Did it have to come to tear gas? Why have asylum claims rocketed in recent years? David Inserra, a policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation who focuses on immigration and homeland security, talks about this, as well as what he found out when he visited the caravan for himself in Mexico City recently, and what he learned from talking to migrants. Plus: The Daily Signal’s Ginny Montalbano got a sneak peek of the White House’s Christmas decorations and shares what she saw.

We also cover these stories:

  • President Donald Trump threatened to close the border.
  • General Motors Co. announces it will cut 14,000 jobs from its North American workforce.
  • Twitter permanently suspended Jesse Kelly, a conservative user and former congressional candidate. Twitter cited no example of any violations of the rules. 

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