AUSTIN, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Governor Greg Abbott announced he will hold a press conference on Saturday, Dec. 18, in Rio Grande City to debut the construction of the Texas border wall.

According to a press release, the governor will be accompanied by:

  • Texas General Land Office (GLO) Commissioner George P. Bush;
  • Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steve McCraw;
  • Texas Military Department (TMD) Adjutant General Tracy Norris;
  • TMD Deputy Adjutant General Monie Ulis;
  • Texas Facilities Commission (TFC) Executive Director Mike Novak;
  • State Senator Kelly Hancock, Representatives James White and Ryan Guillen;
  • Starr County Sheriff Rene “Orta” Fuentes.

The conference will be held at the border wall construction site, starting at 11 a.m.