Perry seeks private talk with Obama about border crisis
POSTED: Monday, July 7, 2014 - 6:51pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 11:44am
Texas (The Texas Tribune) — Arguing that a “quick handshake on the tarmac” isn’t enough time for a true dialogue, Gov. Rick Perry on Monday offered to rearrange his schedule if President Obama will discuss at length the continuing surge of undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
The president will be in Dallas on Wednesday for an event hosted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. He will then travel to Austin for a Democratic National Committee event that evening. He will speak about the economy on Thursday morning, according to a White House statement.
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