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Rep. Paul Ryan Expected to Visit Valley

RGV (KFXV) — We will get more political guests this coming week as House Speaker, Paul Ryan and other lawmakers will be coming to the valley this week. Ryan’s staff is quiet on the details, but other congress members are talking. Texas Congressman, John Carter said one of the goals is to see what can be done about building a wall along the border. Constructing that wall as Fox has reported – a major campaign promise by President Trump, but some Republicans have become concerned about the price tag that could reach more than 20-billion dollars. Some of them...

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Mayor Darling Invites President Trump to McAllen

McAllen (KFXV) — An invitation to President, Donald Trump, was approved this week by McAllen city commissioners. This after the new leader made comments about the lack of border security throughout his campaign. McAllen City Mayor, Jim Darling hopes this invitation to the president will give him a first-hand look at the issues affecting our border. Throughout his campaign, the Republican leader made it known that it was his priority to build a wall between Mexico and the United States. Darling, says that before any action is taken, the president must first visit the border, learn about the issues...

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Barry Switzer makes case to Trump for ‘secretary of offense’

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer has made his case to be the new “secretary of offense.” Switzer, a college football hall of fame coach who led the Cowboys to a Super Bowl title in 1996, visited with President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday in New York. Switzer joked that Trump wants to “make the wishbone great again.” “Donald plans to run with the ball. And I know a lot about rushing the football. So that’s why I’m here,” Switzer told reporters before his meeting with Trump. Trump enjoyed support from some other big names in...

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ICE Raids Clarified After Trump’s Election

RGV (KFXV) –Throughout his campaign, President-Elect Donald Trump made several promises regarding immigration raising concern among the undocumented community and mass deportations but, one federal agency is making it clear that they are not randomly picking up people off the streets The Department of U.S. Immigration and Customs enforcement stressing the difference between mass deportations and targeted operations, against undocumented immigrants. Earlier this year, reports of mass deportations emerged, as ICE agents launched an operation targeting immigrant women and children who had been ordered to leave the country stirring commotion among pro-immigrant organizations. With President-Elect Donald Trump making promises...

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