Trump to hold first rally of 2019 in El Paso

TheHill | 2/6/2019 | Max Greenwood
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President Trump's campaign on Wednesday announced that he will hold his first rally of 2019 in El Paso, Texas, next week.

The rally, scheduled for Monday, comes amid ongoing negotiations between Trump and congressional Democrats as the president tries to secure more than $5 billion in funding for his long-promised border wall.

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The location of the event is notable. El Paso sits right on the U.S.-Mexico border and was referenced by Trump on Tuesday night in his State of the Union address as he sought to make the case for the border wall.

"The border city of El Paso, Texas, used to have extremely high rates of violent crime — one of the highest in the country, and considered one of our nation's most dangerous cities,” Trump said. “Now, with a powerful barrier in place, El...
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