Trump Heads to Border Thursday to Dramatize Pitch for a Wall, Or Fence, as Shutdown Persists

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump will dramatize his demands for a massive barrier in the Southwest with a visit Thursday to the U.S.-Mexico border, in a bid to pressure Congress to fund the project.The White House announced the trip on Monday -- Day 17 of a partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22 over Trump's demands for a wall.It's unclear whether he will visit Texas or another border state.  Continue reading...

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