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12 January 2018, 06:45 | Opal Carroll
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The border wall only has the support of 35% of Americans, and those people are nearly all within the Republican Party. He also advocated for using technology to improve border security, which he argued is a cheaper alternative. "So important", Trumpsaid.
Donald Trump, I can not stress enough how stupid this man is, and not just because of the decisions that he makes and the things that he says, but because of his gross underestimation of the intelligence of the American people.
While Trump's statement suggests he views the border wall as a security necessity, comments he made during a conversation with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto days after his inauguration indicate Trump's motivation for pushing for the wall has to do with politics, not national security.
SAN DIEGO - The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge.
A Homeland Security border patrol officer rides an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) past prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall on November 1, 2017, in Otay Mesa. On Tuesday, a federal judge in California declined the Trump administration's proposal to end the program.
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Trump went on to laud a 2006 attempt to build a "substantial fence", once again alluding to the rivers that would make building an actual wall so hard, calling them "violent". He also told us ad nauseum that Mexico would pay for it. USA voters fell for this charlatan, but Mexico didn't, and now Trump's true intent is becoming clear. "These are people who are here in Texas and they're his constituents".
Nor would a wall stop illegal immigration, other experts said. "So I think that when all the posturing is said and done, they're going to find some solution that is a consensus, and that most people can support", Vaughan concluded.
Experts said the absence of hiring funds could potentially have the most impact on border security; the agents form a crucial line of defence against smugglers and terrorist threats. The president also said he wants to end the diversity visa lottery, which grants 50,000 green cards each year to people from countries with low levels of immigration to the United States, and also to curb "chain migration" - the president's term for USA citizens' ability to sponsor their relatives for green cards.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, who was among those in attendance, did not elaborate on priorities for the the new year. He demanded the border wall in exchange for protection against the deportations of young immigrants who were brought into the U.S.as children, who also known as Dreamers.
House minority whip Representative Steny Hoyer of Maryland told reporters he did not believe the diversity lottery and chain migration should be a part of DACA talks at all. Democrats are planning to leverage the federal budget, which must be passed by January 19 and requires Democrat support, against the wall.
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