During the earlier bits of the 2016 election, even the republican challengers to Donald Trump were hesitant to agree with the business mogul regarding the absolute need for a wall between the United States and Mexico. Now, it seems that they have changed their tune.
“Republicans on Capitol Hill say they don’t need to wait for Mexico to make good on President-elect Donald Trump’s central campaign promise: building a southern border wall.
“In fact, they are happy to underwrite the wall themselves, at a potential cost of many billions of dollars.
“The GOP’s willingness to fund Trump’s border wall with taxpayer money could put the party’s deeply held desire to rein in government spending in conflict with its long-standing goal of cracking down on illegal immigration and toughening border security. Nonetheless, many Republicans do not…