Fact-checking Trump’s macho talk on birthright citizenship, military at the border


#TIA – The facts still don’t get in his way as Trump portrays the world his own way before the mid-term elections.

Trump talks a big game on immigration, but there’s less here than meets the eye.

The president claims he can end birthright citizenship in the United States simply by signing an executive order. That’s an extraordinary claim — never tested in the courts and contradicted by the Justice Department.

“You cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order,” House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said hours after Trump’s announcement.

Read more at The Washington Post