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

4 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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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Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander

Cotton Seed Sprouts In China's Lunar Lander

A mini biosphere was sent up in China's Chang'e-4, which landed on the far side of the moon in early January. Photos show the small, green shoot of a cotton plant in a... Read more ...

Christie: Kushner Got Rid of Me in Political 'Hit Job'

Christie: Kushner Got Rid of Me in Political 'Hit Job'

Another book is coming out on Team Trump, this one from none other than Chris Christie. The Guardian has an early copy of Let Me Finish , and it highlights a part in which the... Read more ...

Trump's Pick For Attorney General Goes Before Senate Committee Tuesday

Trump's Pick For Attorney General Goes Before Senate Committee Tuesday

William Barr, who also served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, will be grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee which is full of potential Democratic 2020... Read more ...

Trump Treats Football Champs to White House Fast Food Buffet

Trump Treats Football Champs to White House Fast Food Buffet

The scent of burgers, fries, and victory wafted through the stately White House on Monday as President Trump saluted college football's Clemson Tigers for winning the national... Read more ...

Twitter Users Can't Agree If Serving Fast Food At The White House Is A Good...

Twitter Users Can't Agree If Serving Fast Food At The White House Is A Good Thing

The president plans to celebrate Clemson's national championship by serving the team food from McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King. Read more ...

Democrats See William Barr Hearing As Their Shot At Protecting The Mueller...

Democrats See William Barr Hearing As Their Shot At Protecting The Mueller Investigation

A letter Sheldon Whitehouse gave to Trump's attorney general nominee last week lays out several lines of questioning ahead of Barr's confirmation hearing Tuesday. Read more ...

Trump Vows He'll 'Never Ever Back Down' On Border Security

Trump Vows He'll 'Never Ever Back Down' On Border Security

Trump said he had dismissed a proposal from Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to reopen the government for several weeks and continue dealing with Democrats over money for the wall. Read more ...

Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike

“I feel like it's not just about the teachers, it's about everyone,” said a student at the nation's second-largest school district. Read more ...

Pompeo Discusses Khashoggi Murder, Yemen Conflict With Saudi Leaders

Pompeo Discusses Khashoggi Murder, Yemen Conflict With Saudi Leaders

The secretary of state met with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Monday as part of his tour around the Middle East. Read more ...

Americans Blame Mostly One Side for the Shutdown

Americans Blame Mostly One Side for the Shutdown

Who to blame for America's longest-ever government shutdown? Two polls posed that question and got pretty similar answers. A Washington Post -ABC News poll finds that 53%... Read more ...