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How Border Wall Politics Play In Central Florida


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President Trump declared a National Emergency to free up more money to build a wall along the southern US border.

The president made the announcement last week after agreeing to a funding deal to avoid another government shutdown. So how’s the declaration of emergency playing with lawmakers in Central Florida?

For more on the ramifications of the state of emergency and plans for a border wall, Intersection is joined by political commentators Jason Henry and Frank Torres.


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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