CIS Executive Director Mark Krikorian Reacts to President Trump's Speech

By CIS on January 8, 2019

Washington, D.C. (January 8, 2018) – Following President Trump's speech to the nation on border security tonight, the Center for Immigration Studies' Executive Director, Mark Krikorian, offered his immediate reactions:

Overall

Best Line of the Night

Missed Opportunities

President Trump is correct to point out that the children being smuggled are being used as pawns. It's unclear how a trade deal will pay for the wall. He should instead have pushed Congress to levy a remittance tax.

Martial Law?

 

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View the full transcript of the speech here.

Contact:
Marguerite Telford
Director of Communications, Center for Immigration Studies
(202) 466-8185
mrt@cis.org