Tucson and Pima County will oppose Trump's border wall

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Calling it an "offensive and damaging symbol of fear and division," the Tucson City Council voted unanimously to oppose the proposed border wall that was at the center of President Donald Trump's campaign for office.

Tuesday night's vote came after the Pima County Board of Supervisors also passed a resolution opposing the border wall.

City and county leaders said during a news conference that they were united against the proposed wall.

They were joined by two local tribes, including the Tohono O'odham, which is located on a large part of the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. The tribe passed its own resolution opposing the border wall in February.

The city council resolution also calls for Tucson to divest in any companies involved with the wall.

© 2017 Associated Press


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