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Mayor of McAllen, Texas, where Trump is visiting, doesn't support the president's border wall

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The mayor of McAllen, Texas, where President Donald Trump visited on Thursday as part of his push for a border wall, does not agree with the president when it comes to border security.
"A wall is really not the effective way to protect our border," Mayor Jim Darling said.
McAllen, a city of roughly 142,000 people that's located along the Rio Grande, has a strong economic relationship with the Mexican border city of Reynosa right across the river.
Darling said a wall would make life difficult for his city's residents and the cost would outweigh the benefits.
The mayor of McAllen, Texas, the...
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Here's What Trump Had to Say During Border Visit

Here's What Trump Had to Say During Border Visit

2 monthes ago   |   By Newser

President Trump spoke in front of a table full of guns, cash, and drugs-all items Border Patrol agents have seized-during his Thursday visit to the US-Mexico border in McAllen, Texas. "If we had a barrier of any kind, a powerful barrier, whether it's steel or concrete... We would...
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The View From McAllen, Texas, As Trump Continues His Call For A Border Wall

The View From McAllen, Texas, As Trump Continues His Call For A Border Wall

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

President Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas on Thursday, as he tries to increase pressure on lawmakers to end the partial government shutdown and give him funding for the border wall.
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Jan Brewer Praises Trump Demand for Border Wall, Says Democrats Should Compromise

2 monthes ago   |   By FOX News

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Thursday that Congress and President Trump should stay at the negotiation table until the border security issue is solved and the government's partial shutdown ends.
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Trump Visits Texas To Make His Case For A Wall On The U.S.-Mexico Border

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

President Trump traveled to the border Thursday as he continues pushing to fund a wall, as a partial government shutdown nears the end of its third week.
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How It Would Work If Trump Declared A National Emergency To Get Funds For Border Wall

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with University of Texas law Professor Steve Vladeck about the legal authority of a president to declare a national emergency and if those can be challenged.
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Trump Arrives Near Texas Border: Toman Homan Says Trump Won't Give Up on Fight for Wall Funding

2 monthes ago   |   By FOX News

Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan said Thursday that President Trump is not going to give in on the issue of the border wall, as Trump arrived in McAllen, Texas, to visit with Border Patrol officials.
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Wisconsin Governor's Powers Restored After Restricted By Lame-Duck

Wisconsin Governor's Powers Restored After Restricted By Lame-Duck

A Wisconsin county judge ruled Thursday that laws passed in December by Republicans during a lame-duck session to limit the power of incoming Democratic governor, Tony Evers... Read more ...

Obama to meet with freshman Dems next week

Obama to meet with freshman Dems next week

Former President Barack Obama will meet with House Democratic freshmen on Monday, according to an invitation obtained by POLITICO. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hosting the... Read more ...

Here's What Kellyanne Has to Say About Hubby's Trump Spat

Here's What Kellyanne Has to Say About Hubby's Trump Spat

The Conway marriage saga continues: On Thursday, Kellyanne Conway went on Fox Business, where the White House adviser took issue with her husband's very public criticism of her... Read more ...

Devin Nunes Was Bugged by a Parody Cow. Now It's Worse

Devin Nunes Was Bugged by a Parody Cow. Now It's Worse

Devin Nunes' Cow might have had only 1,200 followers as of Monday, but GOP Rep. Devin Nunes had tired of the insults it had been dishing out since August 2017. So he sued it... Read more ...

New Zealand bans sales of assault weapons

New Zealand bans sales of assault weapons

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two... Read more ...

Former Florida Spa Owner Says She's Being Targeted For Being A 'Chinese...

Former Florida Spa Owner Says She's Being Targeted For Being A 'Chinese Republican'

Cindy Yang said claims that she sold access to President Donald Trump were false and that she was being unfairly attacked by Democrats. Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump's Attacks On Husband: ‘He Should Just Take...

Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump's Attacks On Husband: ‘He Should Just Take That Sitting Down?

George Conway has accused his wife's boss of having narcissistic personality disorder and being mentally unfit for office. Read more ...

Kentucky Governor Says He Exposed His 9 Kids To Chickenpox Instead Of...

Kentucky Governor Says He Exposed His 9 Kids To Chickenpox Instead Of Vaccinating Them

Gov. Matt Bevin thinks the government shouldn't mandate vaccines because "This is America." Read more ...

Federal Reserve, rejecting Trump's growth forecast, confirms rate-hike pause

Federal Reserve, rejecting Trump's growth forecast, confirms rate-hike pause

The Federal Reserve sent a clear signal Wednesday that it's unlikely to raise interest rates at all this year, a striking change from December when central bank officials... Read more ...

Trump on Mueller report: 'Let it come out'

Trump on Mueller report: 'Let it come out'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe to be made public, expressing confidence that it will vindicate him... Read more ...