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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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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Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Union workers at a Pennsylvania petrochemical plant had two choices: Show up for President Trump's speech and get paid or skip the day and lose the pay, the Pittsburgh... Read more ...

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

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Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel's interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The... Read more ...

House Judiciary Committee To Return Early From Summer Recess To Address Gun...

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Far-Right And Anti-Fascist Protesters Face Each Other In Portland Demonstrations

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Paramount honors Patrick Swayze with birthday biography

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On the surface, the Gemstones are a family of televangelists who have been doing God's work for two generations and are beloved by millions. But beneath it, they all suffer... Read more ...

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Federal Election Chief Tells Trump To Put Up Or Shut Up About Voter Fraud Claims

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"Words matter and facts matter," Ellen Weintraub wrote to the president after he baselessly claimed that he lost New Hampshire due to fraudulent votes. Read more ...

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Warren Tells Black Christians Her Favorite Biblical Passage

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