Trump signs first veto of his presidency. President Donald Trump on Friday vetoed legislation attempting to strike down his declaration of a national emergency at the southern border during an Oval Office event from the White House.
It is the first time in his two years in office that Trump has used his presidential veto power to block legislation. It comes after a dozen Senate Republicans joined Democrats to rebuke Trump's use of his national emergency power to bypass Congress and fund construction of a border wall.
Trump was surrounded at Friday's event by officials from Customs and Border Protection as well as surviving family members of those who have had loved ones killed by undocumented immigrants. Attorney General William Barr was also at the President's veto event. Ref. CNN.
The wall costs way too much money and that money could be put into better places that are much more effective.
As an outsider that don't know much about the cost, tax, and all the little detail about it, compare to the USA citizens.
In general I also agree with Bowjangols, and I think it was necessary before your country being overthrown from inside, just like how your native american experience and now being treated, including the history in my nation shaping the current nation.
Beside as far as I understand, isnt it supposed to be for illegal immigrant anyway? Not immigrant in general.
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Illegal immigration of course shouldn't be tolerated. Legal immigration I believe should be on the table for discussion by our government, local, state, and federal. I liked the idea of Trump's wall, but have no clue as to whether it will come to fruition given the pushback from Democrats and RINOs/neocons that run the show. Maybe that can change if Trump is re-elected and continues to push for the wall that he said he would build back when he was president or at the very least, stronger border protections.
They fell off the 'unclimbable' border wall. Now they fill hospitals. Former President Donald Trump said the 30-foot border wall was unclimbable. But migrants are climbing it and they’re falling by the hundreds. Source 5e.