Senator John Kennedy (not a Democrat), appeared on Fox News’ Varney & Co. show today to discuss the border wall and why the newly elected Speaker of the House refuses to negotiate with President Trump. The Republican Senator who is known for his one-liners didn’t disappoint in his fiery interview with Fox News host, Stuart Varney. In answer to the Fox New hosts question about the negotiations between Democrat leaders and President Trump, Kennedy said the problem is, “Speaker Pelosi hates President Trump more than she supports border security.”
Kennedy explained to Varney that there isn’t any in-between when it comes to defending your nation’s borders, telling him, “You either believe in border security, or you don’t.” The Senator gave examples of why we need borders and listed the countries where borders are working, “One way to stop illegal immigration is a border wall. We know that because we have one in San Diego, and Yuma, and El Paso, and on the West Bank in Israel, and in Hungary and in Saudi Arabia and in Bulgaria, and I could keep going. Border barriers work—Duh!”
Senator Kennedy clarified that he’s not against immigration, explaining, “I think legal immigration makes our country stronger—we’re a nation of immigrants.” Kennedy explained, “Let me tell you what Trump’s sin is, for the first time in 20 years, he’s enforcing American’s immigration laws. For 20 years, we’ve had a bi-partisan refusal up here, by both big-government Republicans, and Ritz-Carlton Democrats, to refuse to enforce America’s immigration laws—and Trump said, well—by God, I’m gonna enforce the law, and all of a sudden, he’s Satan!” Kennedy claimed that he believes the Amerian people can “see through it.”
Varney clarified for his viewers, “I believe it was Senator Harry Reid who lived in the Ritz-Carlton.” Kennedy confirmed that in fact, it was Senator Harry Reid who lived in the Ritz-Carlton while serving as a Senator in D.C.
Kennedy’s best lines of the interview, however, came when he mentioned Nancy Pelosi, saying “Beauty fades…dumb is forever.”
Watch the fiery interview here:
Here’s the problem. Speaker Pelosi hates President Trump more than she supports border security. Our southern border is 1,900 miles. No fair-minded person believes we will ever be able to secure that border without physical barriers in some form or fashion. pic.twitter.com/kLiDknu3vO
— John Kennedy (@SenJohnKennedy) January 9, 2019