Pentagon sends Trump list of cuts worth $12.9 billion to build border wall

Pentagon sends Trump list of cuts worth $12.9 billion to build border wall

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2019 The Pentagon has sent to Congress a list of military construction projects that could sacrifice their funding to pay for the border wall that President Donald Trump has declared a national security priority. The 20-page list of possible funding cuts would be worth around $12.9 billion, the Defense Department […]

Wall? Fence? Coulter says America needs ‘exactly what Israel has’

Wall? Fence? Coulter says America needs ‘exactly what Israel has’

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 4, 2019 A barrier modeled after the structure used by Israel would be acceptable on the U.S.-Mexico border, columnist Ann Coulter said. “I would like exactly what Israel has. I wish Israel would build it. … Israel is a country that […]

‘We need a wall’: Chopper landing mats from Vietnam War no match for migrant invaders

‘We need a wall’: Chopper landing mats from Vietnam War no match for migrant invaders

by WorldTribune Staff, November 27, 2018 The ability of migrants to quickly tear through fencing at the U.S.-Mexico border near Tijuana and San Diego is proof that a border wall is needed, U.S. Border Patrol officials say. “Without a doubt we could use a wall in an area like that,” Brian Hastings, deputy chief of […]

Report: Border region exploited by ISIS finally gets a wall

Report: Border region exploited by ISIS finally gets a wall

by WorldTribune Staff, June 6, 2018 A U.S.-Mexico border region where Islamic State (ISIS) cells are known to operate with the help of Juarez Cartel smugglers is getting a new wall, a government watchdog group said. A 20-mile section of border “is finally getting a wall to replace laughable ‘road barriers’ that, not surprisingly, have […]

New legislation would allow crowdfunding for Trump’s border wall

New legislation would allow crowdfunding for Trump’s border wall

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2018 U.S. citizens would be able to donate toward President Donald Trump’s border wall under legislation being introduced by Rep. Diane Black. The Tennessee Republican, who is also running for governor of her state, said she would introduce H.R. 5876, legislation that would create a “border wall trust fund.” The funds […]

Comedian’s advice for the Left: ‘Cool kids can’t be hysterical every day’

Comedian’s advice for the Left: ‘Cool kids can’t be hysterical every day’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2018 More celebrities may follow Kanye West in rebelling against “leftist hysteria” in Hollywood, comedian Dennis Miller said. “If you’re going to be the cool kids, you cannot be hysterical every day,” Miller said of Democrats and leftists who are constantly calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. “If you’re saying […]

Build (a small fraction of) the wall: Spending bill funds just 33 miles of U.S. border barrier

Build (a small fraction of) the wall: Spending bill funds just 33 miles of U.S. border barrier

by WorldTribune Staff, March 23, 2018 President Donald Trump first threatened to veto and then signed Congress’s massive spending bill that appropriates funds for only a fraction of the wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump tweeted on March 23: “I am considering a VETO of the Omnibus Spending Bill based on the fact that the […]

Mexico’s president cancels White House visit after Trump refuses to cave on border wall

Mexico’s president cancels White House visit after Trump refuses to cave on border wall

by WorldTribune Staff, February 26, 2018 Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto called off his tentatively planned visit to the White House after a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump in which Trump refused to yield on his stance that Mexico pay for a proposed border wall. During a 50-minute conversation on Feb. 20, Pena […]

Bragging rights for a president who builds things and speaks his mind

Bragging rights for a president who builds things and speaks his mind

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2018 As he closes in on one year in office, doesn’t President Donald Trump have “every reason to be rather high on himself”? “What is there to be humble about?” asks R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr., editor in chief of The American Spectator. “In his first year in office he has […]