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California sues to stop President Trump’s border wall

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/21/2017 at 2:30pm
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California’s lawfare targeting President Trump’s border security policies has escalated, hitting the centerpiece of the White House’s proposals: The Wall.

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit alleging that President Trump’s proposal to expedite construction of a wall at the southern border violates environmental laws.

Becerra announced the legal challenge standing in...

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Trump Sends Pentagon Guidance on Transgender Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 8:30pm 8/25/2017 at 8:30pm

President Donald Trump has issued guidance to the Pentagon on transgender policies. Trump has asked the military to stop admitting transgender individuals, but gives the secretaries of defense and homeland security some leeway. From Fox News:

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Joint Chiefs: ‘No Modification’ to Transgender Policy Until Trump Sends Pentagon Direction

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 2:30pm 7/27/2017 at 2:30pm
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Marine Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has announced that the military will not change its transgender policy until President Donald Trump sends the Pentagon direction on changes and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis implements it. From Politico:

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Trump: Military ‘Will Not Accept or Allow’ Transgender People

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 10:00am 7/26/2017 at 10:00am

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that the military “will not accept or allow” transgender people:

“After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be...

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Long-standing China-India Border Dispute Deepens

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 11:30am 7/11/2017 at 11:30am
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A territorial dispute along the China-India border is threatening to turn into a military conflict between the two nuclear-armed nations. The area under dispute is located near the ‘Bhutan tri-junction’, where the borders of China, India, and the tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan meet. The Chinese envoy to New Delhi described the...

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Trump, India’s PM Modi Vow to ‘Destroy Radical Islamic Terrorism’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10:00am 6/27/2017 at 10:00am
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Combatting Islamist terror was high on the agenda when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the White House on his first official visit since President Donald Trump took office. “We are both determined to destroy terrorist organizations and the radical ideology that drives them. We will destroy radical Islamic terrorism,” President Trump said...

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Amid Growing Strategic Ties, India’s Prime Minister Modi to meet President Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 9:00am 6/25/2017 at 9:00am
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Amid growing strategic and defense ties, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump will hold their first bilateral meeting in Washington on Monday.

“Donald Trump will host visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a “working dinner” on Monday, the first for a foreign leader by...

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US successfully tests ICBM interceptor missile

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11:30am 5/31/2017 at 11:30am
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America recently marked the 40th anniversary of the debut of the blockbuster movie, Star Wars.

In 1983, in homage to the movie’s popularity, Ronald Reagan’s “Strategic Defense Initiative” was rechristened “Star Wars“. While the original goal of the program was to build a network of ground-based and space-based systems to shield the...

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Trump’s Riyadh Address on Islamist Extremism: “Drive them out”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:10pm 5/21/2017 at 1:10pm
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In Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip as president, President Trump delivered a speech on Islamic extremism and the need for the world to unite against and eradicate it.  Trump urged the Muslim-majority countries to “take the lead in combating radicalization” and to expel Islamist extremists from their places of...

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US, India to Strengthen Defense Ties

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/20/2017 at 2:30pm

With the change of administration in Washington, the U.S. and India are strengthening their defense and strategic ties. National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior members of his government in New Delhi this week to talk bilateral cooperation in the defense sector and...

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Trump’s First Budget Proposal Likely to Bolster Defense Spending, Cut Bureaucratic Budgets

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 11:45am 2/27/2017 at 11:45am
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As President Trump prepares for his first Congressional address tomorrow night, speculation about his budget priorities looms.

According to the New York Times, Trump will ask Congress to dramatically increase defense spending while gutting bloated agencies like the EPA.

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Trump Heads to Delaware to Honor Fallen Navy SEAL

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 6:30pm 2/1/2017 at 6:30pm
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Trump made an unscheduled trip to Delaware to honor William “Ryan” Owens, a Navy SEAL and the first casualty during Trump’s administration.

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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is making an unannounced trip to honor the returning remains of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed during a weekend raid on an Al...

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Trump Signs Three New Executive Actions: NSC, Lobbying, ISIS,

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/29/2017 at 3:00pm
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Yesterday, President Trump signed three new executive actions: reshuffling the Principals Committee of the National Security Council (NSC), restricting administration officials from lobbying, and calling for a comprehensive plan to defeat ISIS.

The first memorandum removes the Director of National Intelligence (Dan Coats has yet to be confirmed,

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Senate Confirms Gen. Mattis for Defense Secretary

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 20, 2017 at 6:00pm 1/20/2017 at 6:00pm
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The Senate has confirmed retired General James Mattis to become the Secretary of Defense, the first confirmation of President Trump’s Cabinet.

He won confirmation with a 98-1. WOW. But who doesn’t like or approve of Mad Dog Mattis?

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Senate Passes Waiver to Confirm Mattis as Secretary of Defense

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/12/2017 at 7:00pm

The Senate Armed Services Committee passed a waiver by a vote of 24-3 allowing Gen. James Mattis to serve as President-elect Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defense. Becuase he retired from the Marine Corps in 2013, he needed the waiver to bypass a rule stating an individual must be out of the...

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The 1980s are calling, they want Nate Silver’s Nuclear Holocaust Map back

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/24/2016 at 5:30pm

I heard Rush talking about this the other day.

Trump allegedly is the End of the World, because of this tweet and his phone-in with Mika Brzezinski (which Mark covered, ‘Let It Be an Arms Race: We Will Outlast, Outmatch them All’):

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