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Postby Firedome8 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:35 pm

1989TransAm wrote:To bad Congress is not controlled by Republicans.


Actually it is .

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Postby Ken0069 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:05 pm

WINNING....................!!!!! "Bitch" McConnell and "RINO" Ryan are going to shit their pants on this one!

White House weighing a tax on remittances to Mexico to fund border
by Gabby Morrongiello | Aug 31, 2017, 1:12 PM

From THIS article!

President Trump is mulling a tax on cash transfers between immigrants in the U.S. and their relatives in Mexico as a way to fund his promised border wall without forcing American taxpayers to open their wallets, according to sources familiar with the proposal.

Trump first floated the idea of taxing or halting person-to-person wire transfers, known as remittances, during his bid for the White House. A two-page memo released by his campaign last April described a plan "to compel Mexico to pay for the wall" by preventing immigrants from wiring money outside of the U.S. unless they can prove their legal status to law enforcement authorities.

Because the Mexican economy has become so dependent on wages sent home by migrant workers, which surpassed oil revenues as its leading source of foreign income in 2015, Trump said he could convince the country's leaders to make a "one-time payment of $5-10 billion" toward his border wall by threatening to stop the annual flow of billions of dollars from the U.S. to Mexico in the form of cash transfers.

In 2016, Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. sent $27 billion to family members and friends in their native country.

"They will live very, very frugally to save as much money as they can to send it back home," Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Ala., told the Washington Examiner.

Rogers introduced a bill in March to levy a 2 percent tax on all cash transfers from "anybody who remits to South America." The legislation, which is currently stuck in committees, would net a little more than $1 billion a year and "comport with President Trump's pledge to build a wall and make [Mexico] pay for it."

"I went over and met with the deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn in the White House about two weeks before we left for recess and he told me that they're trying to come up with a package of bills or pay-fors and hopes mine will be part of that," Rogers said in a phone interview Wednesday. "My understanding is that they're trying to find a way to make sure that the money comes from money that would have gone to Mexico otherwise."

One administration official said Dearborn, an immigration hardliner who served as chief of staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions when he represented Alabama in the Senate, remains one of the driving forces behind Trump's border wall strategy. Dearborn did not respond to a request for comment.

White House spokeswoman Natalie Strom declined to describe any progress the administration has made toward getting Mexico to pay for Trump's wall. Strom told the Washington Examiner she was not at liberty "to discuss these types of questions publicly."

Border wall funding was thrust back into the spotlight earlier this month when Trump told a rowdy crowd in Phoenix that he would rather shut down the government to secure money for his most contentious campaign promise than capitulate on a spending bill that does not include wall money.

"We need the wall, it's imperative," Trump reiterated at a press conference this week. "We may fund it through the United States, but ultimately Mexico will pay for the wall."

Former White House national security aide Sebastian Gorka, who left his post last week, said getting Mexico to pay for a barrier along the southern border "is still a non-negotiable as far as the president is concerned."

"I can tell you, he's not giving up on that," Gorka told the Washington Examiner.

Rogers wants Trump to hold off on aggressively pushing for wall funding until GOP lawmakers score at least one marquee legislative victory. The Alabama congressman said his primary concern is that jumping the gun on a hot-button issue like border security could create a toxic environment on Capitol Hill in which Republican infighting would impede progress on other areas of policy.

"It's my hope that the president will wait until late October before he brings this up, giving us time to work on tax reform and the infrastructure bill," Rogers said, "because when he really makes paying for the wall the dominant theme, it's going to be very politically explosive."

But some pro-border enforcement groups have lost their appetite for a more restrained approach. And they want Trump to rapidly secure the border no matter the cost politically or for taxpayers.

"This, obviously, was a signature promise that the president made in his campaign, so we would like to have seen faster progress on this," said Ira Mehlman, a spokesman with the Federation for American Immigration Reform, a group that has advised the administration on immigration-related issues.

Mehlman said that if Trump no longer believes he can broker a deal that ensures Mexico pays for the wall, "our view is that if we have to pay for it ourselves, it's worth the investment."

"There are creative ways of doing it and taxing remittances is certainly one idea. But we're more interested in the wall being built, protecting the security of the United States, and saving billions each year in the social costs associated with illegal immigration," he said.

The renewed debate over border wall funding comes as the Department of Homeland Security prepares to break ground on a section of the border in San Diego, Calif., where a small group of federal contractors have been invited to construct wall prototypes. A memo circulated by the agency earlier this year put the price tag for a 1,250-mile wall at $21.6 billion, with an estimated completion date sometime in 2020.

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Postby 1989TransAm » Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:32 pm

Firedome8 wrote:
1989TransAm wrote:To bad Congress is not controlled by Republicans.


Actually it is .


There are a whole lot of people who would beg to differ. One thing President Trump has done is expose Congress for what it is. Controlled by RINO's.

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Postby Ken0069 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:08 am

1989TransAm wrote:One thing President Trump has done is expose Congress for what it is. Controlled by RINO's.


