Tuesday Morning News Roundup 7-8-2014

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Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

  • Texas Governor Rick Perry declined an official White House offer to greet President Barack Obama when he lands at Austin’s airport Wednesday. The Republican governor, who has repeatedly criticized Obama for his handling of the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border, wrote the President and asked for a more “substantive meeting.” Source: POLITICO…
  • A Federal appeals court ruled Monday that young adult illegal immigrants whom President Obama has given tentative permission to be in the country — so-called “dreamers” — are also entitled to driver’s licenses and ordered Arizona to issue them. The ruling comes while the government is debating policy about a new wave of illegal immigrant children who are surging across the border in Texas, overwhelming Federal authorities’ ability to handle them. Source: The Washington Times…
  • Breitbart Texas has learned that Federal agents plan to arrive in Murrieta, Calif. on Monday with riot gear to ensure that the next busload of illegal immigrants makes it to its destination, a housing facility that protesters so far have blocked the buses from reaching. Jeremy Oliver, a resident of Temecula – a town that neighbors Murrieta – told Breitbart Texas that local police officers warned the protesters that “it’s going to get ugly.” Source: Breitbart…
  • Health and Human Services officials will allow reporters to visit a military facility housing some of the immigrant children who have arrived at the southern border in recent weeks, but only if the media promises not to record anything, not to ask any questions during the tour, and not to talk to any of the staff members or children. Source: National Review…
  • Harry Reid is one of 100 senators, but so far in 2014, he’s been responsible for one-third of all the amendments proposed on the Senate floor — a number that underscores just how much one man has come to dominate the legislative process. More so than House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) or even President Obama, it is Mr. Reid, a Nevada Democrat in his eighth year as majority leader, who has the most single-handed power to shape what gets done and what falls to the wayside in Washington. Source: The Washington Times…
  • The bad news first. The People’s Republic of China now believes it can successfully prevent the United States from intervening in the event of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan or some other military assault by Beijing. Source: The Week…
  • The retail giant Costco Wholesale has issued an order to remove all copies of Dinesh D’Souza’s bestselling book, America: Imagine the World Without Her from the shelves of its stores nationwide, WND has confirmed. Source: WND…

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