Rep. Kurt Schrader Calls President Donald Trump's Border Wall "A Stupid Idea"

By Nigel Jaquiss, Willamette Week

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Washington, January 27, 2017 | comments

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced plans to follow through with his campaign pledge to add to the existing wall between the U.S. and Mexico, at a cost of around $15 billion.

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.)'s tweet this morning is pretty self-explanatory.

Schrader represents Oregon's Fifth District, which covers a wide swath of the Willamette Valley, where agricultural interests depend on immigrant labor, and the parts of the Cascades and the Coast Range, where migrant workers often replant timber lands.

Schrader, of course, is just one of many skeptics about Trump's plan.

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