Students Slam ‘Trump’ Wall Quotes, Then They Learn Who Actually Said Them

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.

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