In her ongoing and increasingly desperate effort to try and downplay her part in the politically-motivated partial government shutdown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi now says she’s not against building the wall but simply wants to improve the walls already there. “If you want infrastructure, we need more infrastructure at the Ports of Entry.” Memo to Pelosi: criminals break laws. Why on earth would any would-be illegal immigrant cross at an official station when our porous border is so much easier?
Here’s more from Breitbart…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to drain political support and funding from the planned border wall by repeatedly urging more federal spending to improve the official gateways through the border.
“If you want infrastructure, we need more infrastructure at the Ports of Entry,” she told reporters January 3. She continued:
If you want to detect drugs, as we all do, then there is technology that can scan these cars coming through. We’re spending about $40 million, we should be spending about $300 million to do that, and that is by the border control people’s own numbers.
“Pelosi is drawing attention to a real issue,” said Mark Krikorian, the director of the Center for Immigration Studies. He continued: