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Trump renews threat of border closure, citing new caravan of migrants


Added 04-24-19 08:58:02am EST - “President Trump on Wednesday renewed his threats to close parts of the U.S.-Mexico border? citing? the need to stop a "very big caravan."” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Trump renews threat of border closure, citing new caravan of migrants”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussia's election interference is a problem for the GOP Pence to pitch trade deal during trip to Michigan: report Iran oil minister: US made 'bad mistake' in ending sanctions waivers MORE on Wednesday renewed his threats to close parts of the U.S.-Mexico border citing the need to stop a “very big caravan.”

Trump tweeted that the migrant caravan, comprising more than 20,000 people, had already been “reduced in size by Mexico.” Mexican police detained hundreds of Central American migrants in the southern state of Chiapas on Monday.

“Mexico must apprehend the remainder or we will be forced to close that section of the Border & call up the Military. The Coyotes & Cartels have weapons!” Trump tweeted Wednesday.

A very big Caravan of over 20,000 people started up through Mexico. It has been reduced in size by Mexico but is still coming. Mexico must apprehend the remainder or we will be forced to close that section of the Border & call up the Military. The Coyotes & Cartels have weapons!

Mexican Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero has said the group, comprising migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, has over 20,000 people, but a WhatsApp group that called for people to gather in El Salvador to begin the trek in late March had just over 200 members, according to the Associated Press.

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