A link has been sent. Done Obama to meet Texas governor, a critic in U.S. border crisis By By Mark Felsenthal and Jon Herskovitz 8 hours ago 0 shares Rick Perry: Obama Doesnt Care if Border Is Secure Load More By Mark Felsenthal and Jon Herskovitz WASHINGTON/AUSTIN (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday to discuss a surge of Latin American young people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border that has put the two leaders at odds with each other. Perry's office welcomed the meeting, to take place in Dallas on the governor's turf, in a Tuesday statement that said they would discuss the humanitarian and national security crises along the southern border. More than 52,000 unaccompanied minors from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras have been caught trying to sneak over the U.S.-Mexico border since October, double the number from the same period the year before.
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A link has been sent. Done Obama tells Afghan candidates violence would end US aid 2 hours ago . View photo US President Barack Obama waves before boarding Air Force One on July 8, 2014 at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad) Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama warned the two candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election that violence or taking "extra-constitutional means" would result continue in him stopping US assistance to the war-torn country, the White House said Tuesday. In phone calls to Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, Obama "stressed that the United States expects a thorough review of all reasonable allegations of fraud to ensure a credible electoral process," the White House said in a statement. "He reiterated that all parties should avoid steps that undermine Afghan national unity and should come together to work toward a resolution that represents the will of the Afghan people and produces a government that can bring Afghanistan together.
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And a glimpse at the president's poll numbers in the state make clear why. A recent Quinnipiac University Poll put Obama's approval rating in Colorado at a measly 38 percent. Obama advisers expect the president to do more campaigning for individual candidates as the election nears. But the White House's broader strategy for the midterms has been to do no harm to vulnerable Democrats, even if that means Obama keeps his distance. So far, that appears to be the preferred approach for most Democrats in tough races. Alaska Sen.
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Perry , to allow him to participate in that meeting with other Texans who are seeking to address this situation in a constructive manner, said White House press secretary Josh Earnest. Were looking forward to Gov. Perry participating in that meeting. But a Perry spokeswoman said the governor was pleased that President Obama has accepted his invitation to discuss the humanitarian and national security crises along our southern border. The meeting comes after White House officials accused Mr. Perry , a potential 2016 presidential candidate, of playing politics with the issue. The governor told a House subcommittee last week the U.S.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid speaks after the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Committ More than $60 million will be given to the Justice Department. - Tough sell in Congress - The plan is not a done deal, especially in a divided Congress. But White House officials said they were confident that the emergency request would be taken up in a "spirit of bipartisanship." Budgetary savings are an obsession in Washington, but the White House said it would not offer savings to pay for Obama's proposal. "With emergency requests like this, traditionally Congress has not sought to bog down that process in a search for offsets," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest.