From coast to coast and around the world, Crosstalk keeps you informed on news events of interest to Christians. Here’s a sample of what Jim presented this week:
–A Fox News reporter indicated that as many as 35,000 illegal aliens crossed the U.S. southern border in just 4 days.
–A mechanic named “Baba” from the West African nation of Mauritania was so excited to illegally enter the U.S. that he threw himself on the ground and prayed.
–Texas authorities have discovered the bodies of two migrants in the Rio Grande, including that of a 3 year old old boy this week amidst a surge of illegal crossings.
–In response to over 4,000 foreign nationals illegally crossing the Rio Grande between ports of entry and under the international bridge entering Eagle Pass, Texas, instead of entering legally through the port above them, the city issued an emergency declaration.
–Former President Donald Trump stunned pro-life former supporters over the weekend with a Meet the Press interview in which he repeatedly touted plans for an abortion compromise that he hopes will put the issue “behind us.”
–An abortionist from Michigan who killed thousands of babies in abortions has passed away and his abortion business has closed as a result.
–President Zelensky of Ukraine headed to Staten Island University Hospital Monday to visit his wounded soldiers.
–House speaker Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday that he denied Ukrainian President Zelensky’s request to deliver an address to a joint session of Congress.
–President Joe Biden welcomed Zelensky to the White House on September 21st as he seeks continued assistance for his war torn country in the face of Russia’s invasion.
–Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen doesn’t see any signs that the economy is under the threat of a downturn.
–Southern California drivers are feeling the pinch of high gas prices. Monday morning the price of a gallon of “regular” averaged about $5.92 per gallon in the Los Angeles area.
–On Tuesday, Kevin McCarthy delayed a vote on a continuing resolution that would fund the government from September 30th until October 31st.
–Democratic Colorado Governor Jared Polis has issued an executive order directing state run facilities to “phase out” the use of gas powered lawn care equipment.
–Lawyers for Hunter Biden filed lawsuits Monday on their client’s behalf. Biden is suing the IRS on the grounds that two of its agents “targeted and sought to embarrass” him by discussing his tax returns.
–Attorney General Merrick Garland “snapped” at Representative Jeff Van Drew over the congressman’s questions concerning FBI spying on traditional Catholics and whether or not Garland believes those Catholics are extremists.