Finally…Congress about to make a DEAL on the WALL
So, thanks to the wonderful vernacular of specific terminology to describe the necessities of proper border security, it looks like Democrats are willing to come to the table to provide funding for “fencing” (which, really you can call Trump’s steel-rebar gate-like wall a “fence”, which is technically and literally a see-through wall anyway you look at it)
It’s most crucial that we have slats on the “barrier” on the southern border. I really am looking forward to seeing the cost of illegal immigration drop, as well as the drugs, crime and terrorism it brings to our cities and towns.
It’s amazing how corrupt politicians really are when you remove their political filter and expose them for who they really are: the greedy lot of them. Let’s build the wall.
via Washington Examiner:
House and Senate negotiators are closing in on a possible border security agreement that would fund new technology, additional border patrol agents, and likely some kind of fencing in certain areas along the southern border.
There’s no mention of a wall in the deal, per orders of Democratic leaders who vehemently oppose it.
But President Trump seems to be more flexible to whatever the deal entails, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., divulged to lawmakers in a private lunch Thursday.
“I gave a report on meeting with the president and I thought things were on the positive trajectory as far as maybe concluding the funding,” Shelby said. “But we are not there yet.”
Shelby said Thursday afternoon that the next 72 hours would be critical if Democrats and Republicans are to reach a long-sought deal on border security that would also allow passage of seven spending bills and ensure full government funding by a Feb. 15 deadline.
“We’ve got serious negotiations going on,” Shelby said.
The main sticking point is how much money to provide for border barriers and what those barriers will look like.
Democrats appear willing to agree to funding for some new fencing in targeted areas as well as upgrades to existing barriers, they told the Washington.
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