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Shelby is a leader on the bipartisan committee that's trying to strike a deal that could satisfy Trump's border wall demands while also winning support from Democrats and keeping the government open. Even when his speech was just minutes away.
Still, the President urged Congress to pass legislation to confront what he called "an urgent national crisis". The president himself cited the barrier in his State of the Union address.
A caravan of 1,600 Central American migrants was surrounded Wednesday by Mexican authorities in an old factory a short distance from Texas, where they hoped to seek asylum even as USA authorities sent extra law enforcement and soldiers to stop them.
The governor said it wasn't up to him to stop the new 2,000-person caravan when it crossed Mexico's southern border almost three weeks ago because that's the federal government's job, but now, as it has reached his state, he's doing everything he can to deal with it in the most humanitarian way possible, including the deployment of hundreds of Mexican federal, state and local law enforcement officers to ensure security.
Local media reported that some migrants objected to guards and closed gates at the improvised shelter, saying they did not want to be locked in. What Americans need is for reporters to update, verify and clarify reality - now. He was a member of El Paso's City Council for six years before that.More news: New pressure over Khashoggi death, Trump ignores deadline
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El Paso is about 500 miles west of Eagle Pass.
Fact checkers have pointed to statistics which show that El Paso's crime rate began to drop before the section of border fence, which was part of the 2006 Secure Fence Act, signed by George W. Bush in the wake of the September 11th attacks, was completed in 2009. The city's violent crime rate from 1985 to 2014 not only declined at the same rate as other similar sized cities across the country, but it was also consistently lower overall, according to information compiled from the Federal Bureau of Investigation by PolitiFact.
Still, El Paso's crime rate was and is among the lowest for US cities of its size.
Trump said in his State of the Union address that El Paso's border walls helped it become one of the nation's safest cities.
On Monday, Trump will host a campaign rally in El Paso to further drive home his claims about the city and the importance of a border wall for security. It was an event put on at an arts center for San Diegans to let off steam by hurling footwear at Trump's television image projected on a wall as he spoke. "And with past as prologue, we know exactly how that will end".
Michael Glassner, CEO of the Trump campaign, said El Paso was the flawless setting for a rally during the president's border wall fight with Congress.