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Build the wall – HotAir

Build the wall – HotAir
"Steel, paid for by taxpayers, is sitting rusting on the ground."

Pelosi can simply ignore this bill, at least for now, but it might become somewhat more uncomfortable as the border crisis continues.Democrats have countered with proposals to actually cut money from border security and redirect it to more “humane” policies, but that’s the kind of signaling that led to the months-long border crisis.Democrats might end up making a mirror image of that mistake by ignoring the border crisis and pretending that all is well while voters — especially in the border states — know damned well that all is not well.The RSC proposal is intended to catalyze that conundrum, but that will rely in part in just how much coverage the border crisis gets over the next 18 months.

One can already imagine what Nancy Pelosi’s response will be, but the point of this push reported by Fox News isn’t really to shake loose border-wall funding.Don’t sit by the mailbox waiting for the check, though: The House Republican Study Committee (RSC) unveiled their strategy to Fox News to call out Democrats for blocking any border wall construction or money for additional border agents in their homeland security funding plan.

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