TRUMP: "I think they have been terrific. They're terrific patriots. A lot of them agree w/what I'm doing... the people out there want something to happen at our southern border."
TRUMP: "If you take a look at social media, so many of those people are
saying 'it's very hard for me & my family, but POTUS, you're doing the right thing. Get it done.'"
(The way Trump frames the issue certainly doesn't make it sound like an actual emergency...)
Says the shutdown will last as long as necessary for him to get his way.
"The people know we need border security."
"The fake news is the fake news," he says.
TRUMP: "You know why it's gone down? Because of good management. Because of me and my people... we can never do a great job, unless we have a wall or a barrier."