Willie Nelson performs in Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2017. Nelson called the current immigration policy as “outrageous” and extended the offer to meet President Donald Trump in one of the detention centers on the US-Mexican border.
The legendary country musician Willie Nelson, with his wife on Twitter account, President Donald Trump called on Monday for a visit to a border detention center.
Hey Donald, this is @Willi Nelson together Let’s go down to a border detention centre, in order to better understand what is happening down there?!
Let’s talk! @PaulBegala @RepBetoORourke @mustard Einstein @maddow @RepAdamSchiff @tedlieu @speaker Ryan @SenateMajLdr @maddow
— 🌊Happy Blue Year 2018 🌊 🌈 (@BioAnnie1) June 19, 2018
“@realDonaldTrump Hey Donald, this is @Willi Nelson together Let’s go down to a border detention centre, in order to better understand what is happening down there?! Let’s talk!” Nelson and his wife, the Twitter handle @BioAnnie1.
Elaine Schock, Nelson’s publicist, confirmed that the tweet came from the famous country singer, Austin360 reports.
In a statement last week, Nelson had denounced Trump government has reported separately to the “zero-tolerance” policy, thousands of children from parents to the limit, The Los Angeles Times.
“What’s going on at our Southern border is outrageous,” Nelson said. “Christians everywhere should be up in arms.
“What happened to ‘Bring us your tired and weak and we will make you strong?’ This is still the promise land,” Nelson said, referring to the David Lynn Jones song “Living in the promis land”, the Nelson and included on his 1986 album, “The celebrities of the country.”
In the year 2014-interview with Rolling Stone, Nelson, spoke about the issues surrounding immigration, said: “it is a good opportunity for us, a little bit of humanitarianism and take care of the children.”
“‘Treat others as you would have them do to you, “or” treat others as you want to,'” he said be treated. “Treat the children like they were their children.”
Nelson tagged the Twitter handles of the notable lawmakers, including the speaker, Paul Ryan, Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Sen. Diane Feinstein, Congressman Adam Schiff, and Ted Lieu, the trump is often critical.
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and CNN post Paul Begala were also highlighted.
Amy Lieu is a news editor and a reporter for Fox News.