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Trump’s First Term Border Achievements Were, Frankly, Extraordinary.
The perpetual crisis at the U.S. southern border behooves a reminder of President Donald J. Trump’s policy achievements – and an exhaustive list of actions taken over just four years – which led to one of the most secure periods of time in the region for decades.
In 2015, Trump declared “the U.S. has become a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems.” Surely enough, those problems have come home to roost in variety of ways, be it related to infrastructure, crime, jobs, or otherwise.
Now, Trump’s opponents including candidates such as Ron DeSantis and the pro open border Koch network are attempting to undermine the former President on the issue, amongst others.
‘The Most Secure Border in History’.
Team Trump points to what they call the “most secure border in the history of the United States,” citing the government-wide end of the “catch and release” policy, which didn’t just remove illegals from the country, but also “sent a strong deterrence message that illegal aliens should not take the journey north because they will not be allowed into American communities.”