President Trump claimed on Tuesday that a border wall is necessary to prevent a “tremendous medical problem” tied to immigration.
“One of the problems that people don’t talk about, you have a tremendous medical problem coming into our country,” he said during a bill signing ceremony. “Tremendous problems. People don’t want to talk about it.”
Trump linked immigrants to diseases earlier in the day when he met with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) in the Oval Office.
“People with tremendous medial problems are pouring into our country,” he said during the televised portion of that meeting.
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