Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Fox News' Brian Kilmeade, Tomi Lahren Coming to San Antonio for 'Battle at the Border' Town Hall

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 12:19 PM

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Less than a week after President Donald Trump claimed San Antonio has a wall, Fox News will roll into town to host a "Battle at the Border" town hall.

Brian Kilmeade of Fox will stop in the Alamo City Friday, January 25, to host a panel discussion on border security and immigration. He'll be joined by Texas lawmakers and supposed experts on border issues, according a description of the event released by the network.

Avid Trump defender and Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren will also make a guest appearance.

With the name "Battle at the Border," it seems Fox is just as clueless as Trump about San Antonio's proximity Mexico. In fact, San Antonio is around 150 miles from the southern border — although we're guessing you already knew that.

Last week, Trump claimed San Antonio was a safer city after putting up a wall, insinuating that the Alamo City is on the U.S.-Mexico border.
"You look at different places, they put up a wall, no problem," Trump said while speaking to reporters last Saturday. "You look at San Antonio, you look at so many different places, they go from one of the most unsafe cities in the country to one of the safest cities, immediately, immediately."

His inaccurate claim, of course, inspired plenty of shit-talking and memes, and even a search party for the nonexistent wall.

Friday's event, scheduled for 6-7 p.m. at the JW Marriott — San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, is open to the public, so long as attendees are 18 years or older and have a government-issued ID. Though the event is free, reservations must be made in advance through Eventbrite.

If you just want to know what goes down at the town hall, Fox News will air the discussion at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Sunday, January 27.

We'll be watching to see if anyone asks Lahren about her opinion on the wall here in the Alamo City.

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