Paul Ryan: We’ll Fight for Funding for Border Wall this Summer

By NTK Staff | 05.02.2017 @10:58am

Ryan defended the conservative credentials of the congressional budget from the "P.R. machine that Democrats are pushing" at a press conference on Tuesday.

House Speaker Paul Ryan defended the conservative credentials of the congressional budget from the “P.R. machine that Democrats are pushing” at a press conference on Tuesday.

Ryan touted the budget’s increase in border security, and the base Ryan says it lays for funding for a border wall. “We’re giving the border patrol the kind of increases they need,” Ryan said.

“We knew we needed a big down payment on border security. We knew, that with a five-month bill, the wall is really more about next year and that fight’s going to be this summer,” Ryan said.

Ryan also said that the bill included “the biggest increase in border security funding in 10 years.”

The Speaker also highlighted pro-life provisions, school choice, and funding to fight natural disasters as conservative wins in the bill.

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