Losing 'bigly': Nancy Pelosi's bid to override President Trump's veto on halting the wall fails

www.americanthinker.com | 3/27/2019 | Staff
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Nancy Pelosi is actually the most popular Democrat among Democrats, owing to her perceived capacity to fight and win against President Trump, particularly over the border wall issue. Seriously, one poll showed her ranked as number one, more popular than any of the Democrats running for president. Remember this?

Her record, actually, is one of miserable failure.

Fact - Government - Shutdown - Month - Bid

She did achieve in fact, a government shutdown for more than a month in her bid to halt a desperately needed border wall as the migrant surge sends tens of thousands of unvetted illegal immigrants into the country with as many as five million on the way.

What she paid for to achieve it was not just the flooding of the U.S. border with foreign nationals, or the suffering of the Democrats' own constituency, the government bureaucrats whose paychecks were delayed, she also turned down an offer to regularize the immigration status of thousands of DREAMers. Legalizing the DREAMers would have been an actual victory for her, and she threw it away in her kitchen-sink bid to halt Trump's wall.

File - 'stupid

File under 'stupid.'

As Democrats cheered that, Trump then did what he said he would do, which was declare a national emergency at the border. He had solid grounds for it, given that Congress has expressly given the president this authority, (and President Obama used that authority on 12 occasions without a problem). What that led to was $12 billion in funds for the border, not the piddly $5 billion Trump asked Congress for.

File - 'even - Stupider

File under 'even stupider.'

Now we're at strike three, Nancy Pelosi's bid to congressionally forbid the construction of...
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