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Is Impeachment Hindering President from Protecting America?

By Jordan Sekulow1578435709612

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about whether the House impeachment impairs any of the President’s powers to act, both domestically and internationally. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar basically gives suggestions to Iran on sites to target for their terror attacks in response to the killing of Qasem...

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JSL – Game Changer: The Top Iranian Terrorist Eliminated

By Jordan Sekulow1578092322697

No more hostage crisis situation. No more “Benghazis.” President Trump ordered an airstrike against the top Iranian terrorist commander yesterday. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live we discussed how under President Trump the U.S. has changed the rules of engagement and unleashed America’s armed forces,

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What You Need to Know About the Death of Soleimani

By Wesley Smith1578088122044

President Trump ordered the attack on Major General Qassem Soleimani, a master terrorist and the head of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), on January 2nd. He was killed along with seven others as he arrived at the Baghdad Airport. Here are key facts about this man, who...

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The Difference Between Benghazi And The Recent Attack in Iraq

By Wesley Smith1578068751155

Last Friday the Iran-backed militia Kataib Hezbollah (KH) launched another rocket attack on a base in Iraq where Americans are deployed. One U.S. contractor was killed, four U.S. servicemen were wounded, as well as several partners from the Iraqi Security Forces. Eleven such attacks by KH have been...

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ACLJ Takes on Speaker Pelosi’s Border Lawsuit

By Jordan Sekulow1577997781629

Speaker Pelosi’s obstinance and obstruction on the issue of border security has created a crisis at the border – one the Trump Administration has been seeking to resolve. Not only has Speaker Pelosi and her caucus in Congress refused to do the job of the American people by addressing this crisis,

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What Killing ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Means for War on Terror

By Wesley Smith1572361808926

Last weekend brought the good news that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a raid carried out by U.S. special forces in Syria. Al-Baghdadi reportedly detonated a suicide vest after being cornered in a tunnel by members of Delta Force and a Special Operations canine member. He killed...

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Is Turkey Truly a U.S. Ally?

By Wesley Smith1572291947102

In a shocking breach of international law, and a betrayal of assurances given to President Donald Trump, Turkey continues with its plans to attack, invade and occupy portions of northern Syria. Before last week’s tentative ceasefire began, Turkey shelled and bombed civilian population centers in...

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Why A U.S. Relationship With Ukraine is Important

By Wesley Smith1569870324251

With the recent political theater on Capitol Hill involving President’s Trump’s phone call to Ukraine’s President Zelensky—and the baseless impeachment inquiry officially announced by Speaker Nancy Pelosi—our relationship with this former satellite state of the Soviet Union is gaining much-needed...

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Hezbollah Terror Operative in New York City Charged

By Jordan Sekulow1569530433011

A Hezbollah operative from New Jersey has been arrested for scoping out New York City landmarks for a potential terrorist attack. 42-year old Alex Saab is facing a nine-count indictment for offenses related to his Hezbollah affiliation. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C.

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Does Protecting the Homeland Violate the Constitution?

By Wesley Smith1568040051160

A federal judge on September 4th ruled that a federal government watchlist designed to protect the United States and its citizens is unconstitutional. The Terror Screening Database ( TSDB) compiles the names of people who are “known or suspected terrorists,” and the judge decreed that such a list...

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Supreme Court Grants Emergency Stay for Border Security

By Jordan Sekulow1564187971387

The U.S. Supreme Court has just issued an emergency stay , ruling that the Trump Administration can proceed with repurposing funding for border security while the case continues on appeal. This ruling is a major victory for national security and agrees with the arguments we have been making in our...

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JSL: President Trump Makes History

By Jordan Sekulow1562009840392

President Trump always does things differently, and this weekend was no different when he once again made history as the first sitting American President to step foot on North Korean soil. On today’s broadcast, we discussed the President’s unprecedented meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

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What You Need to Know About the Crisis on the Border

By Wesley Smith1560526036441

The situation on the southern border is one of mayhem and an unresolved crisis of ever-increasing magnitude. The inaction by Congress combined with judicial proceedings designed to prevent any action being taken as to border security, and immigration in general, is inexcusable, with stark results.

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ACLJ Files Legal Brief in 9th Circuit for Border Security

By Jordan Sekulow1560436115439

As we’ve said many times, the crisis at the southern border is real. And it’s getting worse. The President is doing his best to address it. But the Speaker Nancy Pelosi-led U.S. House of Representatives, the leftist governments of certain states, and leftist organizations are doing everything they...

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D-Day: 75 Years Later

By Wesley Smith1559827800000

It was on June 6, 1944 that the Allied landings began on the coast of Normandy, France in order to liberate Europe from Nazi tyranny. It is one of the most famous dates, and the largest military operation of its kind, in modern history. As each year goes by, more and more of these men who are part...

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Court Rejects Pelosi’s Attempt to Prevent Securing of Border

By Jordan Sekulow1559767336258

Last night, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia rejected Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempt to block the Trump Administration from securing our border. The ACLJ participated in this case, by filing an amicus brief in support of the Trump Administration and its efforts to put...

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JSL: Court Gives Trump Admin Win on Border Crisis

By Jordan Sekulow1559679270109

The Trump Administration just got a big win in a D.C. federal court, throwing out a lawsuit seeking to stop President Trump from using his emergency powers to secure the border, and it’s a win for our national security. On today’s show, we discussed how a federal judge rejected the...

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JSL: AG Barr Takes Action on Illegal Immigration

By Jordan Sekulow1555533749881

With so much speculation and anticipation about the Mueller report which is set to be released tomorrow, it’s easy to lose sight of other important issues happening at the Department of Justice – even when they play a major role in our national security. On today’s show, we discussed a new ruling...

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JSL: Rep. Omar Trivializes the 9/11 Attack

By Jay Sekulow1555010701931

If you forget your history, your doomed to repeat it. Or worse, allow others to rewrite it. Today on the show, we discussed the latest controversy involving Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar. This time, Rep. Omar trivialized the most horrific terrorist attack on U.S. soil in an offensive,

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Why Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps Is a Terrorist Group

By Wesley Smith1554822099801

The designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) by the Trump Administration as a Foreign Terrorist Organization is precedent-setting. Never before has the Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) sanctions tool been directed at a state-body. The future ramifications of this decision...

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