LOOP: Trump’s immigration comments cause a stir



TRUMP’S SALTY LANGUAGE  In a closed-door meeting with lawmakers, President Trump expressed frustration with people coming to the United States from “s***hole countries” like Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries. The White House issued a statement outlining Trump’s positions, but did not deny the comment. http://cvote.it/2mjFNGA

RURAL VOTERS ABANDON DEMOCRATS  Democrats from the Heartland are trying to warn liberals from California and New York that they are totally alienating voters in Middle America, and threatening the party’s chances in 2020. A new report they released noted that of the 737 counties in the Midwest—Trump won all but 63 of them. http://cvote.it/2mmHlzH 

WAGES UP, MORE BONUSES… Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, is raising its minimum wage to $11 an hour. And they announced that they are offering bonuses to many long-term employees. Yahoo Finance now has a running list of over 80 major corporations who have handed out bonuses to over 2 million Americans. http://cvote.it/2mjZHBv

CAR FACTORY MOVES TO USA  We’ve heard of American car companies moving their assembly plants to Mexico. But with the recent drop in the corporate tax rate, Fiat Chrysler is moving their Ram Heavy Duty truck from Mexico to the United States! The move will add 2,500 jobs in Metro Detroit by 2020. http://cvote.it/2mjKgsO

MEDIA BIAS  Media outlets are hiding new research on women harmed by abortion. Read Katie Yoder’s latest column at CatholicVote: http://cvote.it/2mkucHp

ABORTION WORKERS WHO QUIT  National Public Radio did a story on And Then There Were None — an organization of people who quit the abortion industry and are now pro-life. Pleasant surprise: The article was not heavily-slanted. http://cvote.it/2mjJI6o 

CATHOLIC VOTE RADIO HOUR  Our special guest is David Daleiden, president of The Center for Medical Progress and the man behind the world-changing undercover Planned Parenthood videos. In this wide-ranging conversation, Daleiden shares the intimate details of his undercover work with Planned Parenthood and its affiliates, and the prayers he recited as he came face to face with evil. http://cvote.it/2mmF9It

MOVIES FOR BOYS  Catholic author Tom Hoopes created a list of movies that deliver lessons that “boys in our day and age need to learn.” http://cvote.it/2mkzHFZ

CATHOLIC EDUCATOR  A mudslide claimed the life of Roy Rohter, founder of St. Augustine Academy in Ventura, California. His wife, Theresa, survived and is in stable condition. Let’s pray for the Rohter family and all those affected. http://cvote.it/2mkBjzm 

SAINT OF THE DAY  Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys – http://cvote.it/dailysaint

DAILY MASS READINGS  “For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.” (Ps 89:2) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings



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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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