As the government shutdown continues due the impasse in Congress over the funding for President Trump’s “big, beautiful wall,” Campus Reform thought it would be enlightening to visit a college campus and hear from students on the problem driving the whole wall idea: illegal immigration.
What Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips found was that students at American University recoiled at the rhetoric of Democratic leaders — if they thought it was Trump doing the talking, that is. . .
So would students agree with the unequivocal assertions by Democratic leaders about the importance of stopping illegal immigrants from “pour[ing] into the United States undetected, undocumented and unchecked” and their commitment to “build[ing] a barrier to try to prevent illegal immigrants from coming in”? . . .
Phillips begins by asking the students how they feel about the idea of a border wall generally. He gets a bunch of negative responses, including that a wall is “absolutely horrendous.” . . .
When Phillips finally reveals that the quotes were from Schumer, Obama and Clinton, the students are largely left speechless, sometimes laughing: “How about that?!” says one student, smiling.
(Read more from “Students Slam ‘Trump’ Wall Quotes, Then They Learn Who Actually Said Them” HERE)