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UPSET: Sen. Sinema of AZ switches to Independent, closing Dems Senate majority



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Just days after Democrats officially took control over the United States Senate after Democrat Raphael Warnock beat Republican Herschel Walker in the Georgia senate seat runoff, in comes Senator Kyrsten Sinema.

Arizona Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema announced Friday that she has officially left the Democratic Party and has registered as an Independent. Sinema’s decision officially took the Democrats from a 51 to 49 majority in the Senate, to a closer 50 to 49, with Sinema as the single Independent.

Sinema made her huge announcement in an op-ed for the local media outlet Arizona Central. “I have joined the growing numbers of Arizonans who reject party politics by declaring my independence from the broken partisan system in Washington,” she stated.

The New York Post reports that “Sinema, in a separate Politico interview published Friday, said she would not caucus with the Republican Party. If that holds, Democrats could still maintain greater control in the closely divided chamber.”

Prior to the hard-fought Georgia race, Democrats had held the Senate 50-50 with Vice President Kamala Harris holding a tie-breaking vote.

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Trump, Rep Biggs: invoking the Alien Enemies Act to enable widespread deportation will ‘be necessary’



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At a recent rally in Iowa, former President Donald Trump promised that if elected again in 2024, he would invoke the Alien Enemies Act to enable widespread deportation of migrants who have illegally entered the United States. Since President Joe Biden took office in January of 2021, over 6 million people have illegally entered the country.

Republican Representative Andy Biggs from border state Arizona, which is among the states suffering the greatest consequences from the Biden administration policies, lamented that Trump’s suggestion will be “necessary.”

Speaking on the Just the News, No Noise” television show, Biggs stated “[I]t’s actually gonna have to be necessary.” Biggs then added his thoughts on how many more people will continue to cross the border under Biden: “Because by the time Trump gets back in office, you will have had over 10 million, in my opinion, over 10 million illegal aliens cross our border and come into the country, under the Biden regime.”

“And so when you start deporting people, and removing them from this country, what that does is that disincentivizes the tens of thousands of people who are coming,” Biggs went on. “And by the way, everyday down in Darién Gap, which is in Panama… over 5,000 people a day. [I] talk[ed] to one of my sources from the gap today. And I will just tell you, those people that you’ve seen come come in to Eagle Pass, over 7,000 in a three day period, most of those two weeks ago, were down crossing into the Darién Gap.”

“And those people… make their way up and they end up in the Eagle Pass [Texas], Del Rio area,” he continued. “So if you want to disincentivize them, you remove them from the country, which is why they remain in Mexico policy was so doggone effective at slowing down illegal border crossings.”

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