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Swamp Notes: Biden and Trump’s immigration duel

The issue of immigration might be Donald Trump’s biggest political boon ahead of the US election in November, but President Joe Biden went to the US-Mexico border this week to try to change the narrative. The FT’s Houston correspondent, Myles McCormick, and US political news editor, Derek Brower, join this week’s Swamp Notes to examine whose case voters find more convincing. Credit: Fox10, PBS NewsHour


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Surge in border crossings creates political upheaval in the US

Joe Biden and Donald Trump head to Texas as immigration debate heats up

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Swamp Notes is produced by Ethan Plotkin, Sonja Hutson, Lauren Fedor and Marc Filippino. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. Special thanks to Pierre Nicholson. 


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