President Trump is headed to Texas Thursday for a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border as he holds the line against Democrats on security. He will visit a U.S. Border Patrol station in McAllen and then head to the Rio Grande. He will participate in briefings at both locations.
“The only way you have a strong border is you have a wall or steel barrier," Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departure. “The wall that we’re doing is very, very hard to penetrate.”
"This is a crisis," he continued, discussing the possibility of declaring a national emergency. “If this doesn’t work out, I’ll probably will do it, maybe definitely...I have the option.”
Yesterday President Trump made a visit to Capitol Hill for a meeting with Senate Republicans.
"We don't give up because we're doing the right thing," Trump said after the meeting.