Houston