Liz Sheld

About Liz Sheld

Liz Sheld is a veteran political strategist and pollster who has worked on campaigns and public interest affairs. She has written at Breitbart and The Federalist, as well as at PJ Media, where she currently writes "The Morning Briefing." In her spare time, she shoots sporting clays and watches documentaries.

#Resistance Bureaucrats Slow Walk Trump Order to Cut Off Central American Aid

According to a new report, unelected bureaucrats are slow walking President Trump's directive to cut off aid to Central American countries. Trump left many top-ranking officials stunned when he announced during a weekend trip in March to his Mar-a-Lago resort that he was cutting off aid as illegal immigration from the three countries surges. The

By | 2019-05-16T07:35:35-07:00 May 16th, 2019|

TSA to Send Hundreds of Personnel to Assist at Southern Border

According to a new report, hundreds of TSA personnel are being redirected to the southern border to help out with the migrant crisis during the summer months. The Transportation Security Administration acknowledged in an internal email obtained by CNN that the move carries “some risk” of depleted resources in aviation security. As many as 175

By | 2019-05-15T06:52:09-07:00 May 15th, 2019|

ICE Discovers Immigration-Marriage Fraud Scheme

A Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services investigation has discovered a marriage fraud operation headquartered in Vietnam and Houston. Ninety-six people were in indicted and 50 were arrested in connection with the racket. The plan is described as "a criminal operation that enabled numerous foreign nationals to fraudulently obtain legal immigration status in

By | 2019-05-14T06:52:15-07:00 May 14th, 2019|

Ex-DHSers Blocked Trump Plans to Deport Migrants

Former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and immigration official Ronald Vitiello blocked a White House plan for a large 10-city raid to deport thousands of migrants here illegally, according to the Washington Post. According to seven current and former Department of Homeland Security officials, the administration wanted to target the crush of families that had crossed

By | 2019-05-14T05:59:01-07:00 May 14th, 2019|

Bright Idea: States Fight Trump Rollback of Obama Light Bulb Standards

Who doesn't wake up every single day thankful that the federal government regulates the country's light bulb use? The Hill reports that states are fighting the Trump administration's plans to get rid of Obama era light bulb efficiency regulations. Washington and Colorado passed bills this month designed to backstop the Obama-era standards if DOE proceeds

By | 2019-05-13T08:14:02-07:00 May 13th, 2019|

Senator Lindsay Graham to Introduce Immigration Bill

Senate Judiciary Chair Lindsay Graham announced on Sunday that he will introduce an immigration bill this week that will overhaul U.S. immigration system. "We're going to change the asylum law, that you have to apply in the country where you live, or in Mexico," Graham said. "We're going to stop Central American applications being made

By | 2019-05-13T05:50:03-07:00 May 13th, 2019|

California Budget Takes a Hit from Weak Marijuana Sales

California's nascent marijuana is not performing as expected, hitting the state right in the budget. State budget documents released Thursday show the Newsom administration is sharply scaling back what it expects to collect in cannabis tax revenue through June 2020—in all, a $223 million cut from projections just four months ago. The reduced income for

By | 2019-05-11T09:06:49-07:00 May 10th, 2019|

Pence: Admin Will Seek to End District Courts’ Nationwide Injunctions

Veep Pence announced yesterday that the Trump admin is looking to put a stop to one of the #resistance crowd's favorite tools: using a district court to shut down a national policy. The #resistance seeks out an injunction against a disfavored policy by forum shopping for a liberal activist judge to intervene and immediately the

By | 2019-05-09T06:38:28-07:00 May 9th, 2019|

Appeals Court Rules for Trump Admin on ‘Wait in Mexico’ Policy

Tuesday evening, a federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration can require non-Mexican nationals to wait in Mexico while their immigration claims are resolved. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit cited different reasons for permitting the “remain in Mexico” initiative to move forward after a lower court

By | 2019-05-08T06:09:09-07:00 May 8th, 2019|