Pirro to Trump on Border Wall: ‘You Must Fulfill This Fundamental Promise to the American People’

JEFF POOR

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Justice” on the Fox News Channel, host Jeanine Pirro urged President Donald Trump to not back down on the border wall fight in her “Opening Statement” segment.

Pirro reminded Trump the border wall was one of the “most important” issues on which he was elected in 2016.

“I would like to direct my open to the president of the United States,” she said. “Mr. President, I understand the pressure that you are under from every side, but the wall at our southern border is a promise that you made, ran on, got elected on and must keep. But more than that, it is your legacy, and you cannot allow them to force you to compromise. So here we are, days before the Christmas holiday, and you are facing the most important issues that Americans elected you to confront: your promise to build the wall.

“Now, there has never been a president more dedicated to fulfilling a campaign promise than you,” Pirro continued. “Unlike just about every other president in recent memory, you say what you mean, and you mean what you say. That is why your base is so loyal to you and continues to grow. You have done what no other president that has had the fortitude to do. The wall is no different. And you must fulfill this fundamental promise to the American people. You cannot buckle.”

At the end of her “Opening Statement,” she declared the border wall fight Trump’s “moment” and called on him to “just do it.”

“Mr. President, the American people are tired of our government standing with illegals over American citizens,” Pirro added. “They are tired of the destruction of the rule of law in our country and everything our Founding Fathers fought for. And I don’t care who owns this shutdown, and neither do they. We have voted for you, and you have not failed us. So while the Senate goes home for Christmas, you remain in Washington. I am pleading with you on behalf of the American people, who believe with every fiber of their being, that if anyone can get it done, you are the one who can and will. This is your moment, just do it.”

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