I Won an Election on ‘Strong Borders’

President Donald Trump pointed to his 2016 win, crediting it partially to a platform of robust borders as he fought Saturday for $5 billion in border barrier and safety funding.

“I gained an election, stated to be one of many best of all time, primarily based on getting out of limitless & expensive international wars & additionally primarily based on Sturdy Borders which can preserve our Nation secure,” wrote President Trump. “We combat for the borders of different international locations, however we gained’t combat for the borders of our personal!”

Trump remained in Washington, DC, Saturday as he met with legislators and labored to finish a authorities shutdown that began Friday after midnight. The president had been adamant funding invoice embody cash for border safety to the tune of $5 billion.

A gaggle met with the president on the White Home Saturday about border safety issues.

“We’re negotiating with the Democrats on desperately wanted Border Safety (Gangs, Medication, Human Trafficking & extra) nevertheless it might be an extended keep,” the president said in a morning message concerning the combat to fund border safety.

Congress didn’t move a funding invoice by means of each the Home and Senate that included the $5 billion in border safety funding to construct border limitations. The Home handed a model, however the Senate didn’t.

Simply hours earlier than the partial shutdown the president issued a message concerning the significance of funding bodily limitations and border safety:

“We wish folks to come back in by means of a authorized course of,” Trump clarified as he emphasised the significance of stopping unlawful immigration. “It’s very harmful on the market, medication are pouring in, human trafficking, so many various issues together with gangs like MS-13,” he declared. “The one factor that’s going to cease that’s nice border safety…we want an excellent barrier and if we don’t have it, it’s by no means going to work.”

Michelle Moons is a White Home Correspondent for Breitbart Information — comply with on Twitter @MichelleDiana and Fb


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