Monday, July 23, 2018

Kevin McCarthy on Border Wall Funding: We Must ‘Finish the Job’

by Matthew Boyle

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the House must “finish the job” when it comes to getting the funding for President Donald Trump’s wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

Reacting during an exclusive interview on Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel to news that the House has secured an additional $5.5 billion for the border wall, McCarthy says the president is thrilled.

“I have worked very closely with the president on this,” McCarthy says. “We are already building part of the wall now in California. We’ve got to continue that and finish the job. And we’ve gotten, when they requested, about $1.2 or $1.6 billion already appropriated for that. And then the next appropriation process we’re going right now we just put in $5 billion. The president was very excited about that—I talked to him [on Wednesday]. So we’re going to bring that to the floor and get that moving and get the funding going.”

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