Much of the debate over border security involves curbing crimes committed by immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. In competing rallies in El Paso, both President Donald Trump and former Congressman Beto O’Rourke made claims about immigration and crime.
Idaho, Maine, Nebraska and Utah voters approved Medicaid expansion through ballot initiatives. Now Texas legislators have filed bills for a vote over whether the state should expand coverage for the joint federal-state health insurance program.
"Simply put, walls work and walls save lives," Mr. Trump said Tuesday as Republican lawmakers applauded. Texas democratic leaders called the President's statements about El Paso an attempt to fear monger.
President Donald Trump will travel to El Paso on Monday to hold a rally and make his case for building his border wall. But his visit could also boost Beto O'Rourke, as the former Congressman weighs a possible Presidential campaign.