Rep. Van Drew to Newsmax: Blocked Border Bill ‘Piece of Garbage’

The border bill blocked Thursday by Senate Republicans meant to clamp down on the number of migrants allowed to claim asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border doesn’t hurt Republicans, Rep. Jeff Van Drew, R-N.J., said on Newsmax.

“I don’t think it hurts Republicans. I think we have to get the message out — this is so important — what they’re doing, quite frankly, the Democratic Party is awful in this case. This is a bad bill,” Van Drew told “National Report.”

“It codifies and regulates illegal immigration to make it just part of what is normal to allow it and to process it faster. It doesn’t stop catch and release. It doesn’t have the ‘Stay in Mexico’ policy. It doesn’t have immediately expedite back to the country of origin. It doesn’t have anything like Title 42 in it.

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