Scalise Agrees With Trump, Border Needs Protecting

President Donald Trump is joined by Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) in the Rose Garden of the White House on January 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Republican Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana is on board with President Trump's push for a border wall.

He says he urged Trump to take his message to the people, something he'll do tonight in an address from the Oval Office as he touts the flow of illegal immigrants into the U.S. as a national emergency.

Scalise, the House minority whip, says the flow of drugs into the country, human trafficking and other crimes can be linked to the nation not having a secure southern border.

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