While introducing new legislation aimed at tightening up border security Thursday morning, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, called President Trump “an ally” in fighting illegal immigration.
“We just happen to have, thank goodness, a president who believes that border security is important, and so we view him as an ally in this effort,” Cornyn said at a news conference introducing the Building America’s Trust Act.
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The bill aims to increase law enforcement resources and add “infrastructure, like a wall system,” along the southern border, according to Cornyn.
“This isn’t a pretend border security bill, this is a tough border security and interior enforcement bill, and we intended it that way,” Cornyn said.
Wednesday morning, Mr. Trump endorsed a bill with
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