The Latest: Trump can’t see himself with a White House dog – Herald-Whig

The Latest: Trump can’t see himself with a White House dog – Herald-Whig

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Posted: Feb. 11, 2019 7:00 am Updated: Feb. 11, 2019 9:58 pm EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Beto O'Rourke in Texas (all times local): 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's rally in El Paso, Texas, to push for his border wall took a strange twist when he began a tangent on dogs. Trump says he's impressed by German shepherds and their ability to sniff out illicit drugs, but doesn't see himself getting a dog while at the White House. Trump says he wouldn't mind having a dog, but he doesn't have the time. He asked the crowd, "How would I look walking a dog on the White House lawn?" The crowd laughed loudly in response. He then shook off the thought, saying, "It feels a little phony to me." He noted that some people have told him it would be good politically to have a dog. He ended up not buying that one though, saying, "That's not the relationship I have with my people." __ 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the partial government shutdown showed the country, politicians and the world "what the hell is happening with the border." Trump is also downplaying ....

He claims the plan would cost $100 trillion, but no other country would follow suit. He says American companies would end up moving to China. He says, "That's the way the system works, " but adds, "Don't worry, it's not going to happen." The nonbinding resolution outlined ambitious plans to cut all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero over 10 years while instituting massive investments in wind and solar production, energy-efficient buildings and high-speed rail. __ 7:55 p.m. Democrat Beto O'Rourke told a hometown El Paso crowd that it's time to "show the country that there is nothing to be afraid of when it comes to the U.S.-Mexico border." O'Rourke spoke Monday at a baseball stadium across the street from the arena from where President Donald Trump was promoting his U.S.-Mexico border wall. Cheers from Trump's fans could be heard at the counter-protest. O'Rourke says, "The judgment of history is looking back at this moment." The former congressman is mulling a 2020 presidential run, and many in the crowd yelled for him to announce his candidacy. But O'Rourke said only, "This is where we make our stand." Police did not give official estimates on O'Rourke's crowd size, but it appeared ....

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