Gunny G: ~ …..This week, even Obama’s former secretary of homeland security, Jeh Johnson, acknowledged “it’s a crisis.” Leaders on both sides of the aisle should be in the Oval Office, working into the night until they hammer out a solution. That is not happening. Instead, the House leadership is considering a vote to criticize the administration….!!!!!!!!!!!/+/????????????

 James Carafano: The border is a hot mess. What’s Trump to do? Here are his options Fox News.com ^ | April 3, 2019 | James Kay Carafano Posted on 4/3/2019, 12:05:30 PM by Kaslin Put yourself in the president’s shoes. He saw the border crisis building. He warned Congress. They did nothing. Now he has to do something. Months ago, the administration alerted lawmakers that the number of people entering the country illegally and making unqualified asylum claims was skyrocketing. The only options were to stop them from crossing or let them in and release them while their bogus claims were being processed. The latter option, Congress was warned, could add another one million to the illegal population before the year was out. It was, by any reasonable definition, a crisis. The White House asked for resources to address it, but Congress didn’t deliver. This led to a government shutdown. Still, lawmakers refused to negotiate, insisting there was no crisis. That assertion is no longer tenable. This week, even Obama’s former secretary of homeland security, Jeh Johnson, acknowledged “it’s a crisis.” Leaders on both sides of the aisle should be in the Oval Office, working into the night until they hammer out a solution. That is not happening. Instead, the House leadership is considering a vote to criticize the administration….!+

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James Carafano: The border is a hot mess. What’s Trump to do? Here are his options
Fox News.com ^ | April 3, 2019 | James Kay Carafano 

Posted on 4/3/2019, 12:05:30 PM by Kaslin
Put yourself in the president’s shoes. He saw the border crisis building. He warned Congress. They did nothing. Now he has to do something.
Months ago, the administration alerted lawmakers that the number of people entering the country illegally and making unqualified asylum claims was skyrocketing. The only options were to stop them from crossing or let them in and release them while their bogus claims were being processed. The latter option, Congress was warned, could add another one million to the illegal population before the year was out.
It was, by any reasonable definition, a crisis.
The White House asked for resources to address it, but Congress didn’t deliver. This led to a government shutdown. Still, lawmakers refused to negotiate, insisting there was no crisis.
That assertion is no longer tenable. This week, even Obama’s former secretary of homeland security, Jeh Johnson, acknowledged “it’s a crisis.”
Leaders on both sides of the aisle should be in the Oval Office, working into the night until they hammer out a solution. That is not happening. Instead, the House leadership is considering a vote to criticize the administration.

With Congress whistling past the graveyard, what is the president to do? He must look for ways to address the overwhelming challenge with the tools at his disposal. He is already trying to build the wall, despite congressional obstructionism. But what else is possible, and how effective would those measures be?
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