“I’m going to be signing a national emergency ... We’re talking about an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” — President Donald Trump (Friday, CNN) “There is no national emergency. No one who subscribes to reality can claim otherwise ... President Trump simply failed to get a deal to build his wasteful vanity wall.” — Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt. (Friday, Washington Post)“El Paso used to have one of the highest crime rates in America. After that fence went up and separated Juárez, which still has an extremely high crime rate, the crime rates in El Paso are now some of the lowest in the country.” — What Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told Trump (Thursday, Austin American-Statesman)"He lied about our community." — Karen Powers, an El Paso activist who attended a rally lead by Beto O'Rourke during Trump's appearance in El Paso. (Tuesday, Dallas … [Read more...] about ‘He lied about our community,’ top quotes of the week, Trump-in-El-Paso edition
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByStephanie Saul Oct. 29, 2018 EL PASO — At a special City Council meeting in 2006, a billionaire real estate investor unveiled his vision for redeveloping downtown El Paso. To replace tenements and boarded-up buildings, he proposed restaurants, shops and an arts walk rivaling San Antonio’s River Walk. Representative Beto O’Rourke, one of hundreds attending, wasn’t exactly a disinterested party. Not only had he married the investor’s daughter, but as a member of City Council he represented the targeted area, including a historic Mexican-American neighborhood. Calling downtown “one piece of El Paso that was missing on the road back to greatness,” Mr. O’Rourke, now the Democratic candidate for Senate in Texas, voted to take the first step forward with the … [Read more...] about Beto O’Rourke Once Supported an El Paso Real Estate Deal. Barrio Residents Remember.
By Dug Begley Published 11:59 am CDT, Thursday, August 9, 2018 Photo: Krisztian Bocsi / Bloomberg Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Animal rights activists hold up photos of monkeys and a Volkswagen AG (VW) logo during the automaker's annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, May 3, 2018. VW Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess pledged to step up integrity and compliance efforts as part of the German manufacturer’s deepest overhaul since the diesel-emissions scandal came to light in 2015. less Animal rights activists hold up photos of monkeys and a Volkswagen AG (VW) logo during the automaker's annual general meeting in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, May 3, 2018. VW Chief Executive Officer Herbert ... more Photo: Krisztian Bocsi / Bloomberg VW emission settlement plan favors San Antonio, El Paso over … [Read more...] about VW emission settlement plan favors San Antonio, El Paso over Houston and Dallas
The first ballot Joanna Haug ever cast was in Louisiana, where she voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. But the 21-year-old felt like her ballot didn't carry much weight in the deep red state, so this time around she wants to make sure she's registered in Texas, where she believes her vote might make a difference in the November midterm elections."I wanted to be able to make a difference in the place where I'm living, not necessarily the place where I'm from," said Haug, who is entering her senior year at the University of Texas at Dallas.She was one of several young people who registered to vote Saturday afternoon at a booth outside Paul Quinn College, where leaders from "March For Our Lives" held a town hall.Formed by the survivors of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., the group kicked off a "Road to Change" bus tour that will travel to 75 cities in more than 20 states throughout the summer.The bus tour, launched in early June, … [Read more...] about Parkland school shooting survivors bring gun-control message to Dallas
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