Listen: President, US And Obama discussed on PM Tampa Bay with Ryan Gorman
"You. Can't honestly defend the president's promise that Mexico would pay for the wall. Only if you were critical of Obama, can you honestly defend like, it's the same thing. And. If this were truly about national security. A far greater focus would be on those overstaying their visa. The president in the White House are trying to make this to be a national security issue. That's what tomorrow night's speech and address to the nation is going to be all about, and that's what you've seen them floating in their talking points recently. To national security emergency. That's that's how the president could potentially. Make this case that it's a national emergency. But if you're looking at our immigration problems as a national emergency, and as a national security issue forty four percent of those living in the US legally or people who overstayed a visa sixty five percent of net arrivals from two thousand eight two thousand fifteen were visa overstays. The visa overstay problem is growing while the border problem. Cross the border crossing problem has actually improved greatly. We're at our lowest number of border crossings since around nineteen seventy one. So we're not addressing the biggest issue when it comes to a legal immigration. We hear about drugs pouring into this country. In fact, the president's quote, the drugs are pouring into this country. They don't go through the ports of entry. So the idea is that all these illegal drugs are coming through the border illegally. They're not coming through. Our ports of entry the DA said in a November report. Meaning this is the DA under Trump. The most common trafficking technique by transnational gangs is too high drugs in passenger vehicles or tractor trailers as they drive into the US through ports of entry. So. The most. Drugs are coming through ports of entry not the southern border illegally. The most amount of illegal immigrants in this country are through visa overstays not by crossing the border illegally. How about when it comes to terrorism because this is another issue? That's come up recently. Only six immigrants in the terrorism database were stopped.."