According to Axios, Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to build a wall of his own, a blue wall. With the Dems heavy losses and more predicted to come, it’s going to be a tiny little “wall” the Republicans will have no problem breaking through.
by NEIL MUNRO
The Democrats’ leader in the Senate hopes to hammer President Donald Trump’s entire presidency by blocking funds to build a border wall against the northward flow of drugs, criminals, and cheap-labor illegals, says Axios.com.
According to Axios, Sen. Chuck Schumer:
The evolving plan, being discussed by Schumer’s office and Senate appropriators: If Republicans put money for the wall into a bill, Democrats block it. It doesn’t matter what else is in the bill — Schumer will make it about the wall. The way Democrats see it, if they can block the wall, they’d crush a central feature of Trump’s political identity. And as the face of the strategy, Schumer would thrill the Democratic base
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Schumer’s planned assault on Trump’s border wall is very risky.
The GOP is already in a very good position to gain several additional Senate seats in the 2018 Senate elections to their 52-seat majority. For example, 10 Democrats Senators in states that voted for Trump in 2016 have to face the voters in November 2018. If the GOP gains only five seats in 2018, they’ll be just three votes short of a 60-vote supermajority in the Senate.