Promises made, promises kept is one of the slogans Trump is running on for 2020, and it has merit – a whole lot of it!
President Trump has indeed kept the promises he made while campaigning in 2016, from conquering Planned Parenthood to revitilizing the economy to slowing down illegal immigration tremendously.
And, he was committed to his promises from day one!
According to a New York Times report, President Trump even floated the idea of electrifying the border wall and surrounding it with a water-filled trench full of either alligators or snakes to keep illegal immigrants OUT, at all costs!
President Trump is DEDICATED to fulfilling the promises he made to us all, and then some!
How many other politicians can you say the same about?!?
Back in December, President Trump also tweeted out this picture of a design for an "effective" and "beautiful" spiky border wall:
The New York Times report said the following about President Trump's suggestions for the border wall and how to keep illegal aliens out:
Privately, the president had often talked about fortifying a border wall with a water-filled trench, stocked with snakes or alligators, prompting aides to seek a cost estimate. He wanted the wall electrified, with spikes on top that could pierce human flesh. After publicly suggesting that soldiers shoot migrants if they threw rocks, the president backed off when his staff told him that was illegal. But later in a meeting, aides recalled, he suggested that they shoot migrants in the legs to slow them down. That’s not allowed either, they told him.
“The president was frustrated and I think he took that moment to hit the reset button,” said Thomas D. Homan, who had served as Mr. Trump’s acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, recalling that week in March. “The president wanted it to be fixed quickly.”
Mr. Trump’s order to close the border was a decision point that touched off a frenzied week of presidential rages, round-the-clock staff panic and far more White House turmoil than was known at the time. By the end of the week, the seat-of-the-pants president had backed off his threat but had retaliated with the beginning of a purge of the aides who had tried to contain him.
The Washington Examiner also said:
President Trump discussed filling a border trench with alligators or snakes during private border security discussions.
During the height of border tensions within the White House in March, Trump privately floated a number of extreme ideas to defend against migrants. Those ideas included a water-filled trench stocked with either alligators or snakes and an electric wall with the ability to pierce human flesh, according the New York Times.
After the president suggested shooting migrants who threw rocks, staff informed him that it was illegal, and he backed off of the idea before wondering in a later meeting about shooting migrants in the legs to slow them down, which staff informed him was also illegal.
When Trump floated the ideas in March came at a time in which Trump also ordered advisers to shut down the whole 2,000 mile border by noon on the day following the meeting.