The White House held its first briefing for 2019 and it concerned border security.
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at the podium told the press that she was welcoming a special guest for an appearance in the briefing room, President Donald Trump. (Video Below)
President Trump made his first White House briefing room appearance and he focused on border security and the wall.
This comes amid the government shutdown and the border crisis at the southern border.
Border security and ICE spoke to the press along with the President Trump where they discussed the importance of border security. (Video Below)
The President said during his surprise visit, “You can call it a wall, you can call it a barrier, you can call it whatever you want, but essentially, we need protection. We’re gonna make it good. The people of our country want it.”
“I have never had so much support as I have in the last week over my stance on border security for border control and for frankly the wall or the barrier.” The Commander in Chief told the press.
He explained he’s had several calls coming in and writing for support of the wall. (Video Below)
Watch President Trump discuss the border situation below:
Pres. Trump makes a surprise appearance in White House briefing room, where he dives into remarks about border security and touts support from several border patrol officials for his push for a wall on the southern border. https://t.co/iCssWCrB8p pic.twitter.com/BnKzJ5hHUa
— ABC News (@ABC) January 3, 2019
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