Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Jeff Flake acted as a ‘mouthpiece’ for oppressive Cuban government

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Jeff Flake acted as a ‘mouthpiece’ for oppressive Cuban government

From The Politistick At Wednesday’s White House press conference with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, FOX News’ White House Correspondent John Roberts asked Sanders about the speech made on the Senate floor by Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) during which he compared President Donald Trump to brutal, communist dictator Josef Stalin. In Flake’s obviously warped mind, Trump’s […]

Nogales CBP officers nab meth/pills from smuggler

Nogales CBP officers nab meth/pills from smuggler

By SoAzNewsX Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended a 20-year-old Nogales, Ariz. man involved in a failed attempt to smuggle nearly half a pound of methamphetamine as well as 100 capsules of tramadol on Monday. Officers working at the Morley Pedestrian crossing referred the man for secondary inspection when he […]

ICYMI: McSally enters Senate race to replace Jeff Flake

ICYMI: McSally enters Senate race to replace Jeff Flake

By Ariana Bustos and Chris McCrory / Cronkite News Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, announced her bid for Senate Friday, immediately becoming the frontrunner in a crowded Republican primary field whose winner is expected to face an unusually tough Democratic challenge this fall. McSally’s candidacy comes just days after former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s unexpected announcement […]

EPA concludes Rosemont Copper Mine fails to meet regulatory requirements needed for Clean Water Act permit

EPA concludes Rosemont Copper Mine fails to meet regulatory requirements needed for Clean Water Act permit

From Rosemont Mine Truth The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently notified the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals’ environmental mitigation plan for the proposed $1.9 billion Rosemont Copper Mine fails to address its impacts to southern Arizona’s water resources and fails to meet regulatory requirements under the Clean Water Act. Hudbay’s 859-page mitigation […]

Joe Arpaio surges to second in Arizona GOP race: Poll

Joe Arpaio surges to second in Arizona GOP race: Poll

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s entry into the Arizona Senate race is splitting conservatives, according to the latest polling. Mr. Arpaio, who announced his bid Tuesday, leaped into second place in the GOP primary race, while Rep. Martha McSally, who is expected to announce her campaign later this week, is now the leader. Former […]

Agents tell panel it will take more than a wall to fully secure border

Agents tell panel it will take more than a wall to fully secure border

By Ariana Bustos / Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Frontline border agents told a House panel Tuesday that a wall is just one thing needed to secure the border, saying they also need better technology, more officers and better incentives to attract and keep agents. The officials from the unions representing Border Patrol and Customs and Border […]

Illegal immigration up again in December; back to Obama levels

Illegal immigration up again in December; back to Obama levels

From The Westerner Blog Illegal immigration at the southwest border ticked up again in December, according to the latest numbers released Tuesday that showed an increasing flow of people showing up at the ports of entry demanding to be admitted. Actual arrests by the Border Patrol dropped slightly in December, but the number of people […]

Smuggler caught with more than $64k in marijuana

Smuggler caught with more than $64k in marijuana

By SoAzNewsX Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville arrested a 35-year-old Phoenix man Sunday afternoon after finding almost 129 pounds of marijuana, worth in excess of $64,000, in his Chevy truck. Officers referred the man for a secondary inspection of his vehicle when he applied to return to the United States. […]

Gov. Ducey calls for unity during State Of The State address

Gov. Ducey calls for unity during State Of The State address

By SoAzNewsX During his State of the State address Monday, Governor Doug Ducey called on state leaders to come together to advance common policy goals. Whether it’s the opioid epidemic, increasing education funding, helping our most vulnerable citizens, protecting public safety, expanding economic opportunity, or securing Arizona’s water future – the governor invited legislators to join him […]