President Trump Donald John Trump Colbert mocks Trump for "orange" reflex Dem wins Trump County in Pennsylvania Trump says the health plan will be the first to vote after the 2020 election MORE threats to close the southern border, arguing that Mexico is now cooperating in the detention of migrants.
"For the first time in a decade," Trump said, Mexico "detained more than a thousand people" on its southern border and returned them to their home countries.
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Trump earlier on that day departed from their threats to close the border this week, saying that "100 percent" would close the border or "cover large areas of the border" if the Congress did not adopt stricter immigration laws.
"If we do not conclude an agreement with the Congress, the Mexican border will be closed. 100 percent, "Trump told reporters at the Oval Office." Or we are about to close large areas of the border, perhaps not all. But this is the only way we get the answer, and I'm quite ready to do so.
The apparent retreat of the president on Tuesday evening came after the leader of the majority of the senate Mitch McConnell Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTrump ridicules the Green New Deal, as does the "young bartender" Ocasio-Cortez Overnight Healthcare & 39; I: Democrats offer Medicare X bill | McConnell tells Trump Senate will not accept abolition of ObamaCare | Insulin to testify to a bill on abortion GOP switched off Trump 's push for health more than (R -Ky.) Warned Tuesday that closing the border would have a "potentially catastrophic" "I think that the president's affair, closure of the border would have a potentially catastrophic economic impact on our country, and I hope that we will not do that," McConnell told reporters.