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Obama Urges Congress to Pass Fund Request on Border Crisis

The president wants resources to deal with accompanied minors coming across the US border.
2:13 | 07/09/14

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The challengers. Is congress prepared to act. To put the resources in place to get this done. Another way of putting it my service directly to governor as our folks more interest in politics or the more interest in solving problems. If their interest in solving the problem. Men. This can be solved. If the preferences for politics that it won't be -- And Dyer urged the governor talked to the Texas delegation which. His artistry of the heart of the Republican caucus -- in the house and has great influence. In the caucus in the senate. If the Texas delegation is in favor of the supplemental. Which by the way does not and trips some things that I know many of them object to round. Dealing with -- undocumented workers who've been in this country for quite some time. This is just a very narrow issue this supplemental in terms of dealing with the particular problem we have right now if the Texas delegation is prepared to move. This thing can get done next week. We -- -- more Border Patrol agents on the border as the governor's request of we can shorten the time tables for processing. These children or adults with children. As the governor. Thinks is important. We can make sure that some of the public health issues -- were raised. In the meeting that I just head our address so that we've got enough. Folks vaccinated and checking on the -- status through these children to make sure that. Not only are they safe but also our communities are -- The things that's. The governor thinks are important to do would be -- -- -- users do we have the supplemental that gives us the resources don't and so the only question at this point -- Why why one. The Texas delegation -- And other Republicans are concerned about this not want to put this on the -- and get this on my -- sort of sign and we can start. Getting to work. I suggested the governor he has I suspect some influence or the Texas delegation and that might be helpful. To call on them pass the supplemental. Right away.

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