My Fellow Americans,
We’re only 11 weeks in, but already my administration has achieved historic progress for the American people
in fact, 93% of our domestic manufacturers have expressed optimism in the future, a record.
The confidence we are seeing in our Nation is about jobs and opportunity - but it’s also about safety and security.
Security begins at the border - as a candidate, I pledged to take swift and decisive action to secure the border,
and that is exactly what I have done.
We inherited a full-fledged border crisis - it was a disaster.
Yet, with quick and bold steps, we have so far exceeded even the most bullish predictions for the progress we could make in so short a period of time.
Last month, we saw a 64% reduction in illegal immigration on our southern border.
At the same time, we are conducting enforcement actions across the country to remove dangerous criminal aliens from our society - and they’ll be gone.
In just the last few days our Nation’s ICE officers have arrested 153 criminal aliens in south Texas,