Sen. Blackburn, Reps. DesJarlais, Green Publicly Support President Trump’s Meritocracy-Based Immigration Reform Plan

  President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful, bold” immigration overhaul plan has at least three backers in Tennessee’s congressional delegation. U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and U.S. Reps. Dr. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN-04) and Dr. Mark Green (R-TN-07) issued statements backing the president. Trump this week rolled out a plan to “transform…

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Residents Express Concerns as Two School Directors, Not One, Draw Money from Stewart County Taxpayers

  Certain members of the Stewart County School Board waste taxpayer money by having not one but two school directors on the county payroll, says a county resident unhappy with the situation. That man, Dave Vance, told The Tennessee Star Friday that Board Chairman Billy Sexton has mishandled things. As…

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Commentary: Trump’s Immigration Plan Puts America First by Securing the Border and Emphasizing Merit

by Robert Romano   President Donald Trump on May 16 unveiled his immigration reform plan that would secure the border, place an emphasis on merit-based migration and limit family chain migration. These changes are long overdue and come after more than 50 years since immigration has been meaningfully addressed by…

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So Far During His First Term, U.S. Rep. Green Introduces Nine Pieces of Legislation

  U.S. Rep. Dr. Mark Green, a freshman legislator, has introduced nine pieces of legislation so far in his tenure, Congressional records show. The nine pieces of legislation are more than any other Republican freshman member has sponsored, records show. The average amount introduced by freshmen members is 3.3. Here…

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Todd Starnes Commentary: Eight Republicans Join Democrats to Pass All-Out Assault on Faith

by Todd Starnes   If Democrats get their way religious hospitals would be forced to perform abortions, Christian churches would be forced to host events that are contrary to the Bible’s teachings and Christian schools would be required to accommodate the preferences of transgender students regarding athletic teams and bathrooms.…

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Barr: ‘Very Unusual’ for FBI to Rely on Steele Dossier Given ‘Clear Mistakes’

by Chuck Ross   Attorney General William Barr said in an interview that aired Friday that he is investigating what role the Steele dossier played in the Russia probe, and that the salacious document had “a number of clear mistakes.” “It’s a very unusual situation to have opposition research like…

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Trump Strips California of $930 Million in High-Speed Rail Funding

by Michael Bastasch   The Trump administration will terminate its agreement with California to fund the state’s struggling high-speed rail project, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) said Thursday. In a letter to state officials, Administrator Ronald Batory said FRA would deobligate the $928.6 million set aside for the California High-Speed…

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Democrats Agree to Billions in Humanitarian Assistance for US-Mexico Border

by Jason Hopkins   Top Democrats in Congress have acquiesced to some of the administration’s request for billions in southern border aid, but the offer comes with notable limitations. As lawmakers continue to negotiate over a humanitarian relief package, Democrats have offered to include a portion of President Donald Trump’s…

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