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Georgia GOP Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill that prohibits large cuts to police budgets in a move against the “defund the police” movement.

The legislation stops cities and counties in the state from reducing their law enforcement budgets by more than 5% in one year or over the course of five years, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“Radical movements like the ‘defund the police’ movement seek to vilify the men and women who leave their families every day and put their lives on the line to protect all Georgians,” Kemp said Friday as he signed the bill.

The signing of the law comes after months of protests against the police and calls by Democrat politicians such as Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York, and Ilhan Omar, Minnesota, to defund police forces across the country.

“This far-left movement will endanger our communities and our law enforcement officers and leave our most vulnerable at risk,” Kemp said.

The bill will also require local governments that want to cut a police budget by more than 5% to hold public hearings to discuss the change. The only exemptions of the bill include places with fewer than 25 officers or low revenue.

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GOP Introduces Resolution To Remove Kamala Harris From Role As Border Czar: “A nation without borders is no nation at all”

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Republican Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson made a big move and introduced a resolution calling for Vice President Kamala Harris to be removed from her position as border czar. The resolution has 26 co-sponsors.

Jackson said: “Instead of working for the American people, Kamala Harris has worked against us by ignoring her responsibilities as Border Czar. Rather than doing her job, Harris sits back and watches as illegal immigration skyrockets, countless people at home and abroad are victimized by drug and human trafficking, and CBP officers are left without resources or support from the Biden Administration.

“Make no mistake – Harris’ approach is by design, and she must be stopped. It is past time for Joe Biden to remove her from the Border Czar role and appoint someone who will put Americans’ interests first. A nation without borders is no nation at all.

“We need a real leader at the helm who will secure our southern border, and, in-turn, our country’s bright future.

“A single canned photo op and pointless foreign trips to Northern Triangle countries on the taxpayers’ dime are not cutting it.

“I urge Speaker Pelosi to bring my resolution to the House Floor immediately, for the American peoples’ sake.

The resolution says:

“Resolved, that the House of Representatives urges the Biden administration to remove Vice President Kamala Harris as the head of any executive branch task force or strategy relating to immigration.

“Appoint an experienced and competent leader to replace Vice President Kamala Harris as the head of the Biden administration’s strategy to address the root causes of migration.

“Recognize that border security is national security.

“Immediately provide U.S. Customs and Bor-5der Protection with the adequate support and resources to do their job effectively and adequately.

“Take action to protect American communities from fentanyl.

“And stop allowing politics in Washington to cloud their judgment regarding policies implemented at our southern border,” the resolution says.

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[VIDEO] ‘You Can’t Blame The Trump Admin For Your Failure’: GOP Rep Blames Biden Admin For Taliban Takeover

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Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) questions Sec. of State Antony Blinken about the US withdrawal from Afghanistan during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Monday.

GOP Rep Blames Biden Admin For Taliban Takeover.

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Former GOP Congressional Candidate, Army Veteran Found Dead

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Kyle Van de Water, who was running for Congress as a Republican in New York a few months ago, has tragically been found dead.

Authorities reportedly found Van de Water dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.

Police are now calling the death a “suicide”.

Van de Water ran for Congress as a Republican in New York against Democratic incumbent Antonio Delgado, and announced in July he was planning to run again.

However, just a few days ago, Van de Water pulled out of his plans, saying that he could no longer focus on running.

“Circumstances in my life have changed and I am no longer able to give 110% towards this endeavor,” he wrote in a series of tweets.

I HAVE BEEN TRULY HUMBLED BY AND WILL BE FOREVER GRATEFUL FOR ALL OF THE SUPPORT I HAVE RECEIVED THESE PAST FEW YEARS. IT HAS BEEN AN HONOR GETTING TO MEET SO MANY OF YOU AS I TRAVELED ACROSS THE DISTRICT.

— KYLE VAN DE WATER (@KYLE4CONGRESS) AUGUST 27, 2021

FOR THE GOOD OF THE PARTY, AND THE DISTRICT, I HAVE DECIDED TO WITHDRAW MY CANDIDACY. I LOOK FORWARD TO VIGOROUSLY AND ENTHUSIASTICALLY SUPPORTING THE GOP CANDIDATE IN 2022.

— KYLE VAN DE WATER (@KYLE4CONGRESS) AUGUST 27, 2021

“He was a war hero who put his life and well-being on the line for his country,” Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro said of Van De Water. “We owe him, his family, and all of our brave servicemen and women everything for the sacrifices they have made.”

Delgado shared a statement Tuesday saying, “My heart breaks for Kyle, and his beautiful family. We shared a number of conversations about family and country, and I walked away from each one knowing that he had a profound love for both.”

“Kyle’s death is tragically felt not only on an individual level, but also nationally, as far too many veterans across our country are going without the support and care that their service to our great land undoubtedly necessitates,” Delgado said.

“We can and must do better. May God rest Kyle’s soul. And may God bless his family,” he added.

MAY GOD REST KYLE’S SOUL. AND MAY GOD BLESS HIS FAMILY. PIC.TWITTER.COM/5BRIW5CESM

— CONGRESSMAN ANTONIO DELGADO (@REPDELGADO) SEPTEMBER 7, 2021

Republican Tina Forte, who is running against New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the 2022 midterm election, tweeted about Van De Water.

“My prayers go out to the family of Afghanistan war veteran & former NY congressional candidate,
Kyle Van De Water. There are far too many veterans who feel helpless & alone & don’t receive the mental care they require after serving our country. Flag of United States Broken heart,” Forte wrote.

MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE FAMILY OF AFGHANISTAN WAR VETERAN & FORMER NY CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE,
KYLE VAN DE WATER. THERE ARE FAR TOO MANY VETERANS WHO FEEL HELPLESS & ALONE & DON’T RECEIVE THE MENTAL CARE THEY REQUIRE AFTER SERVING OUR COUNTRY.  

— TINA FORTE FOR CONGRESS (NY-14) (@TINA4CONGRESS) SEPTEMBER 8, 2021

The official Twitter account for the New York GOP also spoke highly of Kyle Van De Water.

“We are deeply saddened to learn of Kyle’s untimely passing. He was an American hero and soldier whose selfless service in the Army will never be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this incredibly difficult time,” the account tweeted.

WE ARE DEEPLY SADDENED TO LEARN OF KYLE’S UNTIMELY PASSING. HE WAS AN AMERICAN HERO AND SOLDIER WHOSE SELFLESS SERVICE IN THE ARMY WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH HIS FAMILY AND LOVED ONES DURING THIS INCREDIBLY DIFFICULT TIME.HTTPS://T.CO/CGCFJSAYAS

— NEW YORK GOP (@NEWYORKGOP) SEPTEMBER 8, 2021

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