Two-thirds of senators to vote on Mexico border without having seen it

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May 8, 2013

We need to begin demanding that these public servants start doing the sort of due diligence that goes along with every private sector job. Plus, if they travel to the border, it provides a safe period during which they won’t be doing more damage to the country by passing ridiculous legislation back in DC.

Border security is a key sticking point in this year’s immigration debate, but only a little more than one-third of senators have been to the southwestern border during their time in office to get a firsthand look at the security situation, according to a survey of the chamber’s members by The Washington Times.

Of 100 senators, 34 said they have been down to observe the border, 64 senators have not, and two — the Democratic chairman of the Judiciary Committee, which is writing the bill, and the chamber’s Republican leader — refused to answer.

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Comments:
  1. Two-thirds of the senators (all Democrats and a good handful of RINOs) want the border unsecure so new welfare-dependent liberal voters can keep walking across from the Third World.

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