Now Democrats are in favor of walls?

Congressman proposes permanent fence around U.S. Capitol

Art MooreBy Art Moore
Published January 18, 2021 at 7:22pm

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks at the 450th mile of the new border wall Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, near the Texas Mexico border. (Official White House photo by Shealah Craighead)

Democrats have fiercely opposed President Trump’s initiative to build a wall on the southern border to help enforce immigration laws, but at least one party member thinks a permanent fence around the U.S. Capitol building is a good idea.

A bill proposed by freshman Rep. Ritchie Torres, D-N.Y., directs the architect of the Capitol “to design & install an appropriate fence around the perimeter of the United States Capitol.”

The bill was introduced to the House on Jan. 15 and referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on the same day. However, the text of the legislation has not yet been submitted.

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