Trump Goes Full Conspiracy Theory, Claims US Is Being Invaded

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Upon returning back to the White House following a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border — a trip he admitted to reporters was just a photo op — President Trump concluded that the U.S. is being invaded by immigrants.

“I just got back and it is a far worse situation than almost anyone would understand, an invasion!” he said in a Friday morning tweet.

Trump and his team have been bending over backward in recent days to paint the situation at the border as a crisis in order to justify the government shutdown Trump ignited when he refused to sign any funding bill that didn’t include money for his border wall.

Trump told reporters on Thursday that he would declare a national emergency in order to secure funding if Congress can’t compromise. The White House counsel’s office is reportedly guiding Trump aides to keep referring to the border “crisis” in public so they can justify the declaration when it is inevitably challenged in court by Democrats.

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