Tue May 21, 2019 AT 1:23 PM EDT
Rep. Louie Gohmert (AP)
A Republican congressman from Texas praised President Donald Trump for his action towards ending the immigration crisis taking place at the U.S.-Mexico border, proclaiming that the president’s proposed border wall would help Mexico and other countries in Central and South America.
While giving an interview on Fox News’ “Lou Dobbs Tonight” on Monday, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert — who serves on the powerful House Judiciary Committee — was pressed for his thoughts on the crisis taking place at the southern border.
Gohmert responded by lauding Trump for his proposed border wall, praising the plan as the “most single compassionate thing” that the country could do to help Mexico and the countries in Central and South America where thousands of migrants are leaving to try and enter the U.S. Read Full Story