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WRITTEN BY Karl Herchenroeder
Department says it needed to do something “above and beyond,” particularly with the intent to hire an additional 5,000 Border Patrol agents: "This is a surge need."
"The SEC and state securities regulators may not be able to effectively pursue bad actors or recover funds," Clayton warns.
Paul chose hearing name “Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Ways of Funding Government" to "describe how dysfunctional Congress is with its power of the purse."
Mulroney tells senators that the trade agreement President Trump has threatened to exit is too important and must be maintained.
Chairman, though, says paying for college is “easier” than many think, and that it’s “unfair and untrue” to suggest that for most students college is financially out of reach.