Poll: Less than quarter of GOP lawmakers voice support for border wall

Poll: Less than quarter of GOP lawmakers voice support for border wall
United Press International ^ | Sept. 20, 2017 at 11:55 AM | Ed Adamczyk

Posted on 9/20/2017, 12:18:34 PM by Olog-hai

Less than a quarter of Republicans in Congress actually voice support funding for President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a new survey by USA Today said Wednesday.

The USA Today poll asked all members of Congress if they approved an initial $1.6 billion in funding to begin construction of a wall

According to the survey, only 69 of 292 GOP legislators responded that they approve of the plan. Three — Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.; Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M.; and Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas — said they oppose it. The rest didn’t directly answer the question, or simply didn’t respond.

USA Today said the survey was conducted by contacting all House and Senate offices. …

(Excerpt) Read more at upi.com

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