Presidential visits are always a historic event in the Borderland. Here’s a look at some of those visits.
In November 2016, Vice President Mike Pence rallied in Las Cruces during a campaign stop during the Trump’s presidential election.
In June 2016, Bill Clinton campaigned in Las Cruces for his wife Hillary’s second presidental run.
In April 2012, Bill Clinton visited the El Paso County Coliseum to endorse Silvester Reyes for his re-election bid for Congress.
May 2011, during his presidency Barack Obama visited El Paso to give a speech on immigration reform.
August 2010, also during his presidency Barack Obama visited Fort Bliss where he talked to troops.
In March 2008, Bill Clinton visited El Paso during a rally for his wife Hillary’s first run for president.
In November 2005, George W Bush visited El Paso to talk on border issues during his presidency.
In October 2001, Bill Clinton spoke in El Paso during a fundraiser for the El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center.
November 1996, Bill Clinton made a campaign stop in El Paso for his own presidential election.
More than a decade before that, in August 1983, Ronald Reagan visited in El Paso to speak during one of his weekly radio address as president.
In June 1963, John F Kennedy visited El Paso along with then Vice President Lyndon Johnson.
These are just a few of the presidents who visited the Borderland.