Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) mocked Trump’s big talk on his Mexico deal that doesn’t do anything.
This is an historic night!@realDonaldTrump has announced that he has cut a deal to “greatly reduce, or eliminate, Illegal Immigration coming from Mexico and into the United States.”
Now that that problem is solved,Schum I’m sure we won’t be hearing any more about it in the future. https://t.co/DNNfbevkGP
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) June 8, 2019
Trump’s Deal With Mexico Is Empty Words
A reading of the “deal” reveals no specifics. Nothing has changed in Mexico’s approach to handling migration. The language is a vague set of promises to do better. It is nothing. The “deal” looks just like “deal” that Trump thought he had to denuclearize North Korea. Trump needed to get out of his tariff threat because Senate Republicans and the business community were about to break with him.
As has become the norm with this administration, Trump needed a way to look like he was winning while backing down.
Sen. Schumer was right. If Trump has solved the immigration issue with his “deal,” we shouldn’t need his wall or have to hear him ranting and raving daily about immigration. The deal is a con, so be prepared for Trump to spend the rest of his presidency trying to divide America on immigration.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and 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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