Thursday, 21 June, 2018

Trump gets invite to see California high-speed rail projects

Donald Trump's Los Angeles Visit Short On Details, Long On Traffic Snarls, Protests Border Wall Prototypes Finally Revealed As Donald Trump Visits Mexico-US Line
Kenny Thornton | 13 March, 2018, 04:13

The president is expected to tour the border wall prototypes, which have been built and tested over the last several months in San Diego County.

The president will arrive in San Diego Tuesday morning, marking the first time he has visited the Golden State since taking office.

The project, however, provides a potential opportunity for cooperation between Democrat Brown and Republican Trump, who has publicly expressed his admiration for high-speed rail lines in other countries. So did President Lyndon B. Johnson, who met with the President of Mexico, in February 1964 during his first stop in California as President.

Numerous rallies both for-and-against Donald Trump's "big handsome border wall" are expected to mark his first visit to California as president, where he will examine prototypes for future towering barriers to separate the United States and Mexico.

Brown extended the invitation Monday in a letter saying the president should see the state's high-speed rail construction project. His first presidential visit to the nation's largest state comes almost 14-months after he took office.

He said that California's "prosperity is not built on isolation".

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke with officials in Sacramento last week, frankly stating "California, we have a problem" after the mayor of Oakland warned illegal immigrants of impending ICE raids; resulting in almost 800 undocumented workers who evaded federal agents during the sweeps.

"You have lamented that "we don't have one fast train" in our country".

In his letter he said, "You see, in California we are focusing on bridges, not walls". "We have a world-class train system under construction".

"Well Mr. President, in California we are trying to fix that".

Protests are also being planned across the border in Tijuana, Mexico on Tuesday when Trump will examine eight, 30-foot-tall prototypes built along the global border to fulfill his signature campaign promise. "And that's more than just a figure of speech", Brown wrote.

But that's not to say Trump hasn't paid attention to California, where he won a smaller vote share than any Republican presidential nominee in history. "We invite you to come aboard and truly 'Make America Great Again'".

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