African American Congressman From Border Opposes Trumps Wall – Plays Key Role In Searching For Solutions

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By Howard M. Romaine The sole Republican Congressman to represent a U.S. House District along the 2,000 mile border with Mexico, Will Hurd of Texas, “has emerged as perhaps the most persistent critic in his Party of President Trump’s Wall” reports The New York Times in its Thursday, January 17th edition. Hurd is also the only black Republican in the current House Chamber. Its profile of Hurd notes that he is a “former undercover C.I.A. officer who won re-election on Texas’ 23rd District, ‘barely.’ The proposed Wall covers nine Congressional District in...