Trump At The Border: The Word ‘Manufactured’ Is Manufactured!

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January 10, 2019 2:58 p.m.
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President Donald Trump isn’t a fan of Democrats’ line about the situation at the border.

Democrats have called Trump’s fervor for a border wall and ramped-up rhetoric about illegal immigration a “manufactured crisis.” During a trip to the border on Thursday, Trump said the word “manufactured” is … manufactured.

“They say this is a manufactured crisis. That’s their new sound bite … every network has ‘manufactured crisis.’ But it’s not. What’s manufactured is the word ‘manufactured,'” Trump said, according to a White House pool report.

Speaking of fabricated imagery, Trump himself reportedly told TV anchors that his border trip amounted to a photo op. “It’s not going to change a damn thing, but I’m still doing it,” Trump said ahead of his prime time address on immigration, according to the New York Times.

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