The U.S. government will soon owe more than the entire economy produces, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro told the Senate Budget Committee recently.

Last week Donald Trump told the Washington Post that he would eliminate the $19 trillion national debt "over a period of eight years." When some economists said that was impossible, Barry Bennett, a senior advisor to the Trump campaign, said President Trump would sell off federal lands and oil reserves to bring America back into the black.

 

A federal grand jury in Lexington, Kentucky, has handed down a multi-count indictment alleging fraud in Social Security disability payments involving a retired administrative law judge, an attorney, and a psychologist.

 

 

Trump strategist Roger Stone is claiming that Republican Party leaders are trying to "steal" the election from the New York frontrunner, and calls for Trump supporters to "persuade" delegates at the Republican National Convention to nominate Trump instead.

Have nominations been "stolen" in the past? Do the efforts of the anti-Trump forces constitute "stealing"?

The National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), the union representing over 16,500 border patrol agents across the United States, is raising an alarm concerning weak borders and crippling immigration policy. Detainees are simply being let go, and the Obama administration offers no support.

 

 

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