SCOTUS Rejects Request to hear Environmental challenge to President Trump’s Border Wall Construction
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WINNING …
President Donald Trump won a major victory in the building of the border wall between the United States and Mexico when on Monday U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request from a trio of conservation and environmental groups seeking to block construction. The justices declined to consider the groups’ appeal of a lower court ruling that paved the way for the federal government to begin replacing border fencing in two locations and building wall prototypes.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a request from a trio of conservation and environmental groups seeking to block construction of President Trump’s wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The justices declined to consider the groups’ appeal of a lower court ruling that paved the way for the federal government to begin replacing border fencing in two locations and building wall prototypes.
The judge, U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, rejected the groups’ challenge to a 1996 federal law that gives the government the power to waive environmental laws to more quickly begin work on a wall. The Department of Homeland Security sought to sidestep the laws as it pursued the projects related to construction of the border wall.
The conservation groups said the 1996 law violated the Constitution because of the power it granted the federal government.
Curiel, however, said the Trump administration did not exceed its authority when it waived environmental laws as part of its efforts to build the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Trump administration asked the justices not to hear the case.
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP .. MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!
As reported at The Politico, the Trump administration announced late Sunday night that the United States, Mexico and Canada have reached a deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. Another Trump promise to the American voters has been done. And once again it is good news for Americans and the U.S. economy. President Trump has done his part, now it it up to Congress to pass and make into law. Yet another reason to vote Republican in the 2018 midterm elections so to continue the Trump-GOP economic plan.
They said it couldn’t be done and Trump did it. Trump has fulfilled a huge campaign promise to the American workers. But I guess Obama thinks he should get credit for this too.
The new pact is a major step toward completing one of the president’s signature campaign promises.
Trade ministers from the U.S., Mexico and Canada have reached a deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Trump administration announced late Sunday night.
The new pact, which is being called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a major step toward completing one of Trump’s signature campaign promises and gives the president a concrete policy win to tout on the campaign trail this fall. It also sets the stage for what is sure to be a high-stakes fight to get the agreement passed by Congress before it can become law.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in late August that officials are planning to sign with their Canadian and Mexican counterparts by the end of November — a date that would also satisfy Mexico, which is eager to have current President Enrique Peña Nieto sign the deal before his successor takes over Dec. 1.
“It’s a great win for the president and a validation for his strategy in the area of international trade,” a senior administration official said on a call with reporters late Sunday.
As stated at Town Hall, the economy is on a roll and it is due to President Donald Trump and the GOP, not obstructionist, resistance Democrats … So, let’s go down the checklist here. We’re cutting regulations, have opened a denuclearization dialogue with North Korea, created over 3 million jobs, boosted U.S. worker pay to its highest levels in 10 years, unemployment is at an 18-year low, consumer and small business confidence are record highs, and over three million workers received bonus checks of $1,000 or more because of the Trump tax cuts. Second quarter economic growth is at 4 percent. There are now more jobs than job seekers. The economy is booming.
ANOTHER WIN FOR PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP AND AMERICA …
The Trump administration and Mexico have negotiated a new trade deal to replace NAFTA and the markets are gaining in a huge way. Candidate Trump promised during the 2016 presidential campaign that he would end NAFTA and replace it with a better deal for America and American workers. He has done it! And the markets loved it and surged on the news. The S&P 500 gained 0.8% to close at 2,896.74, a record high. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.9% to an all-time high, breaking above 8,000 points for the first time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 259.29 points to 26,049.64.
Stocks jumped on Monday as the United States and Mexico closed a new trade deal, potentially removing a source of uncertainty that had been plaguing investors for months.
The S&P 500 gained 0.8 percent to close at 2,896.74 — a record high — with materials and financials as the best-performing sectors. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.9 percent to an all-time high, breaking above 8,000 points for the first time, as Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet rose. Tech’s gains led the Nasdaq to close at 8,017.90.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 259.29 points to 26,049.64 as Caterpillar outperformed. Monday also marked the first time since Feb. 1 that the Dow closed above 26,000.
