Democratic Rep.: Wall Still ‘Idiotic,’ But Willing to Compromise on It to Protect DREAMers

 

Congressman Luis Gutierrez has been making waves this weekend for saying that he is willing to reach an immigration compromise that includes the border wall he finds “idiotic.”

On ABC this morning, he made it clear to George Stephanopoulos he thinks the wall would be a “monument to stupidity” but said if that’s what it takes to protect the DREAMers from the “hostage takers,” “I say pay it.”

“Next November,” he added, “we’ll deal with the kidnappers at the polls.”

After appearing on CNN yesterday and making similar comments, Gutierrez has been making his reluctant offer very clear:

Watch above, via ABC.

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