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Cruz: Border Security Triggers in Gang of 8 Bill Not Satisfactory

mjagger Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 9:54 AM
This bill has ZERO chance of passing. Keep up the Amnesty!! mantra. Call it what it is. That is how we killed the last AMNESTY (comprehensive) bill. The mantra should also be democrat obstruction. The GOP is only asking for one thing - and then the rest is very negotiable. SECURE THE BORDER!!! 2,000 MILES OF FENCING can be done in 12 months easy - double fence in some places too.

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is expressing doubt when it comes to serious border security measures in the Gang of 8 illegal immigration overhaul. Yesterday during a hearing on Capitol Hill, Cruz questioned Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano about the objective metrics used to assess border security and found her answers to be less than satisfactory.

“We must have a clear definition of what metrics must be reached in order for the border to be secure. I am not satisfied with answers offered at today’s hearing, as it remains unclear how the provisions in this bill will help achieve a...