Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee proposes bill that would block use of tax dollars to build wall

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee proposes bill that would block use of tax dollars to build wall
Sheila Jackson Lee (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Not a surprising move from Lee, who doesn’t think there is a border crisis, as she affirmed in 2014 when she visited the southern border and handed out lollipops to all the migrant children.]

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, and senior member of the House Committees on Judiciary, Homeland Security, and Budget, released this statement following her introduction of the Protect American Taxpayers and Secure Border Act:

“For too long, some in our country have been singularly obsessed with building a wall along our southern border. Unfortunately, the ringleader of these implacable individuals now occupies the highest office in our government. All of them, however, refuse to acknowledge that a border wall is highly ineffective and prohibitively expensive. So committed are they to their delusion, that the president is willing to shut down the government of the United States in pursuit of this folly. Realistic cost estimates of such a wall easily surpass tens of billions of dollars. This is an immense waste of taxpayer money that could be used to make the investments needed to make America better.” …

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