House Democrats have unveiled a revised version of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. During a press conference Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi touted the new proposal.
GOP lawmakers in Texas are urging Congress to pass President Trump’s long-awaited replacement to NAFTA. On Thursday, over a dozen representatives called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring the USMCA to a vote. They warned that sitting on the bill any further would damage the state’s economy.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has denounced President Trump’s latest proposals to crack down on drug cartels. On Sunday, the Mexican leader said a deployment of U.S. forces in Mexico would amount to a “foreign intervention” and would be unacceptable.
President Trump recently announced a plan to designate Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations. In an interview Tuesday, the president said he’s been working to designate cartels as terrorists for the past 90 days. He confirmed the designation process is underway and said more announcements are coming soon.
Violence in Tijuana, Mexico continues as rival cartels intensify their turf war. The city has now surpassed 2,000 homicides this year alone. That’s just 500 shy of last year’s record.
Jared Kushner is being tasked with another White House responsibility. This will add to his list of jobs, which already includes securing peace in the Middle East and reforming the criminal justice system. Sources close to the matter told the Washington Post, the president’s son-in-law will now be monitoring the development of the border wall.
A so-called “smart wall” could be a less expensive and more efficient solution to border security. That’s according to One America’s Caitiln Sinclair, who recently spoke with Dr. Jerome Corsi about the proposal.
The White House says the ball is in Nancy Pelosi’s court when it comes to the USMCA as the deal makes its way through Congress. One America’s Emerald Robinson has more from the White House.