Trump sides with conservatives on shutdown messaging

President Trump ‘s surprise move to threaten a government shutdown if Congress fails to fund his border wall shows he is embracing the hardline messaging of the House Freedom Caucus and not the more careful approach of GOP leaders ahead of the midterms. The threats appeal to Trump’s base, and could energize...

ICE Agents Blast Portland Mayor For Siding With Abolish ICE Protesters, ‘Creating a Zone of Terror and Lawlessness’

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents blasted Portland’s mayor, Ted Wheeler, for not only encouraging Occupy ICE protesters to keep demonstrating, but also ordering police to stand down. In a cease-and-desist letter sent to the city on Monday, which says Wheeler’s order “created a zone of terror and lawlessness,” agency employees argued...