I digress! [-X Congress is controlled by "The Uniparty", simple as that. Here's the link from right here on ST!

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Postby Ken0069 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:14 am

Customs and Border Patrol Announces First Four Contracts for Border Wall Prototypes (Video)…
August 31, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol announces the first four, of an anticipated eight, border wall prototypes. The first four contracts to build the prototypes are worth $400 to $500 thousand each and are targeted toward “concrete and reinforced concrete” prototypes.

The CBP authorization letters are anticipated to be delivered to the contractors within a couple of weeks, and the companies will have 30 days to build their prototype.

See the video HERE!

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Postby mk e » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:20 am

Fox poll say most Americans Think Donald Trump Is An Unstable, Dishonest, Immoral Bully

https://www.yahoo.com/news/fox-news-pol ... 14136.html
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Postby mk e » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:26 am

#BuildTheSwamp
The IRS is joining the investigation into Rupm and freinds

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/robe ... 51473.html
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Postby 1989TransAm » Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:14 pm

mk e wrote:#BuildTheSwamp
The IRS is joining the investigation into Rupm and freinds

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/robe ... 51473.html


That is the epitome of a witch hunt. Compare that to the Comey investigation of Hillary which was a complete sham.

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Postby mk e » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:26 pm

1989TransAm wrote:That is the epitome of a witch hunt. Compare that to the Comey investigation of Hillary which was a complete sham.


If it turns out to have been a witch hunt then the people running it will face prosecution.... but i wouldn't hold my breathe on that one. Investigations expand when probable cause is found. For sure Manafort is under investigation for money laundering and that almost always brings tax evasion along with it. All indications are that Rump has similar issues....we'd know for sure if his taxes were made public but it's a good guess there's a reason they were not released.

If the Hillary investigation should be reopened the doj is free to reopen it at any time and they all work for Rump...... but they haven't right? So.......
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Postby mk e » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:32 pm

Another court loss on the travel ban the the USSC killed most of.... anyone turned away may reapply.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41127584
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Postby mk e » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:36 pm

US job growth missing targets and unemployment ticking up as earlier estimates were revised down and current moth comes in low.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-41125860
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Postby sanfordandson » Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:31 pm

mk e wrote:US job growth missing targets and unemployment ticking up as earlier estimates were revised down and current moth comes in low.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-41125860


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Postby Ken0069 » Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:40 pm

Did you see where POTUS DJT picked up and kissed a "BLACK" child in a Louisiana shelter today?? Oh THE HORROR!! [/sarc]

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Postby woody b » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:12 pm

Trump donated $1 million or his own money....just so he could go to Houston and steal from black people.

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Postby Ken0069 » Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:21 pm

President Trump Responds to DPRK Nuclear Test By Confronting DPRK Economic Enabler, China…
September 3, 2017

CTH holds a fundamentally different view of China and North Korea than most. Our position is based on independent research and a lengthy following of patterns between the two which show predictable cause and effect outcomes.

It is our position that while the DPRK is technically an independent nation; in reality, and in quintessential economic terms, North-Korea is more accurately defined as a province of China, and not an independent nation. What China authorizes Kim Jong-un (North Korea) to do, Kim Jong-un does. “Dear Leader” Kim Jong-un is better described as a provincial governor, who serves a specific function as a tool against the West.

History will observe the key date for President Trump’s strategic victory over North Korea was achieved on August 5th, 2017. That’s the original date when Russia and China agreed to the U.N. Security Council’s economic sanctions against North Korea. That first, historic, Russia and China U.N. Security Council vote against North Korea came as a result of eight months of assembled economic leverage created by President Donald Trump.

As a result of President Trump’s strategy, every time North Korea’s Kim Jong-un takes an action, President Trump hits China’s Xi Jinping with an additional economic action. As Beijing feels the squeeze, they tell Kim Jong-un to act. Every time Kim Jong-un acts, President Trump squeezes Beijing with more economic pressure. Wash-Rinse-Repeat.

Communist Beijing has boxed themselves into this inescapable cycle. The reason they keep authorizing Kim Jong-un to take action is simply because China has no alternative leverage to use against President Trump. China has nothing in their economic arsenal they can use to hit back against President Trump, so Beijing keeps using North Korea in an attempt to create leverage.

However, President Trump doesn’t play along with the bluff, he knows every card China is holding. Trump knows China has no substantive economic leverage against the U.S., and Trump also knows China has boxed themselves into this cycle. It’s a ridiculous three step process.

¹China tells DPRK to do stupid thing. ²DPRK does stupid thing. ³Trump hits China with economic punishment for stupid thing.

This cycle has been ongoing for months now, yet the media apparently doesn’t notice it. Each time Kim Jong-un does a stupid, Donald Trump slaps Xi Jinping. Today:

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There is MUCH more on this at THIS LINK and it somewhat explains what is thought to be President Trump's economic strategy for dealing with both China and DPRK.

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