Perry and Obama Will Meet to Discuss Border Crisis

Updated July 8, 2014: 

Gov. Rick Perry will meet with President Obama on Wednesday to discuss the continuing crisis on the border, an aide to the governor confirmed Tuesday.

The meeting follows Perry's letter to the president on Monday that urged Obama to do more than shake hands upon his arrival in Texas. 

“Gov. Perry is pleased that President Obama has accepted his invitation to discuss the humanitarian and national security crises along our southern border, and he looks forward to meeting with the president tomorrow,” Perry spokesman Travis Considine said in an email.

The meeting will occur days ...

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