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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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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Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

President Donald Trump said acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process so that he can “devote more time to his family.” He also... Read more ...

Trump Launches Reelection Bid With Promises Of Greatness And Familiar Grievances

Trump Launches Reelection Bid With Promises Of Greatness And Familiar Grievances

The president told supporters that Democrats want to "destroy" the country, turning up the heat on opponents in a speech that mostly picked up where the 2016 campaign left off. Read more ...

Orlando Sentinel Endorses 'Not Donald Trump' Just Hours Before His Florida Rally

Orlando Sentinel Endorses 'Not Donald Trump' Just Hours Before His Florida Rally

An editorial said "there's no point pretending we would ever recommend that readers vote for Trump" because “after 2½ years we've seen enough." Read more ...

Poll: Trump trails Biden and Bernie in Florida

Poll: Trump trails Biden and Bernie in Florida

A new 2020 poll released hours before Donald Trump formally launches his re-election bid in Florida shows the president trailing Demcratic White House hopefuls Joe Biden and... Read more ...

Shanahan Drops Out Of Running For Defense Secretary

Shanahan Drops Out Of Running For Defense Secretary

The acting defense secretary "has decided not to go forward with his confirmation process," according to a tweet by President Trump. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Read more ...

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Wins Defamation Suit Against Hoaxers

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Wins Defamation Suit Against Hoaxers

Lenny Pozner's 6-year-old son Noah died in the shooting. Two authors wrote a book saying it never happened. Read more ...

Before Campaign Launch, Trump Announces Mass Deportations

Before Campaign Launch, Trump Announces Mass Deportations

President Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally. In a pair of tweets Monday night-the eve of formally announcing his re-election... Read more ...

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place. Read more ...

Going 'Zero Carbon' Is All The Rage. But Will It Slow Climate Change?

Going 'Zero Carbon' Is All The Rage. But Will It Slow Climate Change?

Cities, states, businesses and electric utilities are setting ambitious goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions. But it's not clear exactly how they'll do that or whether it will... Read more ...

Trump Administration To Deploy 1,000 Additional Troops To Middle East

Trump Administration To Deploy 1,000 Additional Troops To Middle East

The Pentagon announced Monday the deployment of about 1,000 American troops to the Middle East, citing concerns about a potential threat from Iran. Read more ...