Judge Halts Enforcement of Biden’s 100-Day Deportation Pause

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Migrants wait at the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico. (AP)

Judge Bans Enforcement of Biden's 100-Day Deportation Pause

President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. (Evan Vucci/AP Photo)

Wednesday, 24 February 2021 06:34 AM

A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations.

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a preliminary injunction sought by Texas, which argued the moratorium violated federal law and risked imposing additional costs on the state.

Biden proposed the 100-day pause on deportations during his campaign as part of a larger review of immigration enforcement and an attempt to reverse the priorities of former President Donald Trump. Biden has proposed a sweeping immigration bill that would allow the legalization of an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally. He has also instituted other guidelines on whom immigration and border agents should target for enforcement.

Tipton, a Trump appointee, initially ruled on Jan. 26 that the moratorium violated federal law on administrative procedure and that the U.S. failed to show why a deportation pause was justified. A temporary restraining order the judge issued was set to expire Tuesday.

READ MOIRE HERE: Judge Bans Enforcement of Biden’s 100-Day Deportation Pause | Newsmax.com

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Biden is creating ‘a totalitarian state before our eyes’

Joseph Farah on feminist icon, Clinton adviser Naomi Wolf’s startling warning

Joseph FarahBy Joseph Farah
Published February 23, 2021 at 8:52pm

“We’re really moving into a coup situation,” Naomi Wolf said on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show Monday night. “A police state situation.”

Wolf is not a conservative. She’s not an insurrectionist. She’s not a deplorable. She’s not even, to my knowledge, a “domestic terrorist.”

She is a former adviser to President Bill Clinton and Al Gore – and a celebrated feminist.

READ MORE HERE: Biden is creating ‘a totalitarian state before our eyes’ (wnd.com)

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Biden Gun Control Plan Would ‘Criminalize’ up to 105 Million People: Gun-rights Group

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about American lives lost to COVID-19 as the national death toll passes 500,000 from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, on Feb. 22, 2021. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about American lives lost to COVID-19 as the national death toll passes 500,000 from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, on Feb. 22, 2021. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

A gun-rights organization said that President Joe Biden’s gun control proposal would potentially make about 105 million law-abiding gun owners into criminals.

“While we can agree that there are several ‘common sense’ and long overdue changes needed to our nation’s gun laws, we firmly believe that the path forward should be focused on supporting and protecting responsible, law-abiding Americans—not criminalizing and punishing them,” the U.S. Concealed Carry Association said in a letter to Biden this week.

The group—which, according to the group’s website, has about 556,000 members—said the president’s push for gun control on the anniversary of the Parkland, Florida mass shooting was needless.

“The U.S. Concealed Carry Association exists to help responsible Americans avoid danger, save lives, and keep their families safe, and we believe that our elected leaders in Washington have an incredible obligation to pursue these same goals,” the group added

READ MORE HERE: Biden Gun Control Plan Would ‘Criminalize’ up to 105 Million People: Gun-rights Group (theepochtimes.com)

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Iran’s rulers close ranks, raise pressure on Biden to lift sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) – An Iranian state newspaper, taking aim at hardline lawmakers’ intervention in Tehran’s nuclear row with the West, warned on Tuesday that overly radical actions may lead to Iran’s isolation after a new law ended snap inspections by U.N. inspectors.

Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers has been fraying since 2018 when the United States pulled out and reimposed harsh sanctions on Tehran, prompting it to breach the deal’s limits on uranium enrichment, a potential pathway to nuclear weapons.

On Monday, Iranian lawmakers protested against the government’s decision to permit “necessary” monitoring by the International Atomic Energy Agency for up to three months, saying the move broke a new law they passed that mandated an end to IAEA snap inspections as of Tuesday.

Under the 2015 deal, Iran agreed to observe the IAEA’s Additional Protocol that permits short-notice inspections at locations not declared to the agency – to bolster confidence that nuclear work is not being covertly put to military ends.

The three-month compromise secured by the IAEA’s director-general on a trip to Tehran last weekend kept alive hopes for an eventual diplomatic solution to rescue the nuclear deal.

READ MORE HERE: Iran’s rulers close ranks, raise pressure on Biden to lift sanctions | Reuters

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China in Focus (Feb. 22): Beijing Pressing Biden to Drop Trump Policies

China in Focus (Feb. 22): Beijing Pressing Biden to Drop Trump Policies

Beijing is urging President Joe Biden about so-called “red lines” he shouldn’t cross. This comes after Biden’s latest remarks on China.

Beijing has finally disclosed casualty numbers from a border clash with India last year. The data comes alongside a new wave of patriotic propaganda, and more suppression of internet users questioning the figure.

The CCP virus may have spread months before China started reporting cases, based on new evidence from the World Health Organization. A former White House official says the CCP virus likely originated in a Chinese lab and leaked by accident.

