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Texas Democrats Urge Pelosi to
Press for Border Security as
Part of USMCA Deal

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Posted By: M2, 12/6/2019 6:33:16 AM

As USMCA negotiations drag on, Texas Democrats Vicente Gonzalez and Filemon Vela urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to press Mexico for firm security commitments in the war on Mexican cartels to protect U.S. trade and tourism. “We can no longer afford to be silent. This trade pact is critical to our economy and we need to get this right or risk standing in the way of our own economic success,” Gonzalez said in the release. The representatives, who serve in districts that border Mexico, warned Pelosi in the letter that “while business and individuals alike have taken steps to mitigate the risks, including paying a protection fee to criminal

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Reply 1 - Posted by: cThree 12/6/2019 6:42:08 AM (No. 254143)
Democrats for border security? Messrs. Gonzalez and Vela do have a sense of humor.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DW626 12/6/2019 6:45:49 AM (No. 254147)
Sorry congressman Gonzales but as you can see and are well aware of speaker Nutsy Nazi Nancy is in the process of eagerly destroying the whole of the Republic of the United States of America. The economy in your district just isn’t important at this time.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: FleetUSA 12/6/2019 6:47:01 AM (No. 254150)
2 Dems who won't vote for impeachment?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nimby 12/6/2019 6:59:00 AM (No. 254174)
This is a joke, correct?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: john56 12/6/2019 7:27:56 AM (No. 254201)
Mr Gonzalez is my Congresscritter. He just sent a flyer to his suckers ... oops, I mean constituents, proudly stating his opposition to new border security and a wall. But hes a Democrat
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LesUNo 12/6/2019 7:46:35 AM (No. 254209)
Surely that headline was written with tongue in cheek.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: TJ54 12/6/2019 8:47:04 AM (No. 254271)
The Dems idea of "border security" is hiring more union goons to watch the border, take bribes, and let the illegals in to vote Demtard
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rumblehog 12/6/2019 8:47:25 AM (No. 254274)
More than that, if Mexico wants ANYTHING from us they need to take back their Felons, Illegals and their babies, and stop allowing wire transfers less than $15,000 to go between the USA and MEX.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: skacmar 12/6/2019 10:28:53 AM (No. 254444)
I thought that Democrats said that border security was a made up problem by Pres, Trump..
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 12/6/2019 12:06:53 PM (No. 254577)
How about building a wall? Would that work Nutty, Nasty Nancy?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone 12/6/2019 5:29:33 PM (No. 254894)
Could this request be just another Democrat poison pill designed to kill the USMCA trade deal? Clearly the Democrats have been against all forms of border security measures that have a chance of being effective since President Trump was elected. As far as the Mexican Government is concerned, the old Mexican national trait of official corruption known in Spanish as “la Mordida” along with the very serious murderous violence perpetrated by the Mexican smuggling cartels keep any Mexican Government officials from being serious as far as really getting rid of the cartels, that is if the value their lives.
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