Trump and Beto to face off, Denver teachers prepare to strike: 5 things to know Monday

Trump, Beto to face off in dueling rallies near US-Mexico border

President Donald Trump and Democratic wunderkind Beto O’Rourke are heading to El Paso, Texas on Monday. Trump, to rally for a border wall, and O’Rourke, to lead a protest march. Perched on the U.S.-Mexico border, the city has become the focal point for the contentious issue of immigration and the president’s relentless push for a barrier. The Trump rally at the El Paso County Coliseum will come only four days before the possibility of either another government shutdown or a declaration of a national emergency over what the president deems a national-security crisis at the border. O’Rourke plans to join a one-mile march past Trump’s rally on Monday and speak across the street from the president at about the same time Monday evening.

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax could face articles of impeachment 

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax appeared headed on a political collision course with state delegate Patrick Hope from his own party, who pledged to introduce articles of impeachment Monday if the 39-year-old Democrat refused to resign.  Fairfax was accused of sexual assault last week by Vanessa Tyson, a political science professor at Scripps College in California. Lawyers for Fairfax’s second accuser, Meredith Watson, released a statement saying Fairfax raped her while they were students at Duke University in 2000. Fairfax reaffirmed his innocence Saturday and his intention to remain in office. He called for “space in this moment for due process” and for an FBI investigation. 

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