Kamala Harris: Donald Trump’s Wall ‘Ain’t Going to Stop’ Drugs and Guns at the Border

US Border Patrol agent Richard Funke patrols along the border fence between Arizona and Mexico at the town of Nogales on July 28, 2010. A federal judge blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona's new immigration law, barring police from checking the immigrant status of suspected criminals. The ruling came …
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CHARLIE SPIERING

Sen. Kamala Harris campaigned against President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall during a stop in New Hampshire on Tuesday.

She said that a wall would not keep drugs and guns from crossing into the United States.

“We don’t need a multi-billion dollar wall, that wall ain’t going to stop them!” she said.

Harris commented on Trump’s wall and the ensuing government shutdown during a 2020 presidential stop at New Hampshire’s Saint Anselm College.

She called for more security resources at the ports of entry at the border instead and criticized the president for declaring a state of emergency at the border. Harris berated Trump for causing the government shutdown, calling it an “abuse of power.”

“This is a crisis of his own making because this was a campaign pledge that took heat and propelled him to victory and he feels the need to keep reciting what is a lie,” Harris said.

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