GOP Rep Slams Trump's Wall

  • 2019-01-18
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
GOP Rep Slams Trump's Wall
 
Texas GOP Representative Will Hurd is slamming President Trump's border crisis and calling it a myth.

According to The Hill:

Republican Rep. Will Hurd (Texas) is pushing back on President Trump's claims of a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, calling the hype around illegal border crossings a “myth.”

"It is a myth," Hurd told Rolling Stone in an interview published Friday. He also called Trump’s long-desired border wall a “third-century solution to a 21st-century problem.”

“What I always say is building a wall from sea to shining sea is the most expensive and least effective way to do border security,” Hurd said.

Hurd, a former undercover CIA officer, is the only lawmaker representing a border district who is a Republican. His district is one of the largest in the country, with the Texas 23rd Congressional District including 820 miles of border between San Antonio and El Paso.

Hurd went on to lobby for the government to be re-opened and said that a physical barrier can be a good tool but cameras are more effective.

 Source: TTN

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