DC_HANNAH BRANDT TRUMP AND POTUS TO TX BORDER INSERT PKG UPDATE

< ANCHOR IN DUELING BORDER VISITS PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN AND FORMER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP ARE IN TEXAS TODAY. THE LEADERS ARE BOTH HIGHLIGHTING IMMIGRATION ISSUES - BUT HAVE VASTLY DIFFERENT STANCES ON HOW TO FIX THEM. WASHINGTON DC CORRESPONDENT HANNAH BRANDT HAS MORE ON TODAY'S BORDER TRIPS. > < HANNAH INTRO IT'S A PRESIDENTIAL CLASH TODAY AT THE BORDER. WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN AND FORMER PRESIDENT TRUMP SHOWCASING THE SHARP CONTRAST IN THEIR IMMIGRATION POLICIES. > {PKG} IN COMPETING TRIPS TO SOUTHERN BORDER TOWNS... PRESIDENT BIDEN WENT TO BROWNSVILLE < President Joe Biden > "it's long past time to act" AND 300 MILES AWAY HIS REPUBLICAN RIVAL FORMER PRESIDENT TRUMP VISITED EAGLE PASS. < Donald Trump, (R) Presidential Candidate > "it's horrible, it's horrible" BOTH LEADERS AGREE THE U-S IS FACING AN IMMIGRATION CRISIS WITH AN OVERWHELMING SURGE OF PEOPLE TRYING TO CROSS THE BORDER EACH DAY. < Donald Trump, (R) Presidential Candidate > "This is a Biden invasion over the past three years." PRESIDENT BIDEN IS USING HIS TRIP TO PUSH CONGRESS TO ACT... LAST MONTH SENATE NEGOTIATORS CAME UP WITH A BIPARTISAN BORDER BILL. <President Joe Biden> "It's the toughest set of border security reforms we've ever seen in this country" BUT REPUBLICANS BLOCKED THE LEGISLATION AFTER THE FORMER PRESIDENT CAME OUT AGAINST IT. < Donald Trump, (R) Presidential Candidate > "Three years ago we had the most secure border in history" TRUMP BLAMES PRESIDENT BIDEN FOR THE BORDER ISSUES. AND REPUBLICANS ARGUE THE PRESIDENT ALREADY HAS THE POWER HE NEEDS TO CRACK DOWN ON IMMIGRATION. < Rep. Speaker Johnson, (R) Louisiana> "he needs to take executive action right now. He needed to take it yesterday and the day before." <President Joe Biden> "The speaker of the house needs to put this bill on the floor" AS PRESIDENT BIDEN AND FORMER PRESIDENT TRUMP FIGHT TO WIN THE 2024 ELECTION IMMIGRATION IS A CENTRAL CAMPAIGN ISSUE... <President Joe Biden> "Instead of playing politics with this issue, why don't we just get together and get it done?" < Donald Trump, (R) Presidential Candidate > "We were doing a great job and that's where it stood, and then we had an election." < HANNAH TAG TRUMP'S TEAM SAYS BIDEN IS COPYING HIM BY VISITING THE BORDER TODAY. BUT THE WHITE HOUSE INSISTS THIS TRIP HAS BEEN IN THE WORKS FOR A WHILE NOW. IN WSHINGTON, I'M HANNAH BRANDT. > < SUGGESTED QUESTION THE HOUSE JUST IMPEACHED HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY ALEJANDRO MAYORKAS OVER THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION'S IMMIGRATION POLICIES. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT WITH THAT? > < ANSWER MANY REPUBLICANS ARE CALLING FOR A FULL IMPEACHMENT TRIAL IN THE SENATE. HOUSE LEADERS HAVE TO BRING THE IMPEACHMENT ARTICLES TO THE SENATE FOR THAT TO HAPPEN - BUT THE SENATE IS CONTROLLED BY DEMOCRATS SO THIS ISN'T EXPECTED TO END IN A CONVICTION. >

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