GOP Texas Congressman Dismisses Trump’s Wall: ‘It Just Doesn’t Work’

Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX), who represents a district along the southern border, on Tuesday threw cold water on Donald Trump’s proposal to build a huge wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

“You can’t build a wall from sea to shining sea. It just doesn’t work. It’s the most expensive way to do border security, and it’s the least effective,” Hurd said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

The congressman said that drug traffickers have even built ramps so that they can easily pass over the existing fence in certain areas.

“We need to allow the men and women in border patrol to adjust their tactics, techniques and procedures as they see fit. You can’t have a one-size-fits-all solution,” Hurd added.

The Republican congressman did concede that “in heavy populated areas, a wall absolutely makes sense.”

Watch Hurd’s interview on Morning Joe via MSNBC:

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