Obama To Hold Border Crisis Meeting

Border crisis meeting? How hard is it to say “Send in the US Military, shut DOWN the border NOW and let’s clear this up immediately?”

It’s not difficult. I worked at the White House once, and the man that was there then would have done it.

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – President Barack Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and local officials in Texas on Wednesday.

The meeting comes as Obama faces pressure to visit the border while in Texas this week raising money for Democratic congressional candidates. The White House has so far resisted the calls — largely from Republicans — to take a firsthand look at the tens of thousands of children arriving from Central America.

Among those calling for Obama to visit the border is Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett sent Perry a letter inviting him to Wednesday’s meeting in Dallas.

Perry accepted the invitation after he had previously turned down “a quick handshake on the tarmac” with Obama when the President arrives in Austin on Wednesday. Perry had said that he would be willing to rearrange his schedule for a more “substantive meeting” to discuss…

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