Trump and Bush Bicker Over Immigration Comments At GOP Debate
“Jeb Bush brought the fight to Donald J. Trump, with mixed success. He noted that Mr. Trump had tried, unsuccessfully, to sway him in a push for casino gambling in Florida. He issued a forceful defense of his brother’s national security record, in response to a dig from Mr. Trump. But in an awkward exchange, Mr. Bush suggested that his wife deserved an apology from Mr. Trump over his comments on immigration. Mr. Trump declined,” says the New York Times.
5,650 Migrants Enter Croatia In One Day
“Thousands of refugees and migrants are entering Croatia using a new route into western Europe after Hungary closed its border with Serbia and its police sprayed tear gas to keep them out of the country. Croatian police said early Thursday that 5,650 migrants entered the country since Wednesday, the Associated Press reported. Authorities, who are forming a special body to deal with the surge, are taking them to refugee centers by train and bus,” writes USA Today.
O’Malley Urges Obama To Accept More Refugees
“Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley urged President Barack Obama to do more to help Syrian refugees, writing in a letter Tuesday that the U.S. needs to offer ‘more than a token increase.’ ‘I appreciate your administration’s attention to this issue, but I was disappointed to learn that the United States would accept only 10,000 Syrian refugees next year,’ O’Malley wrote. ‘We can do more than a token increase,’” reports the Associated Press.
Illegal Aliens Likely To Smuggle Heroin Says Border Patrol
“Violent drug cartels help ‘every single illegal alien’ cross the border between the U.S. and Mexico for a fee, and often the price is carrying a backpack full of heroin, according to a Border Patrol union president. ‘Every single illegal alien that comes into the country goes through the hands of a drug cartel,’ even if the immigrant doesn’t want the help, said Hector Garza. He is president of the Laredo, Texas, chapter of the National Border Patrol Council,” the Daily Caller states.