The former White House press secretary and Fox News associate Ari Fleisher on Wednesday compared the immigration crisis with foreign travelers arriving at airports in the country without going through customs and "just getting out of their airplanes and merging with our communities ". On Tuesday, Secretary of Homeland Security, Kerstin Nielsen, said the Trump administration treated the immigration crisis as a "Cat Hurricane Catastrophe" and that it directed the agencies to "increase resources and staff" to border security and migration management.
merging all agencies; we want everyone to get involved, "Nilson said," Tucker Carlson tonight. " America's Newsroom in response to Nilsen's comparison of the border crisis with the natural disaster. "For decades, the federal government has known we have had problems, and for decades the federal government has failed to do anything about it. And now President Trump sticks to that. The heart of the problem, of course, is that if you bring children to the United States and apply for asylum, you know that you can get away so our system can stimulate that. "
Fleischer, who served as President George W. Bush's press secretary from 2001
President Donald Trump has announced an emergency at the southern border and has closed down in recent days in response to the increase in illegal border posts, calling on Mexico to step up efforts to halt migratory flows on their part
for El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. "We will have a strong border or we will have a closed border," he told reporters at the White House on Tuesday. "We'll see what happens."
Meanwhile, Nielsen will travel to the southern border this week with plans to visit the harbors at the entrance and talk to law enforcement officials before joining President Trump in California on Friday near part of a bordering wall, DHS officials said Fox News.
On Wednesday, Trump Chirping, "Congress must come together and immediately remove the loopholes at the border!" If there is no action, Border or large stretches of Border will close, a national emergency! "
According to the majority leader in the Senate Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Closure of the border would completely disrupt production lines and the flow of goods ranging from avocado to cars, making "potentially catastrophic economic
Fleischer said it was a" difficult move and sometimes Take tough steps to to get people to give up their positions. "
" This would create economic pain on the Mexican side of the border and on the American side of the border. And the Mexican side is whether it will create such economic pain that they will begin to put pressure on their government to prevent people from entering their country by crossing it to enter America? , would it put pressure on people to say "finally, the federal government, to do something about it?" I do not see any evidence that Washington has a mood for compromise, and that's the magic word. Democrats must support law enforcement, border control. Republicans must welcome immigrants legally in this country. This is called a comprehensive immigration reform and has to be done. "
The Associated Press contributed to this report.