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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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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Lawsuit targets Trump's emergency declaration to build border wall

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Trump Declares National Emergency To Fund U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

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Trump declares national emergency to unlock border wall funds

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