President Trump recently stated that he plans to send more troops to the southern border. He said that this is an attempt to address the increasing number of migrant apprehensions. He also said that the military will not act like they normally act because people may get crazy if they do.
President Trump said that the current immigration laws are horrible, and the Democrats will not change them. He believes that the border is going to be a major issue in the 2020 election. He also believes that this issue will hurt the Democrats in the 2020 election.
Last month, the Department of Homeland Security released a report saying that there were more people apprehended at the southern border than any other month since 2008. The Department of Homeland Security said that they are overwhelmed with all of the people coming to the border. Kirstjen Nielsen is the secretary. Claire Grady is the deputy. They both announced that they would be leaving the department soon.
Thousands of troops have been sent to the border. Donald Trump has not officially announced that he will be sending more troops to the border. However, Pat Shanahan, who is the Defense Secretary, went to the White House on Tuesday to discuss this issue.
Pat stated that sending more troops to the border is definitely a possibility. He also said that he is working closely with the Department of Homeland Security. Additionally, Pat said that he believes that there will be another request for assistance in the near future.
Donald Trump has vowed that he will slow border crossings. He is willing to take drastic measures in order to address this issue. He vowed that he will cut aid if more is not done to stop illegal immigrants from coming. Kayleigh McEnany is the press secretary for Trump’s 2020 campaign. She said the president is addressing issues that other presidents did not address.