TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Monday, July 14, 2014
Chicago Residents Hammer Obama on Immigration Spending, Plead for Help
A group of protesters in Chicago called for action and heavily criticized President Obama for ignoring the high rates of violent crime in the city while spending billions of dollars to deal with an influx of illegal child immigrants into the U.S. “Do something for our children,” said one of the protesters, in a video posted at the blog Rebel Pundit. “Have the same love for these young young people like you got for the ones across the border, and you want to save them.” “With the president setting aside all of these funds for immigrants, and forsaking the African American community and African American families, I think that’s a disgrace,” said another man attending the rally, which was held in front of the Chicago police department.
People are standing up for the rule of law – and yes, there’s video with this piece!
Nebraska Gov, Illinois Senator Say White House Sending Illegal Immigrant Children To Their States Without Notice
Elected officials in two states far from the U.S.-Mexico border have claimed that the Obama administration has resettled hundreds of unaccompanied illegal immigrant children without adequate notice and has refused to detail the exact locations where the children are being kept. Fox News has learned that 748 unaccompanied minors have been transferred from areas near the border to the Chicago area. Of the original group of 748 kids, 319 have been placed with family members or sponsors while they await an immigration hearing. The other 429 have been placed in facilities run by the Heartland Alliance, a nonprofit organization that receives grants from the Department of Health and Human Services.
The administration is becoming more audacious every day. Where is it going to end?
Another Federal Judge Orders IRS To Produce Signed Affidavits Explaining Its Actions in Targeting Scandal
U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton has given IRS officials only five workdays to produce a signed affidavit explaining why Lois Lerner‘s computer hard drive “cannot be identified and preserved.” Walton’s ruling was issued late Friday following two hours of detailed questioning of IRS officials concerning a motion by the nonprofit, True the Vote. The nonprofit was one of hundreds of Tea Party and conservative nonprofit applicants targeted by the IRS for illegal harassment during the 2010 and 2012 campaigns. The group filed a civil lawsuit against the IRS earlier this year and is now seeking the court’s approval of an independent forensic expert selected by True the Vote. The expert would assess the IRS explanation for a computer hard drive crash that allegedly destroyed emails to and from Lerner and six colleagues to individuals at other federal agencies and outside of the government.
Looks like this court isn’t buying the “lost” email narrative either. Read the full story.