Trump: ‘I Am Working On’ Solution To Stop Border Crisis

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Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent
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President Donald Trump lamented the situation at the Southwest border in a Wednesday tweet, blaming Democratic lawmakers for refusing to consider legislation that would end family separation.

Trump’s tweet comes just a day after he visited the House Republican conference and endorsed two immigration bills under consideration. Both bills would fulfill his administration’s immigration priorities and they would end family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Neither bill currently appears to have the votes in the House to pass the chamber, and even if they do, they will face major obstacles in the Senate.

He previously tweeted about the border crisis early Tuesday and retweeted Pastor Darrell Scott’s criticism of Democratic lawmakers.

The Trump administration faces increasing pressure from the national media and the Democratic Party to end its zero-tolerance policy and stop separating families at the border.