Skip to comments.'We Truly Are in System Meltdown': DHS Sec'y Nielsen Says Congress Must Act on Border Crisis
Posted on 03/19/2019 8:26:51 PM PDT by SJackson
'The president has made this a priority,' Nielsen says.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the debate over President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southern border boils down to "pretty simple calculus."
Twelve Senate Republicans joined the Democrats' effort last week to block Trump's emergency declaration, including the party's 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
The resolution, which the president vetoed the following day, would have blocked Trump from seizing billions of dollars intended for other projects in order to pay for his long-promised border wall.
"Did the president have authority to issue the emergency? He did. It's statutory. Congress gave it to him," Nielsen said on "Special Report" Monday.
She said she can confirm there is absolutely a humanitarian disaster at the border, and it's becoming more "heart-wrenching" every single day.
"We truly are in system meltdown," Nielsen said. "The system was not built for this type of flow, for these numbers and what we're seeing, whether it's drugs, whether it's traffickers, whether it's the child exploiters, or whether it's all the families and the children who are coming across very sick and very in need."
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Shut the border down completely.
A week or two and Mexico will be bussing the Hondurans and Guatemalans home instead of to the border.
“Shut the border down completely.”
Shut ALL immigration down until we have control of it.
System collapse. That’s been the Demonrats’ goal since Cloward and Piven undertook to write their famous paper.
“Shut the border down completely.
A week or two and Mexico will be bussing the Hondurans and Guatemalans home instead of to the border”.
I agree. Shut the whole thing down until Congress cooperates with the President..
We’ve been melted for a long time.
i admit I must agree that it would be prudent for a while to do that.
In a mid-sized Eastern Tennessee city I live in, they rent homes (some in nicer neighborhoods) and hole up with about 25 per house, coming and going. Dealing drugs, running guns, etc. The one who should be placed six feet under is the landowner who rents out to them.
When they rent in nicer areas it is often a “migrant rights” person that does the paperwork through a property management company. The property owner usually has no idea.
[or even America]
Hasn’t been for a long time. Especially since the crash.
President Trump is trying to fix as much of that as he can.
The idiots keep fighting him.
Wait until they see how things are not even like 2004. They won’t survive it.
More illegals were caught at the border last month alone then half of all the soldiers at the D-Day invasion of Normandy. let that sink in....
I hear you.....I'm seeing the same thing in Central Texas.
Yep , its too late now. I am in Oregon and my “lying eyes” see that at least 50% , (not exaggerating) 50% , (at least 50%) all around where I live is “Hispanic” and speaking Spanish. there are also huge populations of islamics and ethiopians We are outnumbered by immigrants and the get a lot of special benefits I can’t get
WTF is going on? It’s not congress’ or the farking court’s job to secure the border, it’s yours
PDJT, fire this stoopid b!tch and close down the border.
This is national suicide. Unbelievable bullsh!t.
I think our current US Political class is like those Aristocrats in the Dark Ages who went mad and caused the kingdoms to disintegrate
We may soon be ruled by a new ruling class of AOC's
The blue states are in open rebellion and providing a foothold for the invasion and subsequent takeover of the rest of the U.S.
Kate Brown is a despicable b!tch. It’s too bad we don’t have a DOJ to bring these lawless blue state ceckless funts to justice for felony harboring.
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