Obama resists calls to visit border during Texas trip(Flashback 2014)
CBS News ^ | 07/09/2014 | STEPHANIE CONDON
Posted on 6/21/2018, 4:53:49 PM by Kid Shelleen
President Obama’s two-day trip to Texas this week was scheduled for two purposes: so the president could talk to Texans about the economy and to attend Democratic fundraisers.
Plans have changed, however, as Washington attempts to address the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. In the past couple of days, the White House set up a Wednesday meeting between Mr. Obama, Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, and local Dallas officials to discuss the situation at the border. Still, Mr. Obama so far is ignoring growing calls from both Democrats and Republicans to make his first trip to the border since May 2011.
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