During his address before a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump called out open-borders politicians to their faces, asking them to explain to the American people why they oppose the rule of law.
“To any in Congress who do not believe we should enforce our laws, I would ask you this question,” the president said. “What would you say to the American family that loses their jobs, their income, or a loved one, because America refused to uphold its laws and defend its borders?”
Boom. Did you catch Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., nodding his head at the end, as if to say “Damn straight”?
The Democrats can’t answer that question. Not without betraying their contempt for the rule of law. President Trump, on the other hand, explained exactly what his administration is doing to enforce the rule of law and help the American people succeed.
“By finally enforcing our immigration laws, we will raise wages, help the unemployed, save billions of dollars, and make our communities safer for everyone,” the president said. Stressing the necessity of restoring the rule of law to ensure that all Americans succeed, President Trump promised to secure the border and “begin the construction of a great, great wall along our southern border.”
The Democratic members of Congress sat silently as their Republican colleagues cheered.
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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