Trump Imposes Tariffs on Mexico

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JUNE 3, 2019

         WHAT’S A PRESIDENT TO DO WHEN THE UNITED STATES IS BEING INVADED AND CONGRESS REFUSES TO DO ANYTHING TO STOP IT FOR POLITICAL REASONS?

         HE DOES WHAT PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS DONE – SLAP GRADUATING TARIFFS ON MEXICO IF IT DOESN’T DO MORE TO STOP THE FLOW. HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF MIGRANTS ARE ENTERING AMERICA ILLEGALLY EACH MONTH. THESE ARE RECORD NUMBERS. CONGRESS COULD STOP IT IMMEDIATELY BY APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR A WALL AND HIRING OF MORE BORDER AGENTS. DEMOCRATS SEE THEM AS FUTURE VOTERS. TOO MANY REPUBLICANS AND THE U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SEE THEM AS CHEAP LABOR FOR THEIR DONORS.

         THE BIG MEDIA ARE SEEING THE DARK SIDE, SAYING THE PRESIDENT’S ACTION WILL HARM THE NEW TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN MEXICO, THE U.S. AND CANADA. UNCONTROLLED MIGRATION WILL HARM US MORE. IT IS, AS THE PRESIDENT HAS SAID, A NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUE.

         THIS ISN’T ABOUT RACE, AS SOME CRITICS SAY. NO NATION CAN MAINTAIN ITS CHARACTER IF IT DOESN’T CONTROL ITS BORDERS. THINGS ARE OUT OF CONTROL ON OUR SOUTHERN BORDER AND PRESIDENT TRUMP IS EXERCISING ONE OF HIS VIEW OPTIONS TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT WHILE CONGRESS DOES NOTHING. I’M CAL THOMAS.