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.
Thank you, onyx!
Make some calls PING!
I work in a very liberal religious house of worship in a very liberal NON diverse community. Virtue signalling social justice warriors abound! Besides me, there are 3 other conservatives in the entire facility that I know of, but only I have outed myself. Here’s the kicker...Since the church shooting in Texas and the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, they are hardening the facility—it may cost upwards of $150,000! We have security guards (unarmed of course), everything is locked including the front door. The measures being taken over a PERCEIVED threat is insane! So, when I mentioned to a liberal colleague all the effort and expense to secure the building but no support for securing the border, with thousands poring in every day, her response was: “Illegals aren’t shooting up these places.” UNBELIEVABLE.
I, naturally, followed up by asking what about drug smugglers, human traffickers, coyotes, abuse of women and children, MS 13. Wouldn’t it be better if they immigrated legally, waited their turn, not pay coyotes, not endanger themselves. She didn’t want to hear it—she probably agrees it’s all “manufactured.” Last thing she said was “I don’t agree with you.”
You are the type of person that is going to side with the Democrats when Trump builds a “fence,” instead of a “wall.”
Please enjoy the rest of your life.
More importantly, I was correcting another Freeper who stated that Trump referenced “Obama’s wall,” when in fact Trump never said Obama.
You kind of missed the whole premise that these rich politicians build walls around themselves (their property, their communities, their offices, whatever!), but we the riff-raff are not worthy of said defenses.
Arizona senators’ voicemail inboxes full, can’t leave a comment/message.
I can’t find their email addresses on their web sites (Skank Sinema and Martha McSally). Any suggestions??
Thank you onyx.
My message will be short and simple, much like the Founders plan laying out the responsibilities of the federal government.
National Security is their First and most important responsibility.
Get on it.
I agree that contacting the congress critters does little good. I think we should cut out the voice boxes of the commies. I want the numbers for nbc, abc, cbs, fox, msnbc, the new york times, the la whatever, I am sure you get the idea. Second part of the plan is worry the sh?t out of their advertisers. Let them know you are putting your money where your mouth is and will no longer support megacorporations that are with the dims and therefore against the common man.
If I weren’t so old and lazy, I would try to get the numbers myself. Thanks in advance.
Reporting in on Georgia Reps -
Senator Perdue went right to his machine. That is ok, IF someone eventually listens.
Senator Isakson - young lady answered, I thanked her for answering the phone, and said my piece, short and to the point. She listened then responded after more than a few beats with a decidedly amused tone. I asked her if she thought National Security was an amusing issue. She said no, and I said that was good, because we sure don’t find it funny, and further, she might want to check her attitude toward the people who pay her.
Honestly, no surprise at all coming from Isakson’s office.
Congressman Buddy Carter - young lady answered, listened and was very nice in tone. I told her about my experiences today, and thanked her for being the best of the three. She said it was her pleasure, and reassured me of what I already knew - that Rep. Carter backs the wall.
Shakes head... we didn’t even vote for Carter in the primaries... had seen him in several small venue events, did not like his style... hopefully, he will REALLY come through for America in the end.
Thanks for the heads up, will call the White House Kook line ASAP
" Hi Senator Wyden I hate Trump too, but the border is out of control and a barrier would be a good thing, please vote for a border fence and we can blame it on Trump. Keep up the good work and impeach that basterd" ...(LOL)
called the comment line and used a real gay voice impersonation
Sending an email to my Congressman (Steny Hoyer) and it’s taking a long time to send, which is a good sign - it means that they’re getting bombarded!
LOL! Gotta love it. Almost makes me wish I had a Dem to call ;)
” Hi Senator Wyden I hate Trump too, but the border is out of control and a barrier would be a good thing, please vote for a border fence and we can blame it on Trump. Keep up the good work and impeach that basterd” ...(LOL)
lolol...I may try that. That’s probably the only way to get their attention. Bravo.
VP Pence just moments ago asked people to flood the Capitol with calls in support of the WALL & President Trump.
(202) 224-3121. If your Congress Rep has full mailbox hold for a switchboard operator. They have to take your message.
(202) 224-3121. If your Congress Rep has full mailbox hold for a switchboard operator. They have to take your message.
“You are the type of person that is going to side with the Democrats when Trump builds a fence, instead of a wall.
And you don’t even know what a gated community is.
"Side By Side"
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