Trump’s Border Wall Won’t Block the Drug ‘Pipeline’ - Hit & Run
Trump’s Border Wall Won’t Block the Drug ‘Pipeline’ - Hit & Run
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People walk on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier at the Pacific Ocean on Jan. 8 2019 in Tijuana Mexico
09 January, 2019, 16:18
Instead, Trump is expected to focus on making his case to the public that the situation on the southern border is a crisis and argue that the wall is a necessary remedy.
Trump and his administration have been discussing the idea of declaring a national emergency, among other options, to allow him to move forward with the wall without Congress approving the more than $5 billion he wants.
Trump used emotional language, referring to Americans who were killed by people in the country illegally, saying: "I've met with dozens of families whose loved ones were stolen by illegal immigration".
It does not help the president's cause in negotiating with Democrats that the data and purported facts his administration uses to defend the border wall are often questionable, if not inaccurate.
Sean Spicer, who served as Trump's first White House press secretary, said the conventional wisdom that Trump can't win in 2020 without reaching beyond his base ignores the lessons from the past several presidential races - that appealing to the base wins elections.
Trump is obviously sidestepping the fact that on their first day in control of the House last week, the new Democratic majority did in fact pass a spending bill that increased border security and would have reopened the government.
"The government's statistics show that there is less violent crime by the undocumented immigrant population than by the general population", he said.
The need for compromise is clear, and it is up to both President Trump and congressional Democrats to put partisanship aside and make a deal for the good of the nation.
Schumer said Trump "just used the backdrop of the Oval Office to manufacture a crisis, stoke fear and divert attention from the turmoil in his administration". And on Tuesday evening, Trump will deliver an address from the Oval Office to the American public about the US-Mexico border.
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Federal workers still on the job apparently will miss this week's paychecks. But he did not mention that Tuesday night. He also suggested that his proposal to build the wall from steel, rather than concrete, was a concession to Democrats.
A United States official previously told CNN that Trump could use other funds but would have to cancel existing military construction projects, which might come with costly termination fees. They see it as immoral and ineffective and prefer other types of border security funded at already agreed-upon levels. "You let a bully succeed, you'll be bullied again worse", Schumer said at a breakfast with the Association for a Better New York.
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