Former Colorado congressman and presidential candidate Tom Tancredo says President Barack Obama has plenty of political muscle to fix the U.S.-Mexico border crisis without resorting to an executive order.
"All he has to do is say, for instance, Mexico, if you continue to allow this migration through your country and facilitate the invasion of America on our southern borders, we will withdraw all financial support and aid for you in any way,'' Tancredo said Friday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.
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"Then you tell exactly the same thing to all the other countries from which these children are coming and you tell the ambassadors to those countries to inform their host government that indeed all these people are coming back.
"They'll be on the plane soon and or by other means of transportation [and] there better be somebody there to meet them because they're coming back,''
Tancredo is author of "In Mortal Danger: The Battle for America's Border and Security,"
published by Cumberland House Publishing.
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