BREAKING: The Freedom Caucus Has Voted On Trump’s Wall

The House Freedom Caucus is with President Trump on border wall funding!

The Conservative Review is reporting:

“As Congress and the White House seek to strike a funding deal before the government “shuts down” on December 21, the conservative House Freedom Caucus is taking a stand for border security and immigration enforcement.

House Freedom Caucus co-founder Rep. Jim Jordan tweeted Monday night that the group of conservative lawmakers would introduce a pair of amendments to the end-of-year funding bill that seek to fund the border wall and end catch-and-release policies at the border.

“Let’s get it done,” Jordan wrote. “We have the American people on our side.”

A subsequent infographic from the Caucus claims a 1,700 percent increase in asylum claims since 2008 and that “more than 250,000” illegal aliens have been caught and released since 2016.

The proposed amendments would fund the border wall with updated legislative language for the Secure Fence Act to “explicitly authorize the construction of a border wall system on the southern border, and provide $5 billion in appropriations for the construction thereof,” according to legislative press briefing materials.

For fixing the asylum process, the proposal contains a three-pronged approach of systemic reforms.

First, it would raise the threshold of evidence for “credible fear” asylum claim to cut down on the use of bogus claims as backup plans for illegal border-crossers.

Second, it would also require the Department of Homeland Security “to treat arrivals from contiguous and noncontiguous countries the same, providing for expedited removal of aliens that have not been the subject of human trafficking,” according to the same materials.

Finally, it would negate the oft-discussed “Flores settlement,” which has been at the center of the controversy over detaining border-crossing family units. The proposed amendment “would make clear that there is no presumption that an unaccompanied alien child be released regardless of Flores” while preventing states from trying to shut down detention center operations.”

Sarah Carter spoke to Rep. Jim Jordan & Tweeted this out earlier today:

“I spoke with @Jim_Jordan tonight and the Freedom Caucus voted last night and they are “one-hundred percent” with @realDonaldTrump for the full $5 billion for the border wall “passing the spending bill” is priority, he said.”

Jordan added in an op-ed on Fox News:

“Democrats do not want to bring attention to their extremist positions on immigration. They are for open borders and abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Securing the border isn’t going to happen in a Pelosi-run Congress. We still have three weeks. That’s more than enough time to do what we said.”

The White House posted this video of President Trump extolling the successes of areas of the border that have had a wall built.

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Jeff covers border news in the US and has traveled around the world documenting the border walls and counter-terrorism efforts of other countries. He runs the Rainforth Report on Substack. In 2022 Jeff embarked on a border crisis tour, documenting cartel trafficking of drugs and humans. The year before he was contracted to film on the border with Ben Bergquam of America's Voice News and also for Women Fighting for America. Jeff was the videographer for the March for Trump bus tour which crossed the country twice and ended on January 6th, 2021 in DC at the Capitol. He filmed the events that took place at the Capitol Building. Jeff was the videographer and news editor for We Build the Wall, the organization founded by triple-amputee vet hero Brian Kolfage. He was the sole photographer allowed to be on site to document the construction of the first ever privately built border wall. Jeff has worked on Kolfage's projects since 2015. Steve Bannon sent Jeff to embed with the Hong Kong protesters, covering their fight for freedom against the Chinese Communist Party, and regularly films inside of riots in Democrat-run cities in the United States. Bannon also sent Jeff to film for a documentary on border walls in mainland China as COVID was about to emerge from the country. Bannon and Kolfage then sent Jeff to film walls and counter-terrorism efforts in Thailand, Malaysia, Israel by the Gaza Strip, Hungary & Serbia, France, Spain, and north Africa. As of 2022 Jeff is an editor at Populist Press and other news sites. Jeff did a special 2nd Amendment project for Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill who killed Bin Laden, and he was the national rally organizer to free Marine Sgt. Tahmooressi from the Mexican prison. He is chairman emeritus of Ross Perot’s Reform Party of California, and a former candidate for governor. He wrote for former war correspondent & Breitbart contributor, Pat Dollard, and headed up his 30-person research team. Mr. Rainforth also wrote for the Wayne Dupree Show. Jeff is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Blog Bash Award for best activism for organizing the national movement to form a select committee on Benghazi, and for his role as the national rally organizer to free Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi from Mexican imprisonment. Jeff appears in Sgt. Tahmooressi's mother's book, "When Light Prevails."

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