President Trump and his political team plan to make his years-long quest for a border wall one of the primary thrusts of his reelection effort. Faced with the fact that he has yet to build an inch of the concrete or steel wall he promised, he and and his campaign have begun relying on a rhetorical sleight of hand: speaking the wall into existence.
Critics decry the National Guard deployment to the U.S.-Mexico border as political theater, but supporters say they are a “godsend” for overburdened Border Patrol agents.
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A German research group said it has “credibly substantiated” 336 uses of chemicals such as nerve agents and chlorine since 2012.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel led the charge, unleashing a stinging, point-by-point takedown of the president's tendency to treat allies as adversaries. Later, former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) offered criticisms of their own.
The latest police statement comes amid news reports that the “Empire” actor may have staged his own assault in Chicago last month. In response, his attorneys said in a statement that “nothing is further from the truth.”
The spoof mirrored elements of Trump’s actual press conference in which he declared a national emergency on the southern border.
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