Trump to visit Rio Grande Valley on Thursday to push for border wall

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President Donald Trump will travel to the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday to make the case for his $5.7 billion steel wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.But a wall is not needed, some local leaders and activists said."We are living in one of the safest areas in the country," said former Hidalgo County Judge Ramon Garcia. "We do not believe what we need is a wall. It doesn't work. It's an expensive item. It sends the wrong message."Activist Mario Saenz said he believes Trump's comments about "a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border" has a negative effect on McAllen, the c...

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