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Conservative Leaders To GOP Congress: Build The Wall, Defend American Sovereignty

The Conservative Action Project yesterday released the following Memo for the Movement entitled "America’s National Sovereignty Threatened: Congress must fund a Wall that secures our Southern Border." We urge CHQ readers and friends to contact their Senators and Representatives today to tell them not to waste the Lame Duck. This is the last opportunity Republicans have to fund the Wall before radical Far-Left Democrats takeover the House and impose gridlock on President Trump’s conservative agenda. The toll-free Capitol McConnell Wall FundingSwitchboard is (1-866-220-0044) call TODAY.

December 4, 2018

Washington, DC

As the southern border continues to be overwhelmed by migrants seeking illegal entry into the United States, we urge Congress to finally address this issue in their end of year funding measure.

In their legislation, Congress must address three critical areas.

Provide a minimum of $5 billion for President Trump’s border wall. Unlike the $1.6 billion that Congress passed in March, these funds must allow the president to actually engage in new construction and planning. To be clear, funds that merely allow for repairs, planning or pedestrian fencing—and do not allow for new construction of President Trump’s wall prototypes—do not constitute funding a border wall.

Provide more funds for the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. The U.S. border patrol is facing continued and growing illegal crossings, with over 50,000 apprehensions this fiscal year alone. As current events have demonstrated, adequate funding for both manpower and resources are critical to the safety and security at the border, but also to our national sovereignty. Our legal immigration system, the rule of law, and the nature of U.S. citizenship is at risk if we do not control the flow of illegal immigration by securing the border.

Provide funds for more judges at the border. Under President Obama, the legal threshold for claiming asylum was lowered to one of “credible fear.” As a result, asylum cases have shot upward, many times taking years to process. In the meantime, illegal entrants claiming asylum are released into the interior of the country, where they await legal proceedings for which they may or may not show up. More judges at the border will allow for faster processing times, allowing genuine asylum claims to be identified and prioritized and inadequate asylum claims to be efficiently handled.

President Trump is using all of his authorities to address this crisis at the border. But only Congress can fund and execute on critical policies like a border wall, resourcing for Customs and Border Patrol, and an increased number of judges. We urge them to act on these three issues before they adjourn for the year.

The Honorable Edwin Meese III
Attorney General
President Ronald Reagan (1985-1988)

Alfred S. Regnery
Chairman, Conservative Action Project
Chairman, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund

The Honorable Becky Norton Dunlop
White House Advisor
President Ronald Reagan (1981-1985)

The Honorable Jim DeMint
Member, South Carolina
United States Senate (2005-2013)

Jenny Beth Martin
Chairman
Tea Party Patriots Citizen Fund

Marjorie Dannenfelser
President
Susan B. Anthony List

William L. Walton
Chairman
CNP Action, Inc.

Ed Corrigan
Vice Chairman, Conservative Action Project
Executive Director, Senate Steering Committee (2003-2012)

Rachel Bovard
Policy Director
Senate Steering Committee (2014-2015)

The Honorable Colin A. Hanna
President
Let Freedom Ring, Inc.

Tom McClusky
President
March for Life Action

Noah Wall
Vice President of Advocacy
FreedomWorks

Penny Young Nance
President & CEO
Concerned Women for America

Lisa B. Nelson
Chief Executive Officer
American Legislative Exchange Council

Cleta Mitchell, Esq.
Partner
Foley & Lardner LLP

The Honorable T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr.
Chief Domestic Advisor
President Ronald Reagan (1987-1988)

The Honorable J. Kenneth Blackwell
Chairman
Constitutional Congress, Inc.

Wesley Denton
Communications Director
Senator Jim DeMint (SC) (2005-2013)

The Honorable Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II
President
Senate Conservatives Fund

Ginni Thomas
President
Liberty Consulting, Inc.

Jessica Anderson
Vice President
Heritage Action for America

Adam Brandon
President
FreedomWorks

The Honorable Bob McEwen
Former Member, Ohio
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Tony Perkins
President, Family Research Council
President, Council for National Policy

Matt Schlapp
Chairman
American Conservative Union (ACU)

Thomas Fitton
President
Judicial Watch, Inc.

Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin (Ret.)
Executive Vice President
Family Research Council

Tiffany Roberts
Vice President
Defiance Press & Publishing

Mark Fitzgibbons
President of Corporate Affairs
American Target Advertising, Inc.

