Flashback: Biden Called for a 700-Mile Border Fence in 2006

‘Folks, I voted for a fence, I voted, unlike most Democrats’


BIDEN: "Folks, I voted for a fence, I voted, unlike most Democrats -- and some of you won't like it -- I voted for 700 miles of fence. But, let me tell you, we can build a fence 40 stories high -- unless you change the dynamic in Mexico and -- and you will not like this, and -- punish American employers who knowingly violate the law when, in fact, they hire illegals. Unless you do those two things, all the rest is window dressing. Now, I know I'm not supposed to say it that bluntly, but they're the facts, they're the facts. And so everything else we do is in between here. Everything else we do is at the margins. And the reason why I add that parenthetically, why I believe the fence is needed does not have anything to do with immigration as much as drugs."

Video files
Audio files
Similar stories
Schumer on a Wall in 2009: We Have Constructed a 630 Mile Border Fence
Landrieu: Border Fence 'Dumb'; Says South Dakota Borders Canada
Fox 5 Video Shows Group Climbing on Border Fence Near San Diego’s Friendship Park
Joe Biden Argues for Border Fence To Stop the Flow of Drugs
Conan: Poorest Man in Washington Is Actually the Guy Stuck in Conversation with Biden