Former Homeland Security head: Mexico wall will hurt GOP

The Hill 07/13/16 

TomRidge.jpgFormer Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says the GOP made a mistake in adopting Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border into its party platform.

“It’s a bad idea,” he said Wednesday on Fox Business Network’s “Varney & Co.” “It’s a bad idea short-term, and it’s a bad idea long-term. I just can’t believe my party has basically drawn a wall between us and our ability to attract Hispanic voters.”

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