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Harris Points to Fentanyl Bust as Reason for Border Wall Need

February 6th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Maryland’s lone Republican representative in Congress,  Andy Harris,  said a fentanyl bust announced last week  bolsters the case for a border wall. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said they made their biggest bust yet, discovering nearly 254 pounds of the drug inside a load of Mexican produce headed into Arizona. Sometimes mixed with other drugs, just 2 milligrams is enough to kill most people.  Harris, a Cockeysville Republican said physical barriers like the one being championed by President Donald Trump are  the best way to obstruct the flow of drugs, and would be far less costly than other things that have been funded by lawmakers. The president is looking for  $5.7 billion for the wall; while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ruled out allocating any funds for that aspect of border security.  Harris says he is somewhat encouraged that there are a number of democrats who have expressed a willingness to support wall funding…

4 Responses to “Harris Points to Fentanyl Bust as Reason for Border Wall Need”

  1. February 06, 2019 at 5:17 am, mike said:

    Good God, the drugs were seized at a “port of entry”, but hey, Trump morons NEVER let facts get in the way of their ignorance, fear & hatred.

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    • February 06, 2019 at 8:21 am, jackblack said:

      > NO, TRUTH HONOR,DUTY AND PATRIOTISM, I EXPECT AN APOLOGY ON THE MORON COMMENT.SEMPER-FI

      Reply

  2. February 06, 2019 at 12:10 pm, kevin said:

    Naturally since this bust proves all of the Democrats talking points, Republicans go into denial and completely miss the point. No surprise.

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  3. February 06, 2019 at 12:19 pm, Pat said:

    Yes this was caught at a port of entry, but how much do you think made it through at by means other than ports of entry?

    Reply

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