As President Donald Trump heads to the South Texas border to tout the development of a border wall, Texas Democrat Julián Castro may also converse at a counter-rally on Tuesday afternoon within the Rio Grande Valley.
Castro and civil and human rights organizations mentioned they may maintain the counter-rally to sentence the president following the lethal siege of the U.S. Capitol final week, and to sentence “white supremacists who don’t have any sense of what’s proper, what’s ethical, or what’s the proper facet of historical past.”
Organizers mentioned group members have seen the president’s “harmful and damaging” immigration agenda first hand, and his go to is a “publicity stunt.”
“Native public officers didn’t have a unified robust message in opposition to Trump’s go to,” organizers mentioned. “This failure of management will now lead to white supremacists freely rallying in our streets.”
The rally is slated to start at midday at La Unión del Pueblo Entero Workplace in San Juan, simply miles from the place Trump is predicted to go to within the Metropolis of Alamo.
Trump will have a good time one of many pillars of his presidency — his marketing campaign in opposition to unlawful immigration — amid the backdrop of a second attainable impeachment.
He’s scheduled to land on the Valley Worldwide Airport in Harlingen early Tuesday afternoon, after which make the roughly one-hour drive to the city of Alamo for an look. Particulars haven’t been publicized.
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This might be Trump’s first public outing since his speech to supporters exterior the White Home on Wednesday, when he urged them to march to Capitol Hill.
5 folks died, together with a police officer, through the lethal rebellion to try to overturn the 2020 election.
Trump faces a cost of “incitement of rebellion” in an impeachment decision that the Home will start debating Wednesday.
Castro, the previous mayor of San Antonio and Secretary of Housing and City Growth, is among the many Democrats who’ve known as for Trump’s removing.
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