They chronicle the president's attempts to upend the nation's immigration system in their new book, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration, publishing on October 8.
Mason is the former president of the White House Correspondents Association. Trump went as far as implying that those who throw rocks at the wall should be shot. Kushner and other West Wing officials emailed Trump about Mexico's increased apprehensions of migrants before they could reach the United States, according to the paper.
Read the entire Times report here.
Among the things I found incredible about this was the idea of aides "seeking a cost estimate".
Reports surfaced earlier this year that Trump was also micromanaging the border construction.
"Like every American, I deserve to meet my accuser, especially when this accuser, the so-called 'Whistleblower, ' represented a ideal conversation with a foreign leader in a totally inaccurate and fraudulent way", Trump said on Twitter over the weekend.
President Donald Trump speaks to member of the media as he departs a ceremonial swearing in ceremony for new Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019.
House rebukes Trump's emergency powers on border wall, but he plans veto
The resolution passed on a 236-174 vote in the Democratic-controlled House with support from 11 Republicans and one independent voter.
The State Department's inspector general is also testifying to Congress on Wednesday about efforts to intimidate department employees and prevent them from cooperating with House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into Trump.
"Hearing the Dems command "we can treat this President ample" is droll whereas you suspect about they've been attacking & harassing him since election evening 2016", she wrote.
An attorney for the whistleblower told CNN, responding to the President's comments, that it was "absolutely not" true that Schiff or the committee helped write the complaint.
Last month, Trump visited a section of the U.S-Mexico border wall in San Diego's Otay Mesa area, touting it as a "world-class security system".
The Intelligence Committee is leading the inquiry in the Democratic-led House which could lead to approval of articles of impeachment against the Republican president and a subsequent trial in the Republican-led Senate on whether to remove Trump from office.
"Rep Adam Schiff illegally made up a FAKE & bad statement, pretended it to be mine as the most important part of my call to the Ukrainian President, and read it aloud to Congress and the American people".