Andrew D. Graham, Esq.
Executive Director for Policy and Education & Senior Fellow
First Liberty Institute

Sean Noble
President
American Encore

George Nesterczuk
President
Nesterczuk and Associates

The Honorable Gary L. Bauer
President
American Values

Tim LeFever
Chairman
Capitol Resource Institute

Ximena Barreto
Communications Director
Frontiers of Freedom

Bob Carlstrom
President
The Carlstrom Group, LLC

Dan Weber
Founder & President
Association of Mature American Citizens

David Roberts
CEO
Defiance Press & Publishing

Bob Adams
President
Revive America PAC

The Honorable Terrence Scanlon
Retired Chairman and President
Capital Research Center

The Honorable Donald J. Devine
Senior Scholar
The Fund for American Studies

Kathleen Alva Patten
President & CEO
American Target Advertising

Mario Navarro da Costa
Director, Washington Bureau
Tradition, Family, Property

Kay R. Daly
President
Coalition for a Fair Judiciary

William W. Pascoe, III
Board Member
Tea Party Patriots Action

Melvin Adams
Former President
Renewanation

C. Preston Noell III
President
Tradition, Family, Property, Inc.

George S. Dunlop
Owner
Windy Notch Farm

Chad Connelly
President
Faith Wins

Dean Nelson
National Outreach Director
Human Coalition

Ralph Benko
Political Columnist

Rod D. Martin
Founder and CEO
The Martin Organization, Inc.

Sherri R. Martin
Executive Vice President
The Martin Organization, Inc.

Haley E. Martin
President
The Martin Foundation

Nicholas Stehle
Campaign for the American Future

Shawn A. Mitchell
Former National Chaplain
National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NFRA)

Jerry Melvin
Former Dean
Florida House of Representatives

Quin Hillyer
Veteran conservative columnist

Craig Shirley
Presidential Historian
Reagan Biographer

Jenna Ellis
Director of Public Policy
James Dobson Family Institute

Benjamin R. Case
CEO
Focused On Fundraising

Jeremy Cerone
CEO
EliteSafe Inc.

Judson Phillips
Founder
Tea Party Nation

Ed Martin
President
Phyllis Schlafly Eagles

Rebekah Gantner
Executive Director
Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund

Floyd Brown
Chairman
America Fighting Back

Rebecca Hagelin
Secretary
Council for National Policy

Andresen Blom
President
Hawaiian Values

Malcolm Morris
Chairman
Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Clare M. Lopez
Vice President for Research & Analysis
Center for Security Policy

Amy Kremer
Chair
Women for Trump

Jeff Hunt
Director
Centennial Institute

Curt Levey
President
Committee for Justice

Kelly Shackelford
President/CEO
First Liberty Institute

William Shaker
CEO
Washington Marketing Group

Seton Motley
President
Less Government

Susan A. Carleson
Chairman/CEO
American Civil Rights Union

The Honorable George K. Rasley Jr.
Managing Editor
conservativehq.com

James L. Martin
Founder/Chairman
60 Plus Association

Saulius “Saul” Anuzis
President
60 Plus Association

Caroline C. Lewis
Owner
Percipio Communications

Alan P. Dye
Partner
Webster, Chamberlain & Bean

John F. Tate
President
America’s Liberty PAC

Craig Dance
CEO/President
Champion Coach Inc.

Steve Berger
Pastor
Grace Chapel

Brian S. Brown
President
National Organization for Marriage

Richard H. Wright
CEO
AAndrews consulting

Trent England
Executive Vice President & Fellow
Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

Robert Alt
President & CEO
The Buckeye Institute

Sandra S. Froman
Treasurer
Council for National Policy

Lew Uhler
President
National Tax Limitation Committee

The Honorable Diana Denman
Presidential Appointee
President Ronald Reagan

J. Christian Adams
President
Public Interest Legal Foundation

The Honorable Mike Spence
Founding President
Conservative Republicans of California

Richard D. Hayes
Partner
Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP

Dr. Wm. Scott Magill
Executive Director
Veterans in Defense of Liberty™

Roy S. Moore
President
Foundation for Moral Law

Bob Williamson
Founder/Chairman/CEO
The Jesus Alliance

The Honorable Jake Hoffman
President
Rally Forge

Ellen Grigsby
Director of Institutional Partnerships
Open Doors USA

Sal Russo
Co-Founder and Chief Strategist
Tea Party Express

Allen Hebert
President and Chairman
American-Chinese Fellowship of Houston

The Honorable Belden Bell
Co-Chair Legacy Society
The Heritage Foundation

Richardson Gano Scurry
Co-Founder
The Bible Literacy Project

Robert Fischer
Meeting Coordinator
Conservatives of Faith

The Honorable James C. Miller III
Budget Director for President Reagan

Ambassador Henry F. Cooper
Pres. Reagan’s Chief Defense and Space Negotiator and Former SDI Director
High Frontier

Roxanne Phillips
Member, Executive Committee
Council for National Policy

Charlie Copeland
President
Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Tim Wildmon
President
American Family Association

Ron Pearson
Executive Director
Conservative Victory Fund

The Honorable Michael R. Long
State Chairman
NYS Conservative Party

Amapola Hansberger
President
Legal Immigrants for America

Star Parker
President
CURE

Dr. Jerome R. Corsi, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO
CorsiNation.com

Carrie L. Lukas
President
Independent Women’s Forum

Heather R. Higgins
CEO
Independent Women’s Voice

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