President Donald J. Trump will meet Wednesday with at least two parents who each had a child killed at the hands of illegal aliens. The President is expected to sign executive orders related to illegal immigration and border security soon.
“Angel” parents Mary Ann Mendoza and Steve Ronnebeck traveled to Washington, D.C. from Arizona to meet with the President on Wednesday. They count among the parents to whom Trump gave the opportunity to tell their stories as he campaigned across the United States.
Mendoza, mother of fallen police officer Sgt. Brandon Mendoza, wrote about the trip and the loss of her child, as well as of so many others, in a morning post to Facebook. She expressed a wish that she could have her son back, but while that is not possible, she wrote, “What IS happening is an awakening in The United States and a President who cares about my personal loss and I will stand by this man because he looked into my eyes and listened to my story and he made a promise just as I promised Brandon that I will fight for him. President Trump cares about each and everyone of you and is going to Make America Safe Again!”
Ronnebeck, father of slain young man Grant Ronnebeck, wrote in one online post, “…Grant it’s all for you, for Brandon, for Dom and all other victims.” He also posted:
Fellow “Angel mom” Sabine Durden, mother of killed young man Dominic Durden, wrote approvingly of the moves that Trump is making with regards to immigration policy, “Mary Ann Mendoza and Steve Ronnebeck will have the honor to represent all of us (who lost because of illegal aliens.) at the White House tomorrow so very proud of them And yes, President Trump is listening to his citizens and makes things happening ”
Mendoza and Ronnebeck met with Congressman Andy Biggs ahead of their meeting with Trump.
Congressman Biggs posted this video about his meeting with Mendoza and Ronnebeck:
Trump is expected to sign the executive orders during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security, according to CNN. One will charge DHS to begin work on building the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border that he promised during his campaign. The second is expected to move toward eliminating “sanctuary cities” — those which provide a safe haven for foreign nationals in the United States illegally.
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