Mexico bows to Pres. Trump on 'containment' of illegal aliens

Mexico bowed to President Trump's border security demands by agreeing to set up a Central American illegal alien "containment" belt 2,200 miles south of San Diego. Mexico's socialist president, Andrés Manuel López-Obrador, known as "AMLO," trumpeted after his huge July victory that he sympathized with migrants suffering from "hunger and poverty."  He promised to slash funds dedicated to border control and claimed that he would stand up to any of President Trump's bullying tactics. A recent Rasmussen Reports national poll revealed that a survey high of 35 percent of "Likely U.S. Voters" believe immigration to be the most urgent issue for Congress to address.  But AMLO must have been confident that President Trump's hands were tied by the "Russiagate" investigation.  He probably assumed that Democrats would either squeeze Trump out of...(Read Full Post)
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