Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Talks Venezuelan Crisis, Cuts to Aid in Central America During Dallas Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped in Dallas Monday morning, following a four-day trip to South America, to discuss the Venezuelan political crisis and President Donald Trump’s latest comments about the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.Pompeo’s visit comes at a time when immigration officials and border shelters in Texas find themselves overwhelmed with thousands of mostly Central American immigrants turning themselves at the border and seeking asylum in the U.S.But the State Department head was mum on the border when asked about his views of Trump’s claim that he was considering sending asylum-seeking migrants to sanctuary cities.Trump tweeted on Friday that his administration was considering sending detained immigrants to “Sanctuary Cities” as retaliation against Democrats:  Continue reading...

Copyright The Dallas Morning News
Contact Us