Trump In Mexico, Md Schools to Start After Labor Day Next Year

Trump To Meet With Mexican President

Donald Trump is making a last-minute visit to Mexico hours before he delivers a major speech on immigration in Arizona. Trump will meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto who invited him to Mexico City today. Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton criticized the trip during remarks at a gathering of the American Legion today in Ohio. Without mentioning him by name, Clinton said — quote — “One visit doesn’t make up for a year of insults. That’s not how it works.” Trump is set to outline his plan to tackle illegal immigration in a highly-anticipated speech tonight in Phoenix.

Clinton Touts U.S. ‘Exceptionalism’ To Legionnaire

Hillary Clinton is countering rival Donald Trump’s “America first” vision by arguing the U.S. is — quote — “THE” indispensable nation of the world. Speaking to veterans today in Cincinnati, Ohio, Clinton touted American “exceptionalism” and called for stronger American leadership in the world, militarily and diplomatically. Clinton also countered Trump’s claim that NATO is obsolete by reaffirming a U.S. commitment to its allies. She remarked that when America fails to lead, chaos ensues when others try to fill that void.

Hogan Signs Post-Labor Day School Start Order

Governor Larry Hogan is issuing an executive order mandating that Maryland public schools start after Labor Day. Hogan says the change will begin with the 2017-2018 school year. Under the order, the school year must end by June 15th. He says the change will benefit families, students, teachers and the economy.

Redskins Wrap Preseason Tonight

The Washington Redskins wrap up their exhibition slate tonight in Tampa. The ‘Skins meet the Buccaneers in the preseason finale from Raymond James Stadium. The game was originally set for tomorrow but was moved to this evening because of a potentially severe storm headed to the Tampa area. Kickoff set for 8:00.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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