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@realDonaldTrump So WOW you robbed our defense funds to go to an ineffective wall THAT THE MAJORITY OF AMERICANS oppose.

Even right-leaning CATO INSTITUTE says a WALL WON"T WORK.

Dems want EFFECTIVE border security - not a humongous waste of money.…
@realDonaldTrump I wouldn't call a WASTE OF MONEY a victory.

Drug cartels are probably laughing their butts off.
@realDonaldTrump Fiber-optic cable has already been tested, costs a fraction of the $$ needed for a wall, can be installed w/ little ground disturbance to existing walls, allows animals to migrate, & doesn’t cause flooding. Existing wall is already damaging ecosystems.

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Graham was once one of Trump’s sharpest critics (“I think he’s a kook,” in 2016), and is now one of his staunchest supporters, whether it comes to supporting his Supreme Court pick, or his golf game (“Anyone who says he’s not a great golfer, that’s fake news,” he said).(WaPo)
Sen. Lindsey Graham advises President Donald Trump to “stick to his guns” in the fight over funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and warned that giving in to Democrats' demands could be "the end of his presidency." (USAToday)
#GOPFail #DemSenate2020 #NoWall
@FiveThirtyEight which tracks congressional votes, reported that as of October 2018 Sen Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) had voted with Trump's position 100% of the time. #GOPComplicit #GOPFail #DemSenate2020
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a Florida spa tied to an international human trafficking ring…
“The tentacles of this go from here to New York to China, in Florida from here to Orange County .. this is the tip of the iceberg."

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged as a 'john' in human trafficking/prostitution investigation…
Note that once again, the victims of the sex trafficking operation were not Trump's mythical women smuggled across the Mexican border in car trunks, but entered through legal ports of entry such as airports. #NoWall
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"WH is firming up plans to redirect unspent federal dollars as a way of funding Trump's wall without taking the dramatic step of invoking a national emergency."
#TuesdayMorning #NoWall…
2-"Done by executive order, this plan would allow the White House to shift money from different budgetary accounts without congressional approval, circumventing Democrats who refuse to give Trump anything like the $5.7 billion he has demanded. Nor would it require a
3-"controversial emergency declaration. The emerging consensus among acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and top budget officials is to shift money from two Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control projects in Northern California, as well as from disaster relief funds intended for
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Once again, I’m disgusted by @realDonaldTrump’s demonization of immigrants. When will this infantile stereotyping, scapegoating, and gaslighting end? #SOTU
Border crossings are far below historic highs.
Most undocumented immigrants overstay their visas.
Experts see no security crisis at the border.
Most drugs come via ports of entry.
Immigrants are less likely to commit crime than native-born Americans.
#NoWall #SOTU
We want smart, effective border security: better staffing/tech at ports of entry & elsewhere, more immigration judges, better monitoring of mail & cargo, and humanitarian treatment of migrants & refugees. NOT a costly, ineffective, ego-project wall. #SOTU
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Let’s have some truth bombs before tonight’s address:

#NoWall Fact 1:
Illegal border crossings are way down

In the early 2000’s, 1.3-1.6 million people were apprehended crossing the border.

2018? <400,000…

#NoWall Fact 2:
Undocumented Immigrants are not causing a crime wave at the border, in fact the southern border counties are among the safest in the country!

#NoWall Fact 3:
The majority of undocumented immigrants DO NOT sneak across the border, they are people who came to the US legally and overstayed their visa. A wall does NOTHING to address this.

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Days after insisting that Mexico is paying for the wall through USMCA,
Trump exposes himself as an unhinged liar yet again.

Trump mulls declaring national emergency in an effort to secure wall funding #NoWall…
Hundreds of TSA screeners, who are required to work without pay through the #TrumpShutdown, have called out sick at major airports…
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The Trump wall gofundme is at $12M and it's only been 4 days.

Our goal is only $50k. We've been campaigning for 5 months to get clean water to Flint.

If anyone reading this can help us reach our goal, please consider donating and sharing. #NoWaterNoWall…
In America, we don’t turn our backs on our neighbors when they need help. After watching everyone on social media forget about thousands of Americans struggling due to the water crisis, we decided to create our own campaign to help Flint. #SaveFlintChallenge #NoWaterNoWall
Thank you Ben Stiller for supporting our #SaveFlintChallenge campaign, but we have so much more work to do. Please tweet our campaign link and encourage your followers to contribute. #FlintWaterCrisis #NoWaterNoWall @RedHourBen

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Any chance the GOP could actually be realizing that gutting Fed coffers to avoid actually shutting OUR Gov't down might hurt them in 2020? #ThursdayThoughts #NoWall #GovernmentShutdown…
2/"Senate Republicans are meeting with President Trump on Thursday afternoon to try to sell him on a proposal that would stave off a government shutdown next month but likely stop short of giving him all the money he wants to for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump has been
3/"warned by his staff that he may not get the full $5 billion he has demanded for new wall construction, according to a person briefed on the discussions who was not authorized to reveal deliberations. Senate Democrats say they won’t agree to $5 billion, and Republicans said
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The inhumane Tump policy of separating families is an intentional distraction from the Mueller probe.

Clapper: 'We had a suspect' in Kremlin-WikiLeaks transfer

Stone’s & Caputo’s damningly false denials of contact with RU defies credulity.

Stay focused folks! GOP are poised to eviscerate the ACA.😱

KAI a Korean firm tied to Cohen got U.S. contract despite corruption probe

@GOP are the Pro-Death party in terms of their 😱 policies affecting American families and Children.🤮

‼️Don’t forget: Private Prison Company Bankrolled Pro-Trump Super-PAC

The Trump Administration likely will be charged with ‘crimes against humanity’ by the ICC

‼️Did you know the Feds increased key rate by .25 bps last week?
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This is the perfect time to mention Friedrich Trump wrote: “Why should we be deported? This is very, very hard for a family," wrote in 1905. After he was DEPORTED FROM BAVARIA for failing to fulfill his military duties.
Also ran a brothel during the gold rush. #NoWall
Here is the letter trump’s grandfather pimp wrote begging to not be deported
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Border crossings by undocumented migrants:

2000: 1.3 million
2006: 1 million
2010: 400000
2017: 300000

Currently we have a net negative immigration rate...more people leave than people who cross.

the wall is a waste. It is just an Ego monument for Trump!
Here are DHS numbers from October to Feb this year compared to last years... all in the negative.
This moron president should understand the basic of Supply/Demand.
Total apprehensions of undocumented immigrants by year numbers ( CBP's own numbers to justify my prior tweet) lower right corner is the yearly total.
We don't need a fuk'n wall.
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