Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) told CNN reporter Dana Bash in an interview released on Wednesday that she supports President Donald Trump “100 percent” to do what it takes to secure the border.
“The impression he’s giving Missourians, that somehow the Democrats are in favor of our border being overrun. I am not. I support the president 100 percent doing what he needs to do to secure the border,” McCaskill said.
A caravan of migrants from Latin American countries, mainly from Honduras, is making its way through Mexico in hopes of reaching the United States. The caravan is made up of an estimated 7,000 people. Trump is sending 5,200 troops to the border to prepare and assist for the oncoming caravan. Critics of the president say the move is an election ploy to energize his voters before the midterm elections. – READ MORE