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The country is awash in COVID and the aftermath of last week and he's doing this.

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Officials in South Texas are concerned that President Donald Trump’s trip to Alamo, Texas, on Tuesday could result in large protests and violence following last week’s deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Trump’s trip to the border town is being billed as an opportunity for him to celebrate the completion of more than 450 miles of border wall — most of which replaced existing barriers. But local officials in the Rio Grande Valley on Monday and early Tuesday were expressing concern over the trip and urging for all expected demonstrations to be peaceful.

The City of Alamo on Monday afternoon said its city commission and administration had not been formally contacted about Trump’s trip, which was announced over the weekend. And Robert Salinas, Alamo’s city manager, urged that all demonstrations be “peaceful and respectful.”

Some officials outright pushed for Trump to not visit South Texas for fear that it will incite more violence and disregard for social distancing and mask wearing. The Rio Grande Valley has consistently been one of the areas of Texas most hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic with a recent spike in hospitalizations.

“[S]uch a public event may trigger similar conduct and further affect the current severe COVID-19 crisis located in Cameron County and the Rio Grande Valley,” Eddie Treviño Jr., county judge of the neighboring Cameron County, said on Tuesday morning.




https://www.politico.com/news/...-turn-violent-458188


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Maybe he thinks this wall thing can get him his (former) supporters’ love back?


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That's pretty much a certainty. He's already says he regrets Thursday's hostage video. It was never going to last.

But we all knew that.


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"The nation’s floundering government is now administered by a gangster regime."

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Earlier this week, CBP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan said the agency aims to award new contracts for 300 miles of new fencing before Jan. 19.


Those contracts will be ripped up two days later. Let the companies sue if they will, and let them be crushed in the aftermath if they do.
 
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Those contracts will be ripped up two days later. Let the companies sue if they will, and let them be crushed in the aftermath if they do.


I sure hope you're right!

Also, seriously, f*ck you, Trump. Put some energy into dealing with the virus you evil, evil person.


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Originally posted by ShiroKuro:

Also, seriously, f*ck you, Trump. Put some energy into dealing with the virus you evil, evil person.
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But ... but ... but the wall will stop the Mexicans from bringing the virus in!
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Originally posted by Axtremus:
Maybe he thinks this wall thing can get him his (former) supporters’ love back?


And it might well work.

https://www.politico.com/news/...urns-on-trump-456490


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It's always nice to call before you drop in for a visit.

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Hours before President Donald Trump is expected to land in the Rio Grande Valley to celebrate the construction of the border wall, officials in the city where he’s speaking say they have almost no details about his visit.

As of Tuesday morning, the City of Alamo said officials have still not been officially contacted about the president’s itinerary, which comes amid a call for a second impeachment and the fallout from last week’s deadly insurrection on Capitol Hill, according to a press release.

City Manager Robert Salinas wrote that they have “no details,” and have received multiple phone calls and emails regarding the commemoration.

“...As you can see we cannot comment any further,” Salinas said.


https://www.ksat.com/news/loca...donald-trumps-visit/


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