President Trump Receives Border Security Briefing in Mission Texas CSPAN January 10, 2019 6:31pm-6:48pm EST
the country and to vote on bills he already voted for on a bipartisanul basis. we should not be accomplices to the shut down the president said he would be proud of. we should say we are proud to cast our first vote as the house did to reopen the federal government to get people back to work. . >> from countries other than
central america. to go on and on. this affects the people all over the world. >> how many different countries? . >> apprehended 41 different countries we had 133 people from central america and mexico pakistan, china, romania, ecuadr , on and on. i know we keep talking about that make 60 or 70 percent. we have seen a change of the last couple of weeks with 50 percent of what we make here in south texas. it continues to believe in
between those ports of entry as well as the humanitarian mission we could not do it without your support. thank you to the men and women for border patrol and local law enforcement. >> they apprehended people from the middle east and they do that all the time. not just mexico but all over the world. the law has to be strong and we need security and the backup that you want. we have a list of things what they need more than anything whether steel or concrete we don't care they have done a fantastic job. but it could be a lot easier
in a lot of different areas which is also very helpful. >> we need to finish that job. and then in order to control the border and manage it then that accounts for 6 percent of traffic and the traffic that occurs in those areas. and i never told you to say that. [laughter] and then it is hard work in grueling.
. >> well we can declare a national emergency but we shouldn't have to. this is common sense. and that this should be happening in our country that it is much of a problem to have crime in iowa or new hampshire or new york but it comes through the border. but as well as we are doing, nationwide a lot of
that is caused by people coming to the southern border. but it wouldn't happen asking fewer people to go other places and nancy and chuck know that. is not about politics but doing the right thing i can do a lot easier things that should have been done 30 years ago or ten years ago were five years ago like everyone else that a lot of the crime in the country is caused what is coming through here. these people do the most incredible job they are not given a full hand because they
have the barriers. and then to fill up the gap i think we could do this quickly this is common sense me will save the cost of the wall much more than that. so to do immigration reform it is complex going on 30 or 35 years. and that we can do very quickly we could do that and help the dreamers and then we god a decision but they said
we don't have to do it anymore. so we will see what happens and if the supreme court rules the obama decision which she knew would not hold up but this should be done soon. >> and essay
paying for the wal wall. >> excuse me. when i say mexico will pay for the wall do you think they will write a check for 20 billion? no. they pay for that in a great trade deal you had the worst trade deal. thousands of businesses and millions of jobs you go to new england or ohio and now we
have a great trade deal and billions and billions of dollars per year now as opposed to nafta. everybody knows that. but more impressive than anything that these people are incredible when you read these people is different they are a great group of people. i have to say that they are smart and tough with the whole package it is impressive. and loaded up with border patrol and law enforcement.
and then to see you at the white house. they do an incredible job. . >> at the border have you met with any of them? . >> i guess they could have some pockets. >> i will see how we do going through congress been a national emergency is going to congress. it is so clear and so perfect i would rather not do it the same people that are holding it up they approved it just a
few years ago now all of a sudden they are not? because they know they will lose in 2022 not lose but that will not happen. >> will you take any time to see the detention facility? . >> and certainly would i would stop there if we could we have to ask the secret service but i would certainly stop there. that's not a bad idea actually. if you read one of your competitors today to say this isn't an argument they can win
democrats just got elected to congress and i don't know if you saw the same story i did , they say this is not an argument that we will win. this is a common sense argument. if we don't get this going they will not act responsibly they don't think dad or crime are these problems by not having a barrier come in and you will see where it will happen to the national emergency that i can do very easily. because the act itself was approved by congress. >> i have two of the most respected senators right behind me. and we had a great meeting yesterday close to 53 people and on the difficult side. and some great senators.
that you have far more unity than the democrats. . >> all i can tell you is i feel very badly family members that have been killed that never should have happened those are who i think most about. . >> the nice part about the wall or the very air that can be worked out in 15 minutes we could start construction. we are already building now we have the building code we have a fantastic design that would be efficient and fast and that would really work well.
. >> how quickly could construction actually happened? . >> if i read your newspaper but we would win that suit very quickly. i am prepared for anything. so if you look at various things and we end up winning recently in the supreme court. >> [inaudible conversations] . >> they came to me with a package. that the senators agreed with that everybody liked. that you have some laws and codes and doing with immigration i don't care if a liberal or conservative, they went to straighten things out
and they don't want people killed and that will happen. go ahead. caravan forming right now in honduras. if we had a wall we wouldn't have any problems. thank you all very much. . >> and then to be badly injured and many of the people thank you all very much. >> i don't know if we have enough time to get it done.