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CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 05, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Trump's plans to use National Guard troops to secure the border with Mexico noted. Report introduced.

(Eagle Pass, Texas: Gary Tuchman) The issue of the use of troops along the Texas border featured; scenes shown from the Rio Grande area. [Maverick County Sheriff Tom SCHMERBER†- opposes troops coming back here because illegal crossings have slowed; recalls the 1997 shooting of Ezekiel Hernandez by a soldier.] [Rancher Dob† CUNNINGHAM†- says he signed a release allowing the National Guard, but we don't need help now.] Whether the sheriff will get any advance notice about troops discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former Arizona sheriff Paul Babeau about troops on the border. [From Phoenix, BABEAU - offers views on President Trump's initial impact cutting smuggling on the border, but now things are being tested as with the caravan that is coming towards the US, how troops were supported by armed National Guard, who acted as a deterrent.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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