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Sarah Sanders on Trump’s Threat to Close the Border: Democrats ‘Leaving Us Absolutely No Choice’

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended President Donald Trump‘s threat to close the border, saying today, “Democrats are leaving us absolutely no choice.”

Sanders was asked today about what authority Trump has to close the border.

“People are starting to understand what the president has said all along,” she told reporters. “And it’s unfortunate because this could have been something that we fixed if Democrats had been willing to work with us.”

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Sanders also said that “this isn’t our first choice––our first choice would be simple, fix the law.”

She told reporters they should “spend some time asking” Democrats what their plan is to fix the problem.

You can watch above, via C-SPAN.

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