Bush, Trump visit U.S.-Mexico border a month apart, and contrast is stark

August 24, 2015 9:26 PM

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When Donald Trump toured the U.S.-Mexico border last month in Texas, he was greeted by throngs of television cameras and reporters and declared illegal immigration a “huge problem.”

By contrast, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s trip Monday to the border city of McAllen, Texas, was more low-key. He met with local officials behind closed doors and briefly took questions from reporters afterward.

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