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1. Judge Blocks Trump Effort to Withhold Money From Sanctuary Cities

A federal judge temporarily blocked a key portion of an immigration-related executive order Donald Trump signed in January that would allow the federal government to withhold funding from sanctuary cities. – READ MORE

2. Chaffetz Says Michael Flynn May Have Broken The Law In Foreign Money Case

Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn may have broken the law by failing to disclose payments he received from foreign governments on his application for a security clearance, the top two members of the House Oversight Committee said on Tuesday. – READ MORE

3. Ted Cruz Calls for $14 Billion Seized from ‘El Chapo’ to Fund Border Wall

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced a bill calling for the use of $14 billion seized from cartel drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to be used to pay for the President’s border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. – READ MORE

4. Busted Poverty Warrior Maxine Waters’ Plush $4.5 Million LA Mansion: Indoor Swimming Pool; Outdoor Gates & Walls

How can a member of Congress afford a $4.5 million Los Angeles mansion that takes up half a city block in one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the country? Ask Maxine Waters. Ask her about her other two homes as well, worth another approximate $850,000 to $1.1 million. Savvy real estate acquisitions for a public servant with a $174,000 House of Representatives salary. Whoops, almost left out Maxine’s time share property in Palm Springs, CA. Add that to her list. – READ MORE

5. Trump on Holocaust Deniers: They’re ‘An Accomplice to This Horrible Evil’ (VIDEO)

President Trump castigated Holocaust deniers during remarks Tuesday commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day, saying they are an “accomplice” to the mass slaughter. – READ MORE

6. DOJ: Court Decision Does Not Stop Effort To Cut Funds From Sanctuary Cities

The Department of Justice is not worried about a federal court decision Tuesday that temporarily blocks enforcement of Trump’s executive order that targeted federal funding of “sanctuary cities.” – READ MORE

7. Speaker Paul Ryan’s Approval Rating Plummets as He Fails to Deliver for President Trump

A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Monday found growing disapproval of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. – READ MORE

8. Al Gore’s New Group Demands $15 Trillion To Fight Global Warming

A group of executives who want to fight global warming has published a new report calling for countries to spend up to $600 billion a year over the next two decades to boost green energy deployment and energy efficiency equipment. – READ MORE

9. Mexican Foreign Minister: Construction Of Border Wall Is A ‘Hostile’ Act

The Mexican Foreign Minister said Tuesday that construction of a border wall separating the U.S. and Mexico is a “hostile” act. – READ MORE

10. ESPN to Cut 100 On-Air Personalities

The sports network’s layoffs have reportedly been coming for weeks, but the number of on-air anchors, radio hosts and writers being laid off is larger than originally expected. The network plans to notify all those being laid off today, if possible. – READ MORE

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