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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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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Democrats Subpoena The Full Mueller Report And Supporting Evidence

Democrats Subpoena The Full Mueller Report And Supporting Evidence

It "falls to Congress to determine the full scope of that alleged misconduct and to decide what steps we must take going forward,” Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler said. Read more ...

Dems accuse Barr of misleading Congress and public

Dems accuse Barr of misleading Congress and public

Democrats were apoplectic and demanding consequences Thursday after it became clear that special counsel Robert Mueller's report undercut some of Attorney General William... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

You Can Read Mueller Report for Yourself Now

You Can Read Mueller Report for Yourself Now

It's out. The Mueller report has been released to Congress by the attorney general and is now available to the public. See it here. The report is more than 440 pages long and... Read more ...

Meet The People In Trump's Orbit Who The Mueller Report Says Ignored His Orders

Meet The People In Trump's Orbit Who The Mueller Report Says Ignored His Orders

There were some directives the president attempted to make of his staffers or other government officials that might have breached the obstruction of justice threshold had they... Read more ...

William Barr Might As Well Have Been Wearing A MAGA Hat At The Mueller Briefing

William Barr Might As Well Have Been Wearing A MAGA Hat At The Mueller Briefing

The attorney general acted more like Donald Trump's personal lawyer than the head of the Justice Department. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Proposes Raising Age For Tobacco Products To 21

Mitch McConnell Proposes Raising Age For Tobacco Products To 21

The Senate majority leader appealed to farmers in his home state to grow more hemp. Read more ...

Collusion aside, Mueller found abundant evidence of Russian election plot

Collusion aside, Mueller found abundant evidence of Russian election plot

Special counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report hammered home a crucial reminder Thursday: The Kremlin mounted a massive online campaign to wreak havoc on U.S. democracy... Read more ...

Transcript: Attorney General William Barr's press conference remarks ahead...

Transcript: Attorney General William Barr's press conference remarks ahead of Mueller report release

Attorney General William Barr's opening remarks at Thursday's press conference ahead of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as prepared for delivery: Good... Read more ...

The Mueller Report Was Nearly 400 Pages Of Joke Fodder For Twitter

The Mueller Report Was Nearly 400 Pages Of Joke Fodder For Twitter

ICYMI, special counsel Robert Mueller's report on whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election was released on Thursday. Read more ...