Chris Coons: ‘The President Is Spreading a Falsehood’ that Democrats Believe in ‘Open Borders’
COONS: "To be clear, I just emphasized the fact that Democrats have repeatedly voted to invest in border security. The President is spreading a falsehood that somehow Democrats believe in open borders. Nothing could be further from the truth. We voted for and co-sponsored bills in the Senate that would invest significantly in new border security. The President rejected that. And I think he’s driving a false narrative on immigration. We do tend to change the subject to the extent to which immigrants have helped America, have helped grow our economy and helped create opportunity for all of us. What I’m hearing up and down my state here in Delaware and as I’ve gone and campaigned in other states is the level of anxiety and concern about losing health care. That really is driving people to the polls. So if I've got a closing message this week, it’s to urge people to pray, to be concerned, but to act, to get up off their couches, to stop texting and tweeting, and to go vote. And the end of the day I think if people vote their hopes and their concerns, they will vote Democrat."