Is the Democrat wall against the wall beginning to crack.
The media would have you believe that Republicans are caving and wavering in their support for President Trump's wall along the border.
But exactly the opposite may be true as comments by prominent Democrats suggest they are warming to the idea of some kind of permanent border barrier.
Here's a sampling:
DCCC Chair Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL): “If we have a partial wall, if we have fencing, if we have technology used to keep our border safe, all of that is fine.”
Sen. Cardin on Border Security: Certainly You Need Barriers and We Support Barriers
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD): “Certainly you need barriers and we support barriers.”
Sen. Jeff Merkley States That “Some Barriers Are Useful” On The Border
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR): “Some fencing is useful, some barriers are useful. There’s a lot of surveillance technology. I’ve been to some cities on the border that have triple fencing and have more personnel and have the technology to see the people moving in the middle of the night.”
Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell Says A Border Fence Is Something He Can Get On Board With
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA): “Yes, fencing where there are vulnerabilities.”
Sen. Durbin Doesn’t Rule Out A New Border Fence/Barrier
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL): “I can tell you, we’ve had fencing in the past, I’m sure we will in the future."
Dem. Rep. Garamendi Concedes Democrats Will Support Border Fences
Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA): “Democrats have repeatedly said that we will support border security, we will support all of its elements including fences.”
Dem Rep. Admits Repairing Current Border Fencing Would Be Beneficial
Vice Chair House Democrat Caucus Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA): “You know, I think there are parts of the border that would benefit from repairing fencing and other barricades that already exist there."