(By Saint John Hunt) Many key democrats voted for a 700 mile wall (fence) along the Mexican border in 2006. Main stream media is not reporting the complete story by key democrats since they went on record as supporting the Secure Fence Act in 2006. Now these same democrats have vowed to fight Trump’s promise to fund the wall. Am I surprised? No. After over a year of reporting fake news regarding President Trump while ignoring the facts and after the same media’s relentless campaign to smear Trump, it doesn’t surprise me that in addition to attempting to destroy our president, they (media) will overlook any newsworthy items which reflect poorly on the Dems.
Some of the current Democratic senators to have supported the wall, even voted for the Secure Fence Act in 2006 are: Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. For those that don’t remember, the Secure Fence Act was passed by a Republican congress under George W. Bush authorizing a fence (wall) along 700 miles of border. The Act also authorized the use of more vehicle barriers, checkpoints and advanced technology including drones. A total of 23 Democrats voted for the bill in 2006.
It’s not that they now oppose the wall; they are intent on stopping a Republican bill to fund its construction. Feinstein said in 2006: “Democrats are solidly behind controlling the border, and we support the border fence.” Schumer said in November…Read More