Linda has made “Self” our daily Just Jot it January prompt for today. President Trump is self serving, as he only has concern for his own welfare and his own interests and he never seems to care about others, especially all of those government workers who are out of work now, because he is proud to own the shutdown, or at least he said that he would be. Trump has shut down the government over his stubbornness about this stupid wall which he should have acted on when the Republicans held a majority in both the House and the Senate. His base was promised this wall and he did not deliver, so he looks foolish. Republicans keep on attacking immigrants and they want to make a big issue out of that horrible ‘caravan’ full of evil people, because of the xenophobic fantasies that they harbor. The false and misleading claims amount to nothing more than scare tactics and this type of propaganda works on those who watch FOX News, as they want to believe in this invasion.
Vice President Mike Pence insists that the wall is necessary because 4,000 suspected terrorists were captured trying to enter the United States. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended President Trump’s claims that terrorists are pouring across the southern border. She said that nearly 4,000 known or suspected terrorists come into our country illegally, and that the most vulnerable point of entry is at our southern border. Wallace said that these Special Interest Aliens are just people who come from countries that have ever produced a terrorist and most of them are entering the US at airports and that the State Department even said there hasn’t been any terrorists that they’ve found coming across the southern border with Mexico. Sanders did not dispute the airport numbers, but she added that “they come by air, by land and by sea”. It seems like Republicans are willing to bend the truth any way they want to serve their needs.