GOP Pressures Bush on Border Bill Ceremony

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President Bush is scheduled Thursday to sign legislation authorizing the construction of a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border to help curb the flow of illegal immigrants. The signing was originally planned without a ceremony, but congressional Republicans demanded a public signing.

David Greene talks with Alex Chadwick about President Bush's reversal.



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