National security begins at the border.
Bases are important. But when the border is open and huge numbers of foreigners can freely invade the country, then no amount of bases amount to anything. We don’t maintain bases because they look pretty or because they make good pork for politicians.
Military bases are there to defend our country. A wall is the first line of defense.
GOP lawmakers are grumbling over President Trump’s redirection of funds from military construction projects in their states and districts to his promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
This wouldn’t have happened if they had used their majority to actually fund a wall.
Pork was, as always, the first priority. And their failure to stand up for real national security results in pork getting the axe.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), whose state is set to lose a combined $54 million for two military projects, said he was “disappointed” by the decision, while noting that “funding the border wall is an important priority.”
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