Pope’s Aid to Migrants: Trump’s Bashing on Hold?

The Pope just announced that the Vatican will be providing a half-million dollars in aid to Catholic parishes in Mexico and other social support groups near the Mexican border. The money is to help migrants awaiting their hoped-for acceptance to enter the U.S. for reasons of political asylum and other circumstances. The Pope says he’s sending the money because the United States has closed the border.  Such an action would ordinarily elicit a harsh blast from President Trump, who has excoriated the Pope in the past.   On-Target’s Larry Sparano wonders what the Trump silence is about, in this conversation with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

 

Trump’s “National Emergency” –Will It Hit a Wall?

The President did it  –he’s declared a national emergency as a way of getting his long-promised wall built.  But will his critics in Congress stop it, as they are already promising they will?  Here’s On-Target’s Larry Sparano’s thoughts on it, in a conversation with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York: