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Shirola: Border crisis, shutdown not solely Trump’s fault

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

January 10, 2019

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump delivered an address to the nation from the Oval Office. He stated that there is a “growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border” where many illegal immigrants have...

Shirola: Will the blue wall hold in 2020?

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

November 19, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

President Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the 2016 presidential election was largely a result of him winning three key states: Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. These states, which lie in the Rust Belt, had been Democratic...