Trump Says Hispanic-American Border Patrol Agent ‘Speaks Perfect English’
I want to ask you about that — 78 lives,” Mr. Trump said, putting Mr. Anzaldua on the spot.
“You saved 78 people.
Mr. Garza said Mr. Anzaldua had a stellar record — including the “Top Dog” award for narcotics apprehensions.
“What ends up happening is that President Trump feels very comfortable with our agents, and our agents support President Trump, and I think this was him speaking comfortably with one of our agents.
Representatives for the White House and Customs and Border Protection did not respond to requests for comment.
We’ll always be with you.
“We’re building the wall, step by step, and it’s not easy because we have a little opposition called the Democrats.
They don’t mind crime.
But even among Republicans squeamish about discussing the details of Mr. Trump’s immigration agenda, there is widespread opposition to the idea of eliminating ICE, and it is regarded as safer ground for a political attack.
They argue that focusing attention on eliminating a law enforcement agency takes pressure off the president and could ultimately prove self-defeating.