Lindsey Graham calls for action on southern border ‘now’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) rejected the idea that the United States can hold off on making changes to border policy after former President Donald Trump killed a border bill earlier this year.

Instead, the South Carolinian senator expressed support for a $66 billion House proposal with aid to Israel and Ukraine, along with border security provisions that would include reimplementing the “remain in Mexico” policy.

Graham, a fierce supporter of Trump, said that he wants to pursue action on the border through legislation because it is a “national security nightmare” that “cannot wait,” while on CBS News’s Face the Nation on Sunday.

“President Trump says, let’s wait on the border. With all due respect, we cannot wait. It’s a national security nightmare, a 2000% increase in people on the terrorist watch list coming across the border in
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