“The market has been buffeted with a lot of headwinds lately, and the biggest one is trade,” said Art Hogan, chief market strategist at B. Riley FBR. “If you were to take trade out of the picture, you would have a smoother ride higher in this market.”
President Donald Trump said the deal would be called The United States-Mexico Trade agreement, leaving behind the 24-year-old NAFTA name. “The name NAFTA has a bad connotation because the United States was hurt very badly by NAFTA,” he said. Trump added that the deal with Mexico is also very helpful for farmers and manufacturers. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the deal must be approved by Congress before being implemented.
LOL, Even Nancy Pelosi Admits Trump’s USA-Mexico Border Wall is Huge … “This is like a big wall.” (VIDEO)
THIS IS LIKE A BIG WALL … AND THAT IS WHY DONALD TRUMP WAS ELECTED P[RESIDENT!!!
It would appear to Democrat House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi that size matters. She was taken aback by the size of President Donald Trump's border wall prototypes. While stammering through her words Pelosi said, "I mean, really? […] This is like a big wall.”
Keep talking Nancy …
Pelosi went on to mock the wall and call it ‘obnoxious.’ She stated that it was a big wall separating people. Separating people, huh? A note to the open borders Leftist Pelosi, it is a wall separating the border of two sovereign countries, where one of the countries people can’t seem to stay on their side. But yet there was no comment from Nancy Pelosi when Barack Obama raised the height of the fence around the White House by 5 feet. The Secret Service said that the ‘Current fence simply is not adequate for a modern era.’ So what is the difference with the fence at the U.S- Mexico border? It is obviously not adequate either. But of course that is different.
“First of all, I think the border– did you see it? How high it is … I mean, really?
In a civilized society, we do something like that. As obnoxious as it is– You know,
that’s a community there with a border running through it. Okay, we have a difference of opinion that,
but a wall that big separating people? I mean really?”
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says border wall prototypes displayed for President Trump this week lack the hallmarks of a “civilized society.”
The old saying “good walls make good neighbors” was seemingly rejected by the California Democrat on Thursday during her weekly press conference. A question regarding a possible deal on “Dreamers” prompted Mrs. Pelosi to bristle at border wall prototypes recently shared with Mr. Trump in San Diego.
“The border — did you see it — how high it is?” she asked. “I mean, really? In a civilized society, we do something like that. As obnoxious as it is, you know that’s a community there with a border running through it. Okay, we have a difference of opinion on that, but a wall that big separating people? I mean, really? […] This is like a big wall.”
Illegal Alien Andres Avelino Anduaga From Mexico Used Fake Identity For 37 Years to Steal $361,000 in Government Benefits
IT ONLY TOOK THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 37 YEARS TO EXPOSE THE CRIME …
More from the illegals that are in the United States to do the jobs that Americans are not willing to do. For 37 years Andres Avelino Anduaga who has been in the United States illegally has been defrauding the American tax payers. Andres Avelino Anduaga plead guilty in San Diego federal court on Thursday that he assumed the fake identity of a Texas resident named Abraham Riojos in 1980 after obtaining a fraudulent birth certificate, and then successfully applied for a California driver’s license, Social Security number and passport. From 1989 to 2016 this illegal admitted he received around $361,000 in benefits. WTF!!!
From FOX News:
Andres Avelino Anduaga, 66 – who hails from Tijuana, Mexico – admitted in San Diego federal court on Thursday that he assumed the fake identity of a Texas resident named Abraham Riojos in 1980 after obtaining a fraudulent birth certificate, and then successfully applied for a California driver’s license, Social Security number and passport.
From 1989 to 2016, according to the plea agreement, he received around $361,000 in benefits — which included Medi-Cal, food stamps and Supplemental Security Income benefits.
The fake identity also enabled Anduaga – identified as an illegal immigrant and repeat felon – to go back-and-forth without restriction between Mexico and the United States, which he was alleged to have been doing multiple times per week.
“The programs that this defendant stole from – for decades – provide benefits to America’s most needy. This prosecution demonstrates the commitment of the United States Attorney’s Office to protecting the integrity of our welfare programs and punishing those who prey on the goodwill of our nation and its taxpayers,” stated U.S Attorney Adam Braverman.