They chronicle the president's attempts to upend the nation's immigration system in their new book, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration, publishing on October 8. He told Kevin McAleenan, then the Customs and Border Protection chief (who is now Homeland Security secretary), on a trip to California that if McAleenan did it and got into any trouble, Trump would pardon him.
So, we had an overwhelming mandate for reform, and President Trump doesn't seem to realize that's what's going on here.
Trump, requested concerning the improvement from the New York Instances throughout a White Home press convention, mentioned it was a "scandal" and steered that Schiff wrote the grievance himself.
"He suggested, Well, why don't we just shoot them in the leg?" The New York Times published an excerpt of Border Wars on October 1.
"You are making me look like an idiot!" he was quoted as saying.
White House advisers persuaded Trump to extend the deadline to the following Friday, pushing Mexican officials to apprehend more migrants and urging Republican lawmakers and Chamber of Commerce officials to convey to Trump the negative repercussions of closing the border, the Times reported.
■ Trump has talked privately often about fortifying his border wall with a water-filled trench that would contain snakes or alligators.
House Democrats considered, but never moved ahead with, pursuing articles of impeachment over Trump's actions relating to Russian interference in the 2016 USA election aimed at boosting his candidacy.
"[Mr Schiff] illegally made up a fake and awful statement, pretended it to be mine as the most important part of my call to the Ukrainian President, and read it aloud to Congress and the American people", Mr Trump wrote.
Trump also suggested electrifying the border wall and placing spikes on top that could puncture human flesh, according to the report. That's not allowed either, they told him, as per the report.
"The president wanted it to be fixed quickly".
Trump made cracking down on illegal immigration a key element of his 2016 presidential campaign platform.
Outside of building a border wall, it seems Donald Trump has been optioning other methods to detain unauthorized crossings at the U.S. -Mexico border. The ICIG confirmed that reporting on Monday when it admitted it had altered its forms and procedures after the anti-Trump complaint was filed with the ICIG.
Mr. Trump suggested earlier this week that Mr. Schiff had committed "treason".
So, does the uproar over the Trump-Zelenskiy phone call mean that the public is any more likely to hear about sensitive discussions that President Trump might have had with Vladimir Putin or other world leaders like Mohammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia?