How Trump is building on Democrats’ militarization of the border

Democracy Now!

Published on Jul 10, 2019

John Carlos Frey, investigative journalist and author of the new book “Sand and Blood: America’s Stealth War on the Mexico Border,” talks about the history of American border militarization, and former president Bill Clinton’s key role in crafting the immigration policies that Donald Trump stands on today. “I watched all of this happen bit by bit,” Frey says. “I think it is a political construct.”

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