VPOTUS Pool #10- DEA Remarks
*From:* Emerald Robinson
*Sent:* Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:38 PM
*Subject:* [EXTERNAL] VPOTUS Pool #10- DEA Remarks
Gov Ducey called it a “drug war” happening in AZ.
Gov. Ducey again called on Congress to pass USMCA but said he would hope
that they would also act on border security.
Special Agent Doug Coleman representing DEA also gave remarks.
VP thanked agents on behalf of the Trump Administration and said thankful
drugs here did not make it our children and communities.
Repeatedly referred to crisis on the southern border.
VP provided stats from DHS on border crossings.
“The challenge that we face between our ports of entry.”
Says the drug crisis is overwhelming our system.
The nation saw the President’s commitment when they secured.
Using his authority under the law the president declared a national
“We are going to continue to fight to make sure that we secure that border
and build that wall….”
On Congress: we are grateful for support we received in the House. Now it
goes to the US Senate.
“Any vote against the President’s national emergency is a vote against
We call on all members of Congress to support the President’s national
“It is humbling to be among heroes.”
“Let me assure you of the prayers from the people of this country for your
“We will confront the flow of illegal drugs and save more lives so help us
Pool quickly escorted out following remarks.
3:34 p.m. in motorcade rolling to airport.
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