book published in the New York Times suggests that Donald Trump privately indicated
to White House staff that migrants, attempting to cross into the United States
via Mexico, should be shot in the legs to slow down them down, but was informed
by aides that it would be illegal.
extreme methods described by New York Times
reporters Michael Shear and Julie Davis based their story which covers a period
of one week in the White House where Mr Trump discussed different methods of stopping
migrants escaping into the country. Other proposed processes were the creation
of an alligator-infested moat stretching the length of the border wall,
electrifying the fence and adding large spikes to the apex of the wall.