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In the Rio Grande Valley, Trump's visit to push for wall funding draws cheers and protests

Amid signs, shouts and waving flags, a veteran says Trump's talk of the border as a war zone is overblown and an immigrant from Mexico says she supports the president's push to protect the border.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he visits the banks of the Rio Grande River with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agents during the president's visit to the U.S. - Mexico border in Mission on Thursday, January 10, 2019.
President Donald Trump and U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents salute a U.S. Border Patrol helicopter with as it flies over the Rio Grande River during his visit to the U.S. - Mexico border in Mission on Thursday, January 10, 2019.
Protestors line the street near the McAllen International Airport before President Donald  Trump's arrival in McAllen on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.
Protestors line the street near the McAllen International Airport before President Donald  Trump's arrival in McAllen on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.
Protestors line the street near the McAllen International Airport before President Donald  Trump's arrival in McAllen on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.
Protestors line the street near the McAllen International Airport before President Donald  Trump's arrival in McAllen on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.

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