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Fox News to host 'Battle at the Border' town hall featuring Kilmeade, Lahren

Fox News to host 'Battle at the Border' town hall featuring Kilmeade, Lahren
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Fox News announced that it will present a town hall on Sunday night from San Antonio focusing on immigration and border security.

The "Battle at the Border" event will be hosted by "Fox & Friends" host Brian Kilmeade "in front of an audience and focus on the nationwide debate on immigration, border security and the pressing issues affecting Texas voters," the network said.

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Guests will include Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) and "Fox Nation" host Tomi Lahren.

"I am honored to be asked to host a town hall focusing on a number of issues in this country, including illegal immigration ... in a state that is arguably most affected — Texas," Kilmeade said in an email statement provided to The Hill.

"My approach will not only be to address the problem but to move towards solutions," he added. "With our roster of guests, panelists and Texans coming down, I just know this will be must watch TV."

The special, which will be taped on Friday night, will air at 8 p.m. on Sunday.

The announcement comes as the partial government shutdown entered its 34th day with no resolution in sight over President TrumpDonald John TrumpAppeals court OKs White House diverting military funding to border wall construction Pentagon: Tentative meeting between spy agencies, Biden transition set for early next week Conservative policy director calls Section 230 repeal an 'existential threat' for tech MORE's demand for $5.7 billion for a border wall.