Skip to comments.President Trump's Call for Action - Flood the Capitol's Switchboard!
Posted on 01/09/2019 5:45:10 AM PST by onyx
"To every citizen, call Congress, and tell them to finally, after all of these decades, secure our border."
A switchboard operator will connect you directly with the Senate office you request.
Oh, Congress is going to be upset with you, when they get calls all day ... same number connects you to House members!
The Presidents Speech
PRESIDENT TRUMP: My fellow Americans, tonight Im speaking to you because there is a growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border.
Every day, Customs and Border Protection agents encounter thousands of illegal immigrants trying to enter our country. We are out of space to hold them, and we have no way to promptly return them back home to their country. America proudly welcomes millions of lawful immigrants who enrich our society and contribute to our nation, but all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal migration.
It strains public resources and drives down jobs and wages. Among those hardest hit are African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans. Our southern border is a pipeline for vast quantities of illegal drugs including meth, heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl. Every week, 300 of our citizens are killed by heroin alone. Ninety percent of which floods across from our southern border. More Americans will die from drugs this year than were killed in the entire Vietnam War.
In the last two years, ICE officers made 266,000 arrests of aliens with criminal records including those charged or convicted of 100,000 assaults, 30,000 sex crimes, and 4,000 violent killings. Over the years, thousands of Americans have been brutally killed by those who illegally entered our country and thousands more lives will be lost if we dont act right now.
This is a humanitarian crisis. A crisis of the heart, and a crisis of the soul. Last month, 20,000 migrant children were illegally brought into the United States, a dramatic increase. These children are used as human pawns by vicious coyotes and ruthless gangs. One in three women are sexually assaulted on the dangerous trek up through Mexico. Women and children are the biggest victims, by far, of our broken system.
This is the tragic reality of illegal immigration on our southern border. This is the cycle of human suffering that I am determined to end. My administration has presented Congress with a detailed proposal to secure the border and stop the criminal gangs, drug smugglers, and human traffickers. Its a tremendous problem.
Our proposal was developed by law enforcement professionals and border agents at the Department of Homeland Security. These are the resources they have requested to properly perform their mission and keep America safe. In fact, safer than ever before.
The proposal from homeland security includes cutting edge technology for detecting drugs, weapons, illegal contraband and many other things. We have requested more agents, immigration judges to process the sharp rise of unlawful migration fueled by our very strong economy.
Our plan also contains an urgent request for humanitarian assistance and medical support. Furthermore, we have asked Congress to close border security loopholes so that illegal immigrant children can be safely and humanely returned back home.
Finally, as part of an overall approach to border security, law enforcement professionals have requested $5.7 billion for a physical barrier. At the request of Democrats it will be a steel barrier rather than a concrete wall. This barrier is absolutely critical to border security. Its also what our professionals at the border want and need. This is just common sense.
The border wall would very quickly pay for itself. The cost of illegal drugs exceeds $500 billion a year. Vastly more than the $5.7 billion we have requested from Congress. The wall will also be paid for indirectly by the great new trade deal we have made with Mexico.
Senator Chuck Schumer, who you will be hearing from later tonight, has repeatedly supported a physical barrier in the past along with many other Democrats. They changed their mind only after I was elected president.
Democrats in Congress have refused to acknowledge the crisis and they have refused to provide our brave border agents with the tools they desperately need to protect our families and our nation.
The federal government remains shut down for one reason, and one reason only, because Democrats will not fund border security. My administration is doing everything in our power to help those impacted by the situation, but the only solution is for Democrats to pass a spending bill that defends our borders and reopens the government.
This situation could be solved in a 45 minute meeting. I have invited congressional leadership to the White House tomorrow to get this done. Hopefully we can rise above partisan politics in order to support national security.
Some have suggested a barrier is immoral. Then why do wealthy politicians build walls, fences, and gates around their homes? They dont build walls because they hate the people on the outside but because they love the people on the inside. The only thing that is immoral is the politicians to do nothing and continue to allow more innocent people to be so horribly victimized.
Americas heart broke the day after Christmas when a young police officer in California was savagely murdered in cold blood by an illegal alien, just came across the border. The life of an American hero was stolen by someone who had no right to be in our country. Day after day, precious lives are cut short by those who have violated our borders.
In California, an air force veteran was raped, murdered, and beaten to death with a hammer by an illegal alien with a long criminal history. In Georgia, an illegal alien was recently charged with murder for killing, beheading, and dismembering his neighbor. In Maryland, MS-13 gang members who arrived in the United States as unaccompanied minors were arrested and charged last year after viciously stabbing and beating a 16-year-old girl.
Over the last several years I have met with dozens of families whose loved ones were stolen by illegal immigration. I have held the hands of the weeping mothers and embraced the grief stricken fathers. So sad, so terrible. I will never forget the pain in their eyes, the tremble in their voices, and the sadness gripping their souls. How much more American blood must we shed before Congress does its job?
