Trump doubled down as his presidency burns and blamed Democrats for the immigration crisis that he caused.
I’ll say it very straight, immigration is the fault and all of the problems that we’re having because we cannot get them to sign legislation. We cannot get them even to the negotiating table. And I say it very strongly, it’s the Democrat’s fault. They’re really obstructionists, and they are obstructing. The United States will not be a migrant camp, and it will not be a refugee holding facility. It won’t be. You look at what’s happening in Europe, you look at what’s happening in other places, we can’t allow that to happen to the United States. Not on my watch. For the rest of the world, you look at everything that’s taking place, pick up your newspapers this morning, and you see. We want safety and we want security for our country. If the Democrats would sit down instead of obstructing, we could have something done very quickly.
Good for the children, good for the country, good for the world. It could take place quickly. We could have an immigration bill, we could have child can separation. We’re stuck with these horrible laws. They’re horrible laws. What’s happening is so sad. It’s so sad. And it can be taken care of quickly, beautifully, and we’ll have safety. This could really be something very special. It could be something maybe even for the world to watch, just like they’re watching our great economy, how it’s soaring. They could watch this. We have the worst immigration laws in the entire world.
Trump is tripling down while his presidency is dying
Donald Trump can’t see past the 34% of voters who are his base. He is still playing to the roughly one-third of voters who will support him no matter what. Trump only has one card to play, and it is not working, so he is stretching it more and more and he sounds like a man who is losing it. Trump can change this policy at any time. His attorney general created this crisis with the zero-tolerance policy. The president could end this in less than five minutes.
Trump is losing on all fronts. The mental frailty and the weakness of the president were all on full display during these remarks. Donald Trump is cracking. He crazed ship commander who is heading straight for the iceberg, but his brainwashed passengers and crew see only smooth sailing ahead.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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