The President warned Mexico to do something about illegal aliens crossing the border into the U.S. from Mexico or he would shut the border down completely and Mexico took immediate action.
MEXICO: Mexican police apprehended thousands of people trying to cross the Southern border in order for President Trump to keep the border open.
THE PRESIDENT: Trump said,”I really wanted to close it. But now Mexico is saying, ‘No, no, no.'”
During a National Republican Congressional Committee, the President stated, “We will not let anybody get through. And they’ve apprehended over a thousand people at the southern border, their southern border. And they’re bringing them back to their countries.”
MITCH MCCONNELL: On Tuesday, McConnell warned that closing the border would have been “potentially catastrophic.”
He stated, “We certainly have a crisis on the border. I think the president’s right about that. Closing down the border would have potentially catastrophic economic impact on our country, and I would hope we would not be doing that sort of thing.”
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CONCLUSION: The President is satisfied that Mexico took action into apprehending illegal aliens crossing in and out of the Southern border. Although, McConnell stated that the President would have impacted our economic status in the country.
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