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Trone Calls Building A Wall “Outdated Nonsense” And Border Security Funding Should Focus On New Technology

February 4th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The rift between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over construction of a border wall appears to be widening as negotiators work to strike a deal ahead of a mid-month deadline.  Over the course of a week, both sides hardened their positions. Pelosi, who had previously been reluctant to entirely rule out wall money in a final funding agreement, made her strongest comments against the wall since the government reopened last week. While Trump stands firm in insisting that significant funding for a wall be part of any compromise.  Newly elected Democrat David Trone, representing Maryland’s Sixth District, says talk of building a wall is outdated nonsense and simply Trump catering to his base to follow up on a poorly developed campaign theme. He says border security funding should focus on new technology…


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