Senator John Fetterman (D-PA) broke away from fellow Democrats and defended reasonable discussions to secure the country’s southern border.
The Pennsylvania Democrat blamed members of his own party for failing to reach terms on a border security deal.
“I hope Democrats can understand that it isn’t xenophobic to be concerned about the border,” Fetterman said in an interview.
“It’s a reasonable conversation, and Democrats should engage,” he added.
Somehow, Fetterman sounds like the most logical Democrat in Washington D.C.
I have no idea how we got here, but Fetterman has somehow become the most sane national Democrat in the country almost overnight. https://t.co/IKL8ZZxvdQ
— AG (@AGHamilton29) December 8, 2023
Fetterman, a progressive favorite, urged Democrats to acknowledge the large numbers of migrants streaming across the southern border. He cited the nearly 270,000 border encounters that U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported in September.
“Honestly, it’s astonishing. And this isn’t a Fox News kind of statistic. This is the government’s,” he said. “You essentially have Pittsburgh showing up there at the…
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