Bachmann at the Border: ‘Bills Don’t Stop the Problem’

Josh Siegel
The Daily Signal

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., traveled to the Texas border with Mexico last weekend to get a close-up look of the border crisis. In an exclusive on-camera interview with The Daily Signal, Bachmann describes what she saw, supported by video and photos that she shot with her iPhone…

…“The bills in front of Congress don’t stop the problem,” Bachmann said. “The kindest, most compassionate thing we can do is to build our fence, secure the border for the safety of the American people, deport people immediately on the spot, and tax [their] remittances. We gotta protect our people.”



The complete article, with video, is at The Daily Signal.



Related:  Homeland Security Report Confirms Diseases Spreading at Border Facilities

…“Many UAC and family units require treatment for communicable diseases, including respiratory illnesses, tuberculosis, chicken pox, and scabies,” the IG report said. “UAC and family unit illnesses and unfamiliarity with bathroom facilities resulted in unsanitary conditions and exposure to human waste in some holding facilities.” The report continued…



House to remain in session until border bill passes

…“All 234 members want to get a border resolution,” House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said after leaving a closed-door meeting with GOP lawmakers. “So we are going to stay in till we get it done. I’m comfortable it will be before we leave and I’m sure we’ll be leaving tomorrow.”…



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