Governor Greg Abbott will host 45th President Donald J. Trump for a border security briefing with state officials and law enforcement and a tour of the unfinished border wall on Wednesday, June 30 in the Rio Grande Valley. Please read below for media details.

Due to capacity limits, the border security briefing will be pooled. Satellite coordinates will be sent from this press list by Wednesday morning, and photos and reports from print media will be sent to this press list. The following media outlets will provide pool coverage for the briefing:

  • CBS News
  • Univision
  • Nexstar
  • Associated Press
  • Houston Chronicle
  • Getty Images
  • The Monitor

The border wall tour will be open to all media who have provided previous RSVP. Transportation for the media will be provided from Weslaco DPS Headquarters to the border wall and back.

MEDIA CHECK-IN: All media must check-in at Weslaco DPS Headquarters for the briefing and border wall tour. 

WHEN: Wednesday, June 30 at 8:30 – 9:30 AM

WHERE: Weslaco DPS Headquarters 

              2525 North International Blvd

              Weslaco, TX 88599

*Identification and/or credentials must be presented at check-in in order to receive event credentials. Parking is limited.

Once checked-in, non-pool media will be escorted to buses that will transport them to the border wall and back to Weslaco DPS Headquarters. Final media bus departs DPS HQ at 9:30 AM. FOR SECURITY, ALL MEDIA MUST USE BUSES FOR TRANSPORTATION TO THE BORDER WALL AND BACK.


WHEN: Wednesday, June 30 at 12:00 PM

            9:00 – 9:30 AM media preset 

            9:45 – 10:45 AM security sweeps

            10:45 – 11:15 AM media re-entry

WHERE: Weslaco DPS Headquarters 

              2525 North International Blvd

              Weslaco, TX 88599

Note: mult box, WiFi, and power will be provided. Absolutely no media allowed on site during security sweeps. 


WHEN: Wednesday, June 30 at 1:00 PM

            8:30 – 9:30 AM media buses shuttle to event location

            10:00 – 11:00 AM media preset

            11:00 AM – 12:00 PM security sweeps

            12:00 – 12:30 PM media re-entry