Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has reportedly signaled his intention to pursue a filibuster to prevent President Donald Trump’s border wall proposal from passing the Senate.
There’s just one minor problem with this plan — it’s phonier than a three-dollar bill.
The truth that Schumer prefers nobody know is that 11 years ago, the then-plain ol’ New York senator voted in favor of an equivalent bill, the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which created the “legal mechanism” on which Trump’s executive order was based.
That bill, which was signed into law by then-President George W. Bush, authorized the construction of 700 miles of fencing along the southern border. And again, Schumer voted for it: