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50 Individuals on the FBI's Terror Watch Apprehended Along Our Southern Border

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So far this year, *50* individuals on the FBI's terror watch list have been apprehended trying to cross our southern border. That's according to actual Border Patrol data. It makes total sense. If you're a terrorist, you're not wasting your time trying to get here by plane or boat. Instead, you're walking in from Mexico along with hundreds of thousands of others, because you know just how weak & i...

Once Again, We’ve Broken Another Record

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I loathe every bit of what this president has done to our southern border. Last month, according to data just released, a whopping 239,416 migrants were encountered by our Border Patrol. Every month it just gets worse. Once again, we’ve broken another record. From drugs and human trafficking to massive strains on our schools, hospitals and social service, none of this appears to be a problem or a ...

What’s Your Solution, Ralph?

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“What’s your solution, Ralph?” I get that question all the time, especially when I talk about wasteful spending in Congress and our $30 trillion in federal debt. Friends, our nation is heading for financial ruin. I’m so tired of being asked to vote “yes” on new spending bills with no offsets. I’m tired of bloated, wasteful government. I’m tired of agency heads who claim they can't do with one less...

Yet Another Caravan

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Surprise, surprise. There’s another massive migrant caravan walking up through Mexico heading to the United States border. Estimates vary, but it’s easily several thousand people according to multiple news outlets. *** But remember this: that entire caravan represents just a fraction of the total number of people who flow across the southern border Every. Single. Day. This is what happens when you...

Highest Number Ever Recorded

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If this isn’t a dereliction of duty by this President, I don’t know what is. We had the HIGHEST NUMBER EVER RECORDED last month of migrant encounters along our southern border. Border agents encountered 234,088 individuals in April. Of those who were apprehended, a WHOPPING 117,989 were released into the interior of the United States. This is from court documents obtained by the media late Monday...

Early Migration Alert Program Act

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I've seen it happen personally on various airline flights over the last year - where illegal immigrants are being relocated across the United States. Officials are using planes, trains, busses, Ubers… any mode of transportation they can find to alleviate the massive overload of illegal immigrants at the border. There's nowhere to put these individuals, and this administration refuses to turn most...

REPLAY: Joint Tele-Town Hall w/ Rep. Jeff Duncan and Rep. William Timmons

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A very special thanks to Congressman Jeff Duncan and Rep. William Timmons! The three of us hosted an incredible joint tele-town hall on April 5th, with tens of thousands of constituents joining us on the phone from back home in South Carolina. There were many great questions about inflation, illegal immigration, Ukraine, and other issues facing our country. You can catch a full replay of this even...

Upcoming Tele-Town Hall on April 5th

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Please make your calendar for Tuesday, April 5th at 6:00 PM ET for a special live telephone town hall. Joining me will be two other congressman from South Carolina, Rep. Jeff Duncan and Rep. William Timmons! During this call, we'll be discussing the important domestic issues facing our country, including rising inflation, increases in violent crime, and alarming levels of illegal immigration. We’l...

One Missed Opportunity After Another

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Did any of you watch the State of the Union earlier tonight? It was a spin job like no other. Not to beat a dead horse, but inflation is at a 40 year high under Biden's watch. His policies have enabled & encouraged more than 2 million people to illegally cross our border in the last year. Violent crime is rising. We're now $30 trillion in national debt, while he wants trillions more for climate an...

Busses, Trains, Event Taxis

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On the return flight from my most recent trip to the southern border, over half the passengers were escorted onto the plane while holding cardboard signs that read, “I don’t speak English.” Do you want to guess what that was all about? Busses, trains, even taxis have been used to relocate illegal immigrants away from the southern border. So recent news that the Biden Administration has been using ...