joke.”

Rep Mark Sanford (R-SC) spoke with CNN’s Jake Tapper about the slight his full interview is posted below.

Tapper: President Trump mocked you to your peers, how do you respond to that?

Sanford: You don’t.


President Trump Tweeted @ 1:34 pm on 6/20/18

ABC apologized @ 10:21 am 6/20/18 3 hours before President Trump tweeted.



The News Blender carried the event live on 6/20/18





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Thursday 

Cornell Law: 25th Admen to the United States Constitution

Section 4.

Whenever the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide, transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives their written declaration that the President is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall immediately assume the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.





The Republicans in the house had two immigration bills, one hard line bill introduced by Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), that has been defeated, The Hill reports the bill failed, 193-231. The more moderate compromise bill that was backed by House leadership, that was also expected to receive a vote today has been delayed until Friday.

President Trump had expressed his approval for both bills last week.


Henry McMaster is currently the Governor of South Carolina having taken over after Nikki Haley left to become Ambassador to the U.N.


The last major change to immigration laws happened in 1986, Ronald Reagan was President, the Republicans controlled the House and the democrats controlled the Senate.

In 1996, 2002, 2006, subsequent laws were changed in response to concern over terrorist attacks.

In 2012 President Obama signed an EA (executive action) known as DACA, gave temporary green card status to those who were children when they came to America illegally.

According to Pew Research where the above data came from, the first immigration law was passed in the U.S. 1790 called the Naturalization Act.


On Wednesday in light of public push back President Trump signed an EO that temporarily ends family separation at the border.  On Thursday  The Washington Post reported that President Trump’s admin citing a source from Border Patrol would end prosecution of families illegal crossing the border, the article has been updated and clarified, that DOJ still has the final say who will and will not be prosecuted, however, they have added the policy going forward based on the EO that was signed yesterday, “The U.S. Border Patrol will no longer refer migrant parents who cross into the United States illegally with children to federal courthouses to face criminal charges, a senior U.S. Customs and Border Protection.”

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