The government shutdown continues and congressional leaders are struggling to reach agreements on the President’s demand for funding the 5.7 billion dollar border wall.
Democrats are saying no way. Republicans are backing the funding and West Virginia Senator, Shelley Moore Capito is suggesting the wall could be the solution to aiding the state’s opioid crisis.
“We can do better. We’re seizing more drugs there now but this is what has the… The lack of border security has the impact in our region or the drugs that are destroying lives and families,” said Capito.
White House officials are expecting the government shutdown over the border wall funding will stretch into the new year.