KJP Thought She Could Take a Victory Lap Over Student Debt 'Relief' at...
Democrat Senator Sherrod Brown Hit With FEC Complaint
Jen Psaki's Book Lands Her in More Hot Water
Chris Hayes Stumped by Stock Purchases
Biden Announces Another Student Loan Bailout
What Raisi’s Death Means for Iran, the World
Ohio Has a Warning for Joe Biden
California Has Become a Billboard Advertisement for Trump Amid Rising Gas Prices
Nikki Haley Announces Who She's Voting For
Millions of Illegal Immigrants Rush to Border Before November Election
NYC Parents Expressed Concerns About 'Transgender' Athletes. Here's How Democrats Responde...
Trump to Make Waves With Unusual Group As They Abandon Joe Biden
Democrat Lawmakers in One State Want to Change the Term ‘Offender’
Reuters Poll: Biden's Job Approval Falls to Lowest Level Since...
Trump Was Asked About Policies Restricting Birth Control. Here's What He Said.

Corker's Hot Take: The Border Wall Funding Is a 'Made-Up Fight'

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) on Sunday appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" to discuss the border wall. According to Corker, the fighting taking place between the Republicans and Democrats took place on purpose.


“This is a purposely contrived fight. At the end of the day, no matter who wins our borders are still going to be insecure,” Corker said. “Now the government is shut down over what ultimately is going to be $2 billion. This is a made-up fight so the president can look like he’s fighting but even if he wins, our borders are going to be insecure."

According to the Senator, a few billion spent on border security will make little difference in the end. He also reminded the audience about previous border spending and claimed President Donald Trump would have taken the deal if he truly cared about border security.

“In 2013, a border security amendment passed with 69 votes where Republicans [were] in the minority — $46 billion to secure our border. Our borders would have been secure,” Corker explained. “The president could have received $25 billion in border security, just by dealing with the Dreamers. Which by the way, most Republicans want to deal with the Dreamers."


Democrats were willing to give Trump his funding for the border wall if the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was reauthorized. 

After the interview, Trump took to Twitter to slam Corker:

And Corker quickly fired back.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos