Trump on border: ‘It’s like Disneyland now’ By BIANCA QUILANTAN, Politico
President Donald Trump on Sunday lamented his administration’s decision to stop the practice of separating families illegally crossing the U.S-Mexico border, calling it “the worst immigration laws ever, incompetent, they're there for a long time.”
“When they used to separate children, which was done during the Obama administration, with Bush, with us, with everybody, far fewer people would come, and we've been on a humane basis, it's pretty bad,” Trump told Maria Bartiromo, host of Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures," in a phone interview.
“We go out and we stop the separation. The problem is, you have 10 times more people coming up with their families. It's like Disneyland now,” he continued. Trump also complained that due process was required to remove these people from the country, complaining of lawyers (“Perry Mason”) getting in the way.
“In our country you have to bring them to court and you have to have Perry Mason involved, it's all legal,” he said. “You have lawyers standing at the border. Our people, lawyers, wise guys, standing at the border, signing people up.”
Trump added that the court system had 900,000 pending cases, and said that “it's a system Congress can fix, and they don't get off their ass."
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