To those who refuse to compromise in the name of border security, I would ask, imagine if it was your child, your husband, or your wife whose life was so cruelly shattered and totally broken. To every member of Congress: pass a bill that ends this crisis. To every citizen, call Congress, and tell them to finally, after all of these decades, secure our border.
This is a choice between right and wrong, justice and injustice. This is about whether we fulfill our sacred duty to the American citizens we serve. When I took the oath of office, I swore to protect our country and that is what I will always do so help me God.
Thank you and good night.
Paul Ryan dropped the ball on purpose.
That corrupt son of a b*tch doesn’t give a flying crap about the people of Wisconsin or the people of America.
He takes his marching order from the corrupt, globalist, cheap labor open borders U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Obama does NOT live in a gated community——wealthy but not gated.
Last night on some FReeper thread, I laughed at the description of San Fran Nan and Upchuck.
they said “they looked like open mike night at a funeral parlor”
They made FOOLS of themselves and they know it.
Nan MUST have used extra denture cream, had her hands tied down and chuckie never blinked. He outstared that teleprompter by a mile. They looked outright evil.
Last night IMHO was only part 1 of Trump’s plan, today is part 2 with the meeting - IF it even happens. Tomorrow at the border is Part 3.
We shall see.
Happy New Year to you, BTW.
He has a wall/fence around his property.
If that is not “gated” then tell me what is?!?
“Paul Ryan dropped the ball on purpose.
That corrupt son of a b*tch doesnt give a flying crap about the people of Wisconsin or the people of America.
He takes his marching order from the corrupt, globalist, cheap labor open borders U.S. Chamber of Commerce.”
I AM from Wisconsin - HE IS / WAS horrible. Not in my district, but so embarassed by him. Furious AT him, too. What scum he turned out to be. Anti-Trump and ultimately Anti-American to boot. Glad he’s out.
Given the above facts, do you honestly believe, at this point they would care or even listen to anything we say? It is well past that point.
The DEMON RATS and RINO establishment, globalist, "republicans" already know EVERYTHING President Trump stated last night and they have already made it perfectly clearthat they have absolutely no intention of ever supporting his plea and plan to finally secure America's southern border because it is not in THEIR INTEREST to do so.
We have already PEACEFULLY marched on Washington DC via the massive Tea Party rally. Did they listen? No, they instead marginalized what took place and used all of the resources of the Federal government at their disposal to go after, persecute, prosecute and destroy the Tea Party and conservative American citizens.
We have been playing by the rules and have been "flooding their switchboards" FOR DECADES! Have they listened to the American people or done anything that we have lawfully plead with them to do? NO!
So, in all honesty, do you actually believe flooding the switchboards is going to make any difference now? The answer is a resounding NO!
President Trump needs to stop talking, stop begging the DEMON RATS and RINO republicans to "play nice" and negotiate; face reality, declare a state of national emergency, take the funds directly from the military budget and JUST BUILD IT ALL, IN ITS ENTIRETY using the military!
The very fate and existence of the country is at stake; the time for talking, rehashing the facts, "playing nice", pleading, begging, cajoling is OVER; it is time to STOP TALKING AND ACT!
I have a wager with you. I bet you, that he’ll be coming out with some kind of tell all book, that blasts Trump, with some behind the scene commentary, with the intent of undermining Trump. He’ll put this out, also before 2020, and throw his hat in for someone to primary Trump.
It’s a gated PROPERTY,not a gated community.
The Secret Service keeps people far away from Obama’s fence/wall. I don’t think vehicles are allowed within 1000 ft.
This is a perfect time for prospective candidates for congress where their congress member is a demo and won’t vote for the wall. To run around in their district plastering the district with signs with their names on it demanding it gets built.
I called my rep, a democrat (Marxist) , but she isn’t taking calls.
So then I called Senator Casey, and left a blistering message. I will make it my life’s mission to make sure he and anyone else who stands in the way of Trumps wall is never elected again. I warned him about MS13, and I want my country safe for my kids.
If they block this wall and MS13 or ISIS goes on a tear in the USA, they are toast.
Done on phone calls and emails; tomorrow is payday and I will be donating to America’s Wall Fund that the veteran is managing and I urge STRONGLY that this is what we all do: Q said to get LOUD well the time is here!!!
Hey dearest buddy!
Vice President Mike Pence was just speaking with Rush and he told Rush that “today is the day to for all Rush’s listeners to call senators and congress members to tell them we back President Trump!”
I’ve called 5 Kalifornia thus far and none were pleasant, particularly John Garamendi! Still trying to reach Kamala Harris!
I tried to eMail my Congressman, Mike Doyle (PA 14). But his canned eMail form kept telling me “invalid eMail.”
BS! I entered two different eMails, both valid, but his form rejected my message.
I think he’s hiding.
I hate Democrats!
Do both! Donate and make CALLS
POTUS and VP have both made requests for us to call Democrats (Demonic-rats) to tell them we support President Trump’s Border Security plans, including the wall, and to fund the entire $5.7 Billion or MORE.
I’m also calling the weak sister Republicans like Susan Collins, Corey Gardener and Romney. Perhaps I’ll call that horrid Murkowski too.
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