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By Congressman Dan Newhouse
Fourth District 

Column: Bipartisan border deal signed by president is significant progress


Last updated 2/21/2019 at 9:26am

Last week, Congress came together to pass, and President signed into law, bipartisan legislation that prioritizes securing our border and keeps the federal government open. The legislation may not have provided as much as I would have liked for President Trump’s request, but in the end the legislation represented significant progress by providing tools our Border Patrol agents need to do their job.

I have no doubt that there is a humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border. I have visited the border to hear firsthand from the professionals on the front lines. Customs and Borde...

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