Topic: Donald J. Trump
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) along with Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced the Stopping Border Surges Act, a bill to address loopholes in our immigration system which encourage vulnerable immigrant populations to take dangerous, illegal paths of entry into the United States.
“Migrants exploit our immigration system to illegally enter and stay in the United States,” said Senator Blackburn. “This process enriches cartels and coyotes that traffic illegal immigrants across the border.”
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Green has offered two amendments to House Democrats’ amnesty bill that were rejected out of hand during markup. Green’s first amendment would have ensured that criminals, gang members, and other aliens who are convicted of 1 felony or 2 or more misdemeanors would not be allowed to stay in the United States.
Green’s second amendment would have preserved President Trump’s border wall and blocked the Joe Biden Administration from rolling back the progress President Donald Trump made in securing our southern border.
Washington, D.C. – It was nearly two weeks ago that Jill and I paid our respects to Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who laid in honor in the Rotunda after losing his life protecting the Capitol from a riotous, violent mob on January 6th, 2021.
Today, 57 Senators – including a record 7 Republicans – voted to find former President Trump guilty for inciting that deadly insurrection on our very democracy.
President Donald Trump’s Text of a Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Southern Border of the United States
Washington, D.C. – On Friday, February 15th, 2019, by Proclamation 9844, I declared a national emergency concerning the southern border of the United States to deal with the border security and humanitarian crisis that threatens core national security interests.
The ongoing border security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border of the United States continues to threaten our national security, including by exacerbating the effect of the pandemic caused by COVID-19.
Washington, D.C. – On August 28th, 1963, just a century after the Emancipation Proclamation, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led more than 200,000 Americans in a March on Washington in pursuit of jobs and freedom for all people.
Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, he called on Americans “to sit down together at the table of brotherhood” and meet our promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all.
Nashville, TN – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R—Tenn.) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed an article of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump.
“To persist with impeachment now, with just days to go in the current administration, will further divide Americans and exacerbate tensions,” said Senator Blackburn. “Moving forward, it is my sincere hope Congress will work on a bipartisan basis to restore the confidence of the American people in our elections and affirm our shared commitment to the rule of law.”
Tennessee Senator Bill Powers announces significant Federal Funding going to Montgomery County Schools
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers (R-Clarksville) announced today that the Montgomery County School District will receive $26,035,378 through the second round of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER II).
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, as both houses of the U.S. Congress, met to count the electoral votes, angry rioters assaulted the U.S. Capitol.
The event, which left four people dead and a nation was shaken, only briefly delayed the counting of votes.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces Federal Support Granted for Nashville Following Christmas Day Bombing
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide direct assistance to Metro Nashville-Davidson County under the federal Public Assistance program for the emergency response to the Christmas day bombing in Downtown Nashville.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement in response to the violent attack on the United States Capitol:
“Yesterday, a violent right-wing mob, on behalf of, and urged on by, a sitting president unleashed a shameful coup attempt by attacking the United States Capitol.
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