White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders just exploded at the Democrats and announced a jaw-dropping decision by President Trump. He had to do it — the DC establishment has to learn a lesson.
Closing the southern border to travel “is not the path the president wants to take, but they’re leaving us with no choice because they’re unwilling to work with us to fix the problem,” Sanders said, speaking of the Democrats.
President Trump has given Democrats every chance to join with him in good faith on addressing our nation’s crisis at the border, however, they’ve opted to grandstand and obstruct instead.
Sanders pointed out that they are “too busy playing politics, instead of doing their jobs,” a stinging indictment of the Democrats, to be sure, but an accurate one. They are ignoring the problem intentionally to play to their base leading into 2020.
Because that’s what it’s all about for Democrats: Politics and power. But they are in for a rude awakening during the next election cycle if they miscalculate on the issue of illegal immigration. Americans want action now.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently reported on March 26 that they “recorded more than 3,700 apprehensions along the Southwest Border yesterday — the largest single day total in more than a decade.” It’s time to act.
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