President Trump is expected to use Tuesday evening’s Oval Office address to tout statistics showing a dramatic influx of families, drugs and criminals crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, as he makes the case that the situation is a humanitarian and national security crisis necessitating an effective physical barrier.
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Prior to joining Fox News, Pappas worked as White House correspondent and breaking news editor at the Washington Examiner. He has covered Congress from Capitol Hill and has reported from battleground states for debates, conventions and elections.
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A graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., Pappas served as editor-in-chief of the Sewanee Purple and worked internships at NBC’s Meet the Press and the White House.
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