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It’s not just avocados. Trump’s border shutdown would hammer the economy

White House officials are scrambling to prevent a disastrous shutdown of the US-Mexico border, which would impact much more than millennial brunches.

Trump threatens to close border with Mexico next week claiming there’s a “very good likelihood”

"There's a very good likelihood that I'll be closing the border next week, and that will be just fine with me."
A demonstrator places a flower at a primary vehicle barrier during a protest against the border wall and the militarization of the border near a new section of the bollard wall in Santa Teresa, New Mexico, as seen from the Mexican side of the border in San Jeronimo, on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico June 2, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Trump says Calexico desperately needs a border wall but its residents say that would only hurt the town

Residents of Calexico, California, say a wall would only hurt their town's relationship with the neighboring Mexican town of Mexicali.
President Donald Trump speaks about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.

Trump made an alarming comment about mothers giving their daughters birth control before they migrate

In a press conference Saturday afternoon, President Donald Trump said mothers were giving their daughters birth control pills before they migrate.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while participating in a tour of U.S.-Mexico border wall prototypes near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California. U.S., March 13, 2018.

4 polls show Americans blame Trump for the government shutdown, over a border ‘crisis’ they don’t see

The poll found that a minority of people support Trump's claims of a border crisis and its place in the 2019 government shutdown.

Here’s what you missed this weekend: The US government shutdown became the longest on record and the president tweeted his fury at being called ...

On the January 12-13 weekend, the US stayed shutdown, Trump tweeted fury at being named a Russian agent and police know more of the man who took Jayme

Members of Congress tour US Border Patrol facility where 8-year-old Felipe Gomez died

At least nine Congressmembers visited the New Mexico Border Patrol facility where a young immigrant boy died last month.
John Kelly.

Outgoing chief of staff John Kelly says Trump’s ‘wall’ won’t actually be a wall: ‘To be honest, it’s not a wall...

Outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly told the Los Angeles Times that Trump's long-promised addition to the southern US border won't be a wall.