Monthly Archives: June 2019

President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Sunday, June 23, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will return to the White House from Camp David on Sunday. Marine One (HMX-1) lands on the South Lawn of the White House(photo: White House) While neither the president or White House staff have announced the exact reason for the Camp David visit, Trump did drop hints that it was to meet on ...

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DOD Commemorates Founding of POW/MIA Advocacy Group

By C. Todd Lopez – As the National League of POW/MIA Families enters its 50th year, Defense Department leadership recognized the work they do to help DOD and the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency locate those service men and women who have gone missing as a result of serving their nation in the military. In the Pentagon courtyard yesterday, Kelly McKeague, ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Saturday, June 22, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will head to Camp David on Saturday. The White House has not yet announced what the purpose of the visit is or who might be going with him. Past trips to the retreat have been to formulate campaign and legislative strategies. Keep up with Trump on CDN’s President’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule ...

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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $157K of Methamphetamine

By R. Mitchell – TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers at the Port of Nogales seized just more than 52 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday. Officers discovered the drugs within the dashboard of a smuggling vehicle CBP Officers at the Mariposa Crossing referred a 22-year-old Tucson man for further inspection of his Buick SUV ...

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Watch: President Trump Participates in White House Congressional Picnic

By R. Mitchell – President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence opened the 2019 White House Congressional Picnic Friday evening. Watch: Content created by Conservative Daily News and some content syndicated through CDN is available for re-publication without charge under the Creative Commons license. Visit our syndication page for details and requirements. Watch: President ...

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CBP and Cisco Collaboration Results in $626,880 in Seized Counterfeit Goods at JFK

By R. Mitchell – NEW YORK — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Cisco Systems partnered on an operation resulting in the seizure of counterfeit electronics entering the United States March 12. The operation was part of continued collaboration efforts with Cisco that began in 2018. The partnership developed and deployed eight barcode scanners to four ports and provided secured ...

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Trump: I Canceled the Iran Attack Because it Was ‘Not Proportionate’

By R. Mitchell – The White House canceled a planned attack on multiple Iranian sites Thursday night because President Trump decided that the carnage would be disproportionate to Iran’s destruction of an unmanned drone. “On Monday they shot down an unmanned drone flying in International Waters. We were cocked & loaded to retaliate last night on 3 different sights when ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, June 21, 2019

By R. Mitchell – President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community then have lunch with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Later, the president and first lady will receive a briefing on the 2019 hurricane season then attend a Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn. Keep up with Trump on CDN’s President’s Schedule Page. ...

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Iran Shoots Down U.S. Global Hawk Operating in International Airspace

By Jim Garamone – Defense officials announced today that Iran shot down an unmanned Navy RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance aircraft, escalating an already tense situation in the Strait of Hormuz. Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph T. Guastella Jr., the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, said the Iranian action “was an unprovoked attack on a U.S. surveillance asset that ...

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United Launch Alliance Announces K-12 Student Rocket Launch Payloads

By Duncan Idaho – Hands-on STEM Project Culminates with Launch on 50thAnniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing Centennial, Colo., (June 20, 2019) — United Launch Alliance (ULA) has selected K-12 student “payloads” to launch atop its intern-built sport rocket at this summer’s Student Rocket Launch. The event, sponsored by ULA and Ball Aerospace, offers a unique, hands-on science, technology, engineering ...

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Del Rio Border Patrol Sector Arrests Over 180 Haitians in One Week

By R. Mitchell – Del Rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Del Rio Station have arrested a group of Haitian nationals every day this past last week, totaling over 180 people. “Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents have apprehended immigrants from 44 countries around the world,” said Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Raul L. Ortiz. ...

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Airlines see more complaints, delays, late arrivals and mishandled luggage in April

By R. Mitchell – WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its June 2019 Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR) on reporting marketing and operating air carrier data compiled for the month of April 2019. April On-Time Performance In April 2019, reporting marketing carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 79.8%, down from both the 80.9% on-time rate in March ...

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Large Group of Illegal Aliens Apprehended in Laredo Sector

By R. Mitchell – LAREDO, TEXAS –A multi-agency search and rescue incident took place involving Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville and Freer Stations, south of Freer, Texas. The incident happened on June 18 at around 3:30 p.m., with temperatures reaching over 100 degrees, when agents responded to a report of a dump truck broken down approximately ...

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Syrian Refugee Arrested on Terrorism Charges After Planning Attack on Christian Church

By R. Mitchell – Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was arrested today based on a federal complaint charging him with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization, and two counts of distributing information relating to an explosive, destructive device, ...

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First Panels for the New Tecate Border Wall Project Installed

By R. Mitchell – TECATE, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), began construction on June 11, 2018, of approximately 15 miles of new border wall system in place of dilapidated and outdated designs in the state of California within U.S. Border Patrol’s (USBP) San Diego and El Centro ...

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