700 miles of fencing good then, bad now? If 700 miles was good then, why not 1,400 now or 1,900 now? Also, $5B is less than 1/10th of 1 percent of the US budget. Mexico is not paying for it, I get it, also, ladders will be hoisted across the desert..

Posted By: Hammer2
Date: Friday 11 January 2019, at 10:02 pm

The Secure Fence Act of 2006, which authorized the construction of 700 miles of the same style of bollard fence that Trump is building at the border, was supported by 26 Senate Democrats at the time. In the House, 64 Democrats joined 219 Republican lawmakers to fund the border fencing.

Those Democrats in support of funding the bollard border fencing included:

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
Then-Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY)
Then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
Then-Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
Then-Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)

All 54 Senate Democrats, in 2013, voted again to commit funding to secure 700 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border in the Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act — which was authored and introduced by Schumer.
- Breitbart article

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