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Trump Holds Campaign-Style Rally In Youngstown

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President Trump told attendees of a campaign-style rally in Youngstown last night he is working with two Republican U.S. Senators to create a new immigration system. Trump is endorsing legislation introduced by Tom Cotton and David Perdue putting new limits on legal immigration. The president says it would create a merit-based system that protects workers and the economy.

Trump also touted his administration's approach to illegal immigration and illegal gangs. He insisted a massive wall on the U.S.-Mexico border will be built, but did not say how it would be funded.

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He also watched as a protester was removed from the rally.

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Trump also praised the U.S Senate for taking a step to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. But late last night, the Senate voted to block a wide-ranging bill replacing the ACA with a more restrictive GOP substitute sponsored by majority leader Mitch McConnell. Nine Republicans voted no, including Ohio's Rob Portman.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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