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Trump speech highlights: US Prez wants $5.7 bn for steel wall along border

Trump speech highlights: US Prez wants $5.7 bn for steel wall along border

TopersuadeDemocratstobackhispushforasteelbarrierontheUS-Mexicoborder,President DonaldTrump onWednesdayaddressedthenation.Inhisspeech,Trumpsaid,"undocumentedimmigrantscostthe$500billionayear,butthatleavesouttheeconomiccontributionsthattheymaketotheU.Sbypayingtaxes(includingMedicareandSocialSecuritytaxesthey'llneverbenefitfrom)andspendingmoneyintheircommunities."HesaidthatthenewNAFTAwouldpayfora borderwall.   Trump's borderwall issuehasforcedapartialshutdown ...