Donald Trump heads to the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday as he floats the idea of a third-party bid for president.

His border visit began with controversy: The union representing border patrol agents said they were backing out of the tour.

“After careful consideration of all of the factors involved in this event … it has been decided by Local 2455 to pull out of all events involving Donald Trump,” the union said in a statement. “Make no mistake, our border with Mexico is not secure and there’s no doubt that we need to have an honest discussion about that with the American people.”

Trump still plans on visiting the border with other agents, his spokeswoman said, and will address a group of law enforcement officials at an event after the tour.

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