Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat from Mississippi who is now chairman of the House’s Homeland Security Committee, says his party is not ruling out supporting barriers.
Democrat Congressman Bennie Thompson, Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, says that Democrats have historically supported border barriers and are not ruling out supporting border barriers pic.twitter.com/8VAnnLnWHp
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) January 20, 2019
This runs in stark contrast to the kind of language Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been using about a wall.
— ABC News (@ABC) January 4, 2019
This illustrates what seems to be a growing divide in the Democratic Party when it comes to whether they will support a physical barrier or even a wall.
Cracks are forming https://t.co/0gp50VJA9V
— Tristan Ketcham (@tristankrolltid) January 20, 2019
So, now that pressure is mounting on both political parties over the government shutdown, democrats seem to be changing their tune over the boarder wall https://t.co/Pb6NIJf619
— katzlivesmatter (@katzlivesmatter) January 20, 2019
I'm sensing a growing divide amongst Democrats, one side is willing talk about a possible compromise on a 'Border Barrier' the other is the 'Give No Ground/Give No Quarter' deathmatch with Trump group. The latter is louder and have Nancy Pelosi running scared she'll lose control https://t.co/EUiGA6x9g0
— Gus Esquivel (@Guszilla) January 20, 2019
“A wall is an immorality” (Pelosi) is miles away from “I don’t think Democrats are opposed to any physical barriers” (Thompson).
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