Skip to comments.Arizona Gov. Ducey backs Trump on 'short as possible' Mexico border closure
Posted on 04/03/2019 1:29:33 PM PDT by deplorableindc
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey offered rare Republican support Wednesday for President Trump's threat to close the Mexico border if Congress doesn't pass comprehensive immigration reform.
"I think our trade with Mexico is extremely important, but border security comes first," Ducey told reporters on the White House driveway after meeting with Trump.
Ducey said that Trump has not made a decision, but that if he does close the border, "we would be supportive of it and want it to be as short as possible."
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Gov. Ducey is a patriotic America, now what about the other 49?
Lets hear from them all!
Good for Doug. Maybe we can actually go camping in Organ Pipe National Monument safely for a change...
Congress isn’t going to do anything.
It would be better if Trump found the strength to CLOSE the Border and tell Congress “ The Border will remain CLOSED until Congress acts on behalf of the American People!”
Thank You Governor Ducey for at least speaking up about this
Congress could care less about the Safety of the USA.
pass comprehensive immigration reform.
I hope that they do not pass “Comprehensive Immigration Reform”.
We all know what that means.
Amnesty, abandoning the rule of law and surrendering the country.
Ducey is faced with hard choices. He is a huge corportist and a realist facing the cost of huge numbers of faux refugees being dumped in his state.
Close the border NOW!FOREVER!
Don’t do it Mr. Trump. Better to invade Mexico and turn their side of the border into a no-go zone. Closing the border will turn out the same as the government shutdown, when Republicans caved after the Coast Guard was being deprived of funds. It’s simple — holding things hostage works only when all the pain falls on the other side, which is not going to be the case here. When American exports to Mexico suffer and American plants close due to lack of component parts from Mexico, we’re going to see CNN interviewing laid-off American workers cursing Trump.
This is all so stupid. The best way not to have to close the border is for every single governor, every senator, representative, state and federal, et al., to unite behind Pres. Trump and insist that the border must be closed if Mexico, et al, do not stop this invasion. That will get their attention, that will stop the invasion, and the border will then not need to be closed. This divisiveness is what emboldens them. I hate these mealy-mouthed politicians who do not understand that the best defense is a good offense. We must be a nation of fools, because we certainly have elected fools for our leaders.
...... As "Short as Possible" would be as effective as not shutting the border at all ..... I would rather have it as "Effective a Possible" instead of just being a Symbolic Gesture and have everyone south of the border begging to have the border reopened and actually willing to negotiate a settlement to end our crisis of the invasion by Foreign Nationals.
..... This is not about being nice and cordial .... It's about the survival of our nation and controlling our own borders
What’s the difference between “short as possible” and “long as necessary”?
He should be rallying the AZ legislature to petition the Federal Government to call forth the United States Armed Services to repel this INVASION, as the Constitution stipulates....
There is/was talk of keeping the trucking lanes open.
I tend to agree with you. Its apparent that the crime syndicates have taken control over that country completely now and that there is no way the government of Mexico can be trusted with anything.
Not that they havent had control since the inception of that country.
Dont worry, Governor. The Mexicans will fold in less than 48 hours.
“...and a realist facing the cost of huge numbers of faux refugees being dumped in his state.”
Yeah, that will do it. Sheesh. They wait until they are overwhelmed, then finally support this President. We need to call them all and tell them to get with the program!
Then let said businesses shop around for alternate parts from other places. It’s time they did.
Call your governors Freepers from Border states.
I do too but I hope he has a sound exit strategy.
Hey Ducey, we don't want "comprehensive immigration reform". It's just another word for AMNESTY, which equals the death of America, ya puke!
Thanks for the support, you stinking RINO!
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