IMMIGRATION // President Trump is expected to visit the Department of Homeland Security today and sign an executive order directing funds for a construction of a border wall on the Southern border with Mexico. http://cvote.it/2kgBhqx
PRO-LIFE// The House of Representatives passed the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, 238-183. President Trump issued a statement saying he will sign the legislation, if it passes the Senate. http://cvote.it/2kfQdVI
FOREIGN POLICY // The Senate confirmed Gov. Nikki Haley, R-SC, as the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, 96-4. http://cvote.it/2kfSWyL
ENERGY // President Trump signed an order approving the Keystone and Dakota pipelines. He also stated that American steel be used in its construction. During the Obama administration, the State Department reviewed the Keystone XL project multiple times and concluded that the pipeline would pose negligible environmental risk. The approval of the pipeline construction could generate as many as 28,000 new construction jobs. http://cvote.it/2j2PeLX
QUOTE OF THE WEEK // “What Trump’s enemies failed to grasp was that he wasn’t winning because of the crazy things he was saying, but because of the phony outrage and affected condescension it provoked. Many people empathized with Trump for enduring the contempt that he deliberately brought against himself.” -David Ernst, “Donald Trump Is The First President To Turn Postmodernism Against Itself” http://cvote.it/2j3fh5w
SUPREME COURT // Donald Trump said he is finalizing his decision on who to nominate for the Supreme Court: “We’ll announce it sometime next week.” http://cvote.it/2j2Vjb8
PRO-LIFE // Washington DC’s subway system Metro will be adding trains on Friday for large crowds expected to attend annual March for Life in D.C. http://cvote.it/2kgkOm5
WORD OF THE DAY // Entitlement – An entitlement is a government program guaranteeing access to some benefit by members of a specific group (either age or disability) and based on established rights or by legislation.
DEFUND PP // Planned Parenthood claims that women depend on them for prenatal care. But the pro-life group Live Action contacted all 41 Planned Parenthood affiliates where undercover recording is permitted by state law, and only 5 facilities out of 97 said they provided prenatal care. WATCH: http://cvote.it/2kgMO9e
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