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“Why do wealthy politicians build walls, fences, and gates outside their home?” he asked. “They don’t build walls because they hate the people on the outside but because they love the people on the inside.”

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Do open border policies work?
All one needs to do is look at Germany, France and everywhere else who let immigration flow freely into their Countries.

Rape and sexual crimes have increased to a point of crisis.…
#Germany is having a rape crisis due to their open borders.
Human trafficking has increased and so has violent crimes.
#Trump is right. A strong border wall is needed.…
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President Trump spoke tonight about "illegal aliens," but no human is illegal. #NoBanNoWall…
It’s a myth that immigrants commit crimes at higher rates than native born Americans. It’s a myth that they hurt the economy. For the president to spread these fears tonight is not only inaccurate, but immoral.…
There is a humanitarian crisis at the border — one that this president’s relentless war on asylum seekers and his refusal to comply with the law have manufactured. #PresidentialAddress…
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Before this evening's broadcast, let's talk about Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v Sawyer—the case that struck down Harry Truman's executive order Executive Order 10340, that limited the president's power to seize property in the midst of a national emergency: HERE WE GO! (1/19)
OKAY! So it was April 1952 and the US was in the Korean War, and the steel mills were about to go on strike. To make sure the US has a steady steel supply, President Truman issued EO 10340, that the Secretary of Commerce was going to seize control of US steel mills. (2/19)
(Important to note: Truman could have tried to use portions of the recently-passed Taft–Hartley Act to stop the steel union from striking, bc it was meant to be a way to restrict union activity, but instead chose just to seize the steel mills.) (3/19)
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