President Donald Trump, Beto O’Rourke To Hold Competing, Simultaneous Rallies In El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – President Donald Trump and former Democratic Congressman from Texas Beto O’Rourke will hold dueling rallies in El Paso Monday night.

The President is expected to push his border wall demands while O’Rourke, who is mulling running for president in 2020, will join a march through town to protest the wall.

President Donald Trump, Beto O’Rourke (Getty Images)

President Trump’s speech happens at 8:00 p.m. the El Paso County Coliseum.

During that time, O’Rourke and his supporters will march from Bowie High School to Chalio Acosta Sports Center, not far from President Trump’s rally.

O’Rourke will also speak around 8:00 p.m.

O’Rourke and local leaders in El Paso disputed President Trump’s assertion last week that El Paso became safer after a border fence was erected about ten years ago.

They said crime went down even before that fence was…

Original published: 2019-02-11 16:50:05 Read the full Dallas News here


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