Cher, Bette Midler and More Sound Off On Donald Trump’s Border Speech: ‘Straight Lies’

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President Donald Trump's newest speech on immigration and border management has infuriated Cher, Bette Midler and extra.

Trump addressed the nation final evening (Jan. 7) from the Oval Office and requested $5.7 billion to construct a wall alongside the border. Celebrities have since taken to social media to criticize his speech's inaccuracies about why migrants are looking for asylum within the U.S., and claiming that Americans of shade must compete with undocumented immigrants for jobs.

"All Americans are harm by uncontrolled unlawful migration. It strains public sources and drives down jobs and wages. Among these hardest-hit are African Americans and Hispanic Americans,” Trump stated.

Trump additionally shifted the blame for the partial shutdown of the federal authorities onto Congress; the practically three-week disaster has affected round 800,000 federal staff.

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