Trump Supporters Form Human ‘Wall’ Along U.S.-Mexico Border

Trump Supporters Form Human ‘Wall’ Along U.S.-Mexico Border

This will be the seventh rally President Trump has held in Texas, and the first rally he's ever held in El Paso.

In late January, after the longest shutdown in United States history, Trump reopened the government for three weeks with ongoing negotiations planned with Democrats on funding for the wall. "Safe because we are a city of immigrants and because we treat each other with dignity and respect".

"We're going to present a powerful, positive, message for the country about who we are on the U.S. -Mexico border", O'Rourke said Monday in a video promoting the march. A barrier was built in El Paso almost 10 years ago, and the introduction of that barrier, Trump said, allowed El Paso to undergo a profound transformation from a unsafe border city.

People of El Paso quickly noted that the city has been ranked among the safest in the country since crime began to decrease in the late 1990s.

In his State of the Union speech last week, Trump said the border fence separating El Paso from Mexico had reduced the city's high crime rate. According to Federal Bureau of Investigation crime data, the city had the third lowest violent crime rate among 35 US cities with a population over 500,000 in 2005, 2006 and 2007 - before construction of a 57-mile-long fence started in mid-2008.

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Trump could either impose a new shutdown or declare a national emergency, giving himself power to take the money from the military, although this would likely provoke lawsuits and even more political recriminations.

For his part, O'Rourke raised an eye-popping $80 million during his 2018 Senate campaign, when he came close to unseating Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz in November.

But on Monday O'Rourke downplayed the impact his speech would have on a potential presidential campaign. The rally is being led by former Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke, who represented the area until stepping down from Congress earlier this year and is reportedly weighing a 2020 White House bid.

Another Texan who has already declared his candidacy for president is also criticizing Trump's rally in El Paso.

"With the president being in El Paso, it provides an opportunity to test a message that's very different than President Trump's message", communications consultant Hector Nieto said. "Don't take the bait".

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