PressTV-‘Trump using fear tactics to scare Americans of migrants’

US President Donald Trump’s speech on Tuesday about immigration and building a border wall was a fear tactic and misinformation to fulfill a 2016 election campaign promise, an American political analyst says.

In a televised speech from his White House office, Trump urged Congress to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the US border with Mexico.

Facing Democratic opposition in Congress to a wall that he promised to build as a presidential candidate, Trump said in his first prime-time address from the Oval Office that there was a growing security and humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border.

Using blunt language in an attempt to win public support, the Republican president said illegal immigrants and drugs flowing across the southern border posed a serious threat to American safety.

Trump was “ranting and railing against the minority of the day to instill fear of them to his audience,” said Myles Hoenig, who ran…

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