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Remember Pearl Harbor

Remember Pearl Harbor

By Citizens Journal Staff This is the 78th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. It was the worst attack on US territory since the War of 1812. The USA was caught largely unprepared for this, although some prudent steps had been taken to strengthen military forces in the preceding […]

‘Every Day Heroes’: ICE Completed A Record-Breaking Year Of Criminal Arrests

‘Every Day Heroes’: ICE Completed A Record-Breaking Year Of Criminal Arrests

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER Immigration and Customs Enforcement released its criminal arrest record for the fiscal 2019 year, which ended Sept. 30, and touted its record-breaking numbers.  Homeland Security Investigations, the investigative unit of the agency, netted a total of 37,547 arrests, including apprehensions related to human smuggling, human trafficking, narcotics, child sexual exploitation, […]

Border Agents Freed Up for Patrol as Asylum Changes Take Effect

Border Agents Freed Up for Patrol as Asylum Changes Take Effect

BY CHARLOTTE CUTHBERTSON   YUMA, Ariz.—Border agents in Yuma are back on patrol after months of being inundated with floods of illegal immigrants that peaked in May. The illegal traffic in the Yuma sector almost tripled in fiscal 2019 with more than 68,000 aliens apprehended. Agents arrested some 450 people per day in May. The sector’s […]

Whether Superfund Law Bars Landowner Lawsuits Tested

Whether Superfund Law Bars Landowner Lawsuits Tested

BY MATTHEW VADUM WASHINGTON—Federal law bars Montana landowners from suing for damages to restore a polluted copper-smelting site to pristine, pre-smelting condition, which is beyond the current goal of the federal Superfund program that governs the remediation project, the Supreme Court heard Dec. 3. The litigation is important because any decision the high court renders could give landowners […]

Winter Storms Expected to Bring Snow Across US

Winter Storms Expected to Bring Snow Across US

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Winter storms are expected to drop snow across the United States over the weekend, with winter storm watches in effect in a number of states. In the west, Oregon was set to see several inches of snow before a storm moved into Idaho, dropping up to seven inches. Portions of Montana, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming […]

Hong Kong Protesters Gather On Thanksgiving After Trump Signs Pro-Democracy Legislation

Hong Kong Protesters Gather On Thanksgiving After Trump Signs Pro-Democracy Legislation

  AMBER ATHEY WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT . Pro-democracy protesters gathered in Hong Kong on Thanksgiving to show their gratitude to President Donald Trump after he signed legislation in their favor. Trump signed two bills into law on Wednesday that provide support for the protesters in Hong Kong and threaten economic consequences against China. On Thursday, demonstrators showed their appreciation to […]

Trump Makes Surprise Visit To Troops In Afghanistan On Thanksgiving

Trump Makes Surprise Visit To Troops In Afghanistan On Thanksgiving

  AMBER ATHEY WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT . President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Thanksgiving, serving a turkey dinner to the American troops stationed overseas. The trip comes about one year after he made a similar unannounced visit to service-members in Iraq, his first to an active war zone. The president was previously […]

Chick-fil-A Backs Away From Chick-fil-A Volunteer’s 2017 Donation To The Southern Poverty Law Center

Chick-fil-A Backs Away From Chick-fil-A Volunteer’s 2017 Donation To The Southern Poverty Law Center

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Chick-fil-A faced backlash earlier in November for ceasing donations to some Christian charities critiqued by LGBTQ groups. The organization has come under fire again for a 2017 donation to the SPLC. The SPLC is a publicly anti-Christian organization that tracks “hate groups” in the United States. Chick-fil-A came […]

President Trump Puts Jared Kushner In Charge Of Border Wall Construction: Report

President Trump Puts Jared Kushner In Charge Of Border Wall Construction: Report

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The president reportedly tapped his son-in-law Jared Kushner to lead the administration’s effort to complete hundreds of miles of border wall before the end of 2020. President Donald Trump, frustrated over a lack of progress, tapped Kushner, a White House senior adviser, to expedite work on the U.S.-Mexico border […]

FACT CHECK: Are Border Apprehensions Down 70% Since May, as Trump Says?

FACT CHECK: Are Border Apprehensions Down 70% Since May, as Trump Says?

  Brad Sylvester | Fact Check Reporter During a Nov. 14 campaign rally in Bossier City, Louisiana, President Donald Trump said, “We have successfully reduced illegal crossings by more than 70% since May.” WATCH: “We just released brand new border numbers today showing that we have successfully reduced illegal crossings by more than 70% since May.” […]

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