President Trump is maintaining his hardline stance on the necessity for a southern border wall, highlighting the dangers posed by illegal immigration.
Senator Lindsey Graham says President Trump is “not going to give in” on the shutdown fight over border security funding.During an interview Sunday, Graham said the President should open the government for a short period of time before he pulls the plug on solving the funding issue through Congress.
President trump is reaffirming the need for enhanced border security and immigration policy reform. On Twitter Saturday, the president said 23% of federal inmates are illegal immigrants. The president went on to quote other statistics,including the more than 290,000 crimes committed by illegal immigrants in the state of Texas over the last seven years.
Vice President Mike Pence offered words of thanks and encouragement to the officers of the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agency for their work after attending a briefing on border security.
As the border wall debate pushes on, the president has asked Americans to submit their suggestions for building the wall along the Mexican border.
Senator Ted Cruz is blaming the partial government shutdown on — what he calls — the most radical and extreme members of the Democrat Party.
President Trump recently reaffirmed his right to declare a national emergency over border security funding, and slammed Democrats for politicizing the issue.
President Trump calls out the mainstream media for shamelessly backing Democrats as negotiations for government funding continue. One America’s Luke Glaze has more on the president’s condemnation of the partisan attacks on his agenda.
President Trump is threatening to use his executive power to declare the border crisis a national emergency if Congress fails to come to an agreement on funding.