Border Wall

Trump’s wall was a distraction and Democrats fell for it.

Trump’s wall was a distraction and Democrats fell for it.

Discourse about immigration has been largely shaped by the notion of a wall, and the Democratic response has been a weak “no wall” rhetoric. Last week, funding for the wall was negotiated in Congress to $1.4 billon, down from the $5.7 billion that Trump had asked for during the last government shutdown.