News Roundup & Comment

Date: October 6, 2023
Host: Dalton Windsor
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The following are key news highlights from the past week.  More stories, as well as listener comments, can be heard when you review this broadcast.

–Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas opted to waive a litany of laws and regulations to swiftly construct more border wall in a key Texas hotspot for illegal crossings.

–The Biden administration is saying that Venezuelan immigrants who illegally enter the U.S. will be directly deported back to the South American nation after a record number crossed the southern border last month.  

–New York Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul announced Monday that the state identified approximately 18,000 job openings from more than 350 employers across various industries in the state that are willing to hire immigrants eligible to legally work in the U.S. 

–A Republican congresswoman is warning America that the fentanyl crisis, exacerbated under Joe Biden’s border policies and liberal crime policies, have become so bad that New York City is now calling on its citizens to carry Narcan at all times to help save people whose lives are threatened by drug overdose.    

–Federal data found that most illegal aliens who crossed the southern border are finding their way to Democrat led cities.

–Representative Patrick McHenry of North Carolina, is the temporary leader of the House of Representatives after Kevin McCarthy was removed from his post on Tuesday. 

–Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was evicted from her private office by new House Speaker Patrick McHenry.  Pelosi said the decision to evict her was a sharp departure from tradition.  An update on this story alleges that it wasn’t so much McHenry but Kevin McCarthy who was behind the call to get Pelosi removed from her office.

–Fox News reporter Bret Baier is scheduled to host a televised forum for three candidates for the Speaker of the House.  Those candidates are House Majority Leader Steve Scalise of Louisiana, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan of Ohio and Republican Study Committee Chairman Kevin Hern of Oklahoma.

–Former President Donald Trump’s legal team filed to dismiss his Washington, DC, case, arguing that he was immune from prosecution due to his status as president. 

–The Supreme Court is declining to take up a case challenging former President Donald Trump’s eligibility to be able to run again for the White House in 2024.

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