Trump Waiting on Possible Border Closure

A spokesman said the White House is now considering a number of options short of a full border closure, such as shutting down certain entry ports or parts of all of them.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’s taking a wait-and-see approach on his threat to close the southern border as soon as this week. His administration is grappling with a surge of Central American migrants trying to enter the U.S., and Trump said last week he’d seal the border in the coming days if Mexico did not immediately halt all illegal immigration into the U.S. A closure would have enormous economic consequences on…

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