White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was at her best Friday morning in responding to Senate Democrats refusing to fulfill their “constitutional duty to protect the people of this country.”
Citing a deal stuck with the Mexican government, where asylum-seekers crossing the southern border will be returned to Mexico and required to wait there while their cases are decided, Sanders called out Democrats refusing to vote for border security funding.
“I think it’s a sad day in America when the Mexican government is doing more to protect our border and stop the illegal flow of drugs, human trafficking and terrorists across our border than Senate Democrats are willing to do,” the president’s spokesperson told reporters outside the White House.
Sanders did not diffuse the suggestion that a potential government shutdown could go on for months if Democrats don’t do their job.
“The American people elected them to come up here and actually do something,” she said, “not just to be obstructionists and go against the president.”
Sanders continues to stress that Trump is serious about border security and she announced via Twitter Thursday night that the administration has ended the failed “catch and release program.”
…while again calling out Democrats for their obstruction.
“Illegal immigrants apprehended in the U.S. must now return to Mexico,” she said in the tweet. “Thank you to the government of Mexico, who is now doing more to solve our illegal immigration problem than the Democrats.”
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) December 21, 2018
One social media user asked of Democrats: “Do they hate
@POTUS more than they love this country?”
But the reaction online seemed to center around who Democrats hate more, Trump OR their country as they doggedly stand with illegal immigrants over American citizens.
Here’s a sampling of the reactions from Twitter:
I think so. Most of them obstruct to the GOP agenda, then when they are the majority, they flip flop.
— Peter Quintero (@niles8427) December 21, 2018
Yes, they do! That is patently obvious.
— Erenna Marie (@erenna_marie) December 21, 2018
I am beginning to think so and shame on all of them. The way I was raised God and your Country always came first but look at all of them they hate our President so they are willing to let everyone suffer. What a very sad concept to swallow. God bless ?
— Trumps warrior girl (@Kellie2727Paula) December 21, 2018
Obviously @NancyPelosi Nancy and @chuckschumer hate our president more than they love America & protecting our sovereignty & the Americans who love and have died for our FREEDOMS. DEMOCRATS under Nancy & Chuck are DISGRACEFUL & HATEFUL.■tap pic.twitter.com/HbL6JtX07k
— AndiAmerica (@AndreaWeslien) December 21, 2018
Yes. They hate trump more than they love this country. No doubt
— Helen Spade ❌ (@HelenSpade4) December 21, 2018
No , they hate all of us who are like President Trump. He’s the tip of the spear. Avoid the tip of the spear , you avoid the spear. Yada yada
— J.D.Wright ?? (@aerialmovie) December 21, 2018
Most of our swamp monsters are compromised and by that I mean they owe their allegiance to people other than the u.s. citizens they are supposed to represent.
— brenda e. (@BrendaAnnEstep) December 21, 2018
I think they hate this country more than they hate @potus. And that’s sayin something.
— Maga titan (@titan_maga) December 21, 2018
Mexico knows if these people get into United States, the caravans will keep coming! With that comes the rapes, murders, drugs and huge cost to take care of their humanitarian needs. Simply put, they must be stopped.
— Love My Country (@MartineauLarry) December 21, 2018
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