And Beijing says it wants to revive traditional culture. But scholars are raising concerns about what could be its ulterior motive.

READ MORE HERE: China in Focus (Feb. 22): Beijing Pressing Biden to Drop Trump Policies (theepochtimes.com)

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Stimulus Package: What’s in Joe Biden’s ‘American Rescue Plan’?

Democrats’ $1.9 trillion relief package includes stimulus payments, jobless benefits, vaccine funding and more

Ten Republican senators have offered a roughly $618 billion coronavirus-relief plan to counter the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill President Biden outlined after taking office. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explains the significant differences between the two proposals. Photo illustration: Laura Kammermann (Originally Published Feb. 3, 2021)

crats’ $1.9 trillion relief package includes stimulus payments, jobless benefits, vaccine funding and more

Ten Republican senators have offered a roughly $618 billion coronavirus-relief plan to counter the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill President Biden outlined after taking office. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explains the significant differences between the two proposals. Photo illustration: Laura Kammermann (Originally Published Feb. 3, 2021)

By Gabriel T. RubinFeb. 23, 2021 10:57 am ET

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Democrats in Congress are racing to meet a mid-March deadline for President Biden’s coronavirus relief package before existing benefits like enhanced unemployment insurance expire. Here’s an overview of the $1.9 trillion legislation, which they are looking to pass with only Democratic votes. The package includes some elements, such as a $15 minimum wage, that may not survive intraparty negotiations or Senate rules.

What is the overall size of the package?

The House and Senate passed a budget resolution earlier this month that allows them to craft a $1.9 trillion relief package. The size of the package has stayed the same since it was unveiled by President-elect Biden during the transition period, and after he rebuffed a proposal by a group of 10 Republicans who argued for a $618 billion bill.

The Biden administration says the package is the right size and that the economy needs relief on that scale in order to bring down real unemployment rates that the Federal Reserve estimates to be around 10%—accounting for misclassifications in government data and people who have exited the labor force—and to alleviate the economic hardship faced by millions whose lives and jobs have been disrupted.

“We think it’s very important to have a big package that addresses the pain this has caused,” Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said recently.

READ MORE HERE: Stimulus Package: What’s in Joe Biden’s ‘American Rescue Plan’? – WSJ

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Pompeo to Newsmax TV: Biden Admin About to ‘Throw Away’ Success in Iran

(Newsmax TV/”Spicer & Co.”)

By Brian Trusdell    |   Monday, 22 February 2021 08:26 PM


Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioned aloud the Biden administration’s approach to foreign policy on Newsmax TV on Monday, saying he wanted to give them “every opportunity to get it right” but feared that on some issues they were “about to throw it all away…for…almost nothing.”

Pompeo was particularly fearful of the Middle East and, especially, Iran, with the Biden administration’s announced plans to re-enter the famed “Iran nuclear deal” which then-President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from.

“But what I have seen so far, what I have heard so far, suggests a very muddled understanding of what led to so many successes that our administration had,” Pompeo said on “Spicer & Co.” “When you’re tough, when you’re strong, where you establish deterrents, then securing American freedom is possible to do.

READ MORE HERE: Pompeo to Newsmax TV: Biden Admin About to ‘Throw Away’ Success in Iran | Newsmax.com

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Effort growing to cancel Fox News from cable TV

‘It’s not a news channel. It’s a propaganda operation mixed with political smut’

Art MooreBy Art Moore
Published February 22, 2021 at 7:51pm

The ‘America’s Newsroom’ studio of the Fox News Channel (Video screenshot)

The campaign by the left-wing watchdog Media Matters to remove Fox News from cable and satellite TV systems is getting a boost from a prominent New York Times columnist and a hearing in Congress this week.

The House Democrat-led hearing on Wednesday, which also targets Newsmax TV and OANN, is based on the charge that the networks broadcast disinformation about the COVID pandemic and the 2020 presidential election, reported the Gateway Pundit blog.

READ MORE HERE: Effort growing to cancel Fox News from cable TV (wnd.com)

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Trump to claim total control of Republican Party: Report

‘Let’s just say that singing Kumbaya isn’t in the plans’

Bob UnruhBy Bob Unruh
Published February 22, 2021 at 11:56am

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks in support of the Farmers to Families Food Box distribution program Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at Flavor First Growers and Packers in Mills River, North Carolina. (Official White House photo by Shealah Craighead)

Former President Donald Trump is expected to tell attendees at this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference that he’s still in charge, according to reports.

“Let’s just say that singing Kumbaya isn’t in the plans,” commented the RedState blog.

It will be Trump’s most significant public statement since he left Washington last month. Shut down by Twitter and Facebook, he was largely silent until interviews last week regarding the death of Rush Limbaugh.

READ MORE HERE: Trump to claim total control of Republican Party: Report (wnd.com)

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