White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders thanked CNN’s Jim Acosta on Twitter Thursday for a video in which he intended to demonstrate that there was no “crisis” at the border by describing the tranquility of the border near a spot with a wall.
When I went with President @realDonaldTrump to the border today I never imagined @Acosta would be there doing our job for us and so clearly explaining why WALLS WORK. Thanks Jim! https://t.co/7wC4rdEsZ2— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) January 10, 2019
Sanders wasn’t the only one to point out that frequent Trump critic Acosta was making the Trump administration’s case for them.
Many on Twitter, including GOP lawmakers, joined in to explain to Acosta that the community was tranquil because “walls work.”
Looks like CNN just learned why we need to build the wall. https://t.co/X0INY6oLlX— Sen. Kevin Cramer (@SenKevinCramer) January 10, 2019
Glad to see the steel slats are deterring illegal immigrants from attempting to cross the border exactly as @realDonaldTrump said they would. This is why we need to #BuildTheWall along the rest of our southern border. #WallsWork https://t.co/EWJYbq78Dn— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) January 10, 2019
?? Say that again, but slowly... https://t.co/b0l7tPMwL7— Sean Duffy (@RepSeanDuffy) January 10, 2019
Professor Acosta teaching his students a lesson on "How to successfully make the exact opposite point of what is intended." https://t.co/8umEdBFIVX— Lee Zeldin (@RepLeeZeldin) January 10, 2019