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By Jeff Pack

Protestors gather in objection to President's national emergency declaration


Last updated 2/18/2019 at 1:57pm

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More than 60 people gathered Monday, Feb. 18 at the Duck Pond in Temecula to protest President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency last Friday.

TEMECULA - More than 60 people gathered at the corner of Rancho California and Ynez roads on Monday, Feb. 18 to protest President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency.

During a press conference last Friday, President Trump announced his intent to sign a declaration of a national emergency at the southern border of the United States of America. The declaration is intended to reallocate funds intended for other uses and put that money toward building a wall at the southern border.

The noontime demonstration on Monday was spearheaded by and was part of 260 planned ga...

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Reader Comments

tomsuttle writes:

I really enjoy seeing all the carrying-ons at this Temecula corner. It'd be great if the space were expanded into the park a tad. The ducks might squawk, but they need to share. I remember Pershing Square in LA in 1967. (The Army put me up in a hotel near the park the night before I was bused up to Ft Ord for basic training). That park was alive with soap-box political speeches of every kind, each speaker with an attentive audience of his/her own. It was wonderful. Temecula? How 'bout it?


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