Trump reveals plans for asylum crackdown at border and 'massive cities of tents' – live

President says White House is finalizing plan to ‘end the rampant abuse’ of asylum system

10.40pm GMT

“I got a message for all of Stacey Abrams’ liberal Hollywood friends, this ain’t Hollywood, this is Georgia,” said Vice President Mike Pence at a rally today.

One small issue:

Mike Pence is attacking “Hollywood liberals” like Oprah and Will Ferrell for coming into Georgia. In 2016 more major motion pictures were filmed in Georgia than in California. Liberals from the entertainment industry are actually an important part of Georgia’s economic boom.

Related: Hollywood of the south: Atlanta’s film industry got so big it built its own neighborhood

10.29pm GMT

Twelve Republican congressman have signed on to a letter asking the Department of Justice to investigate the migrant caravan and “the actors responsible for this invasion”, parroting Trump’s hyperbolic language.

Signers include representatives Paul Gosar, Jeff Duncan, Louie Gohmert, and Steve King.

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Source: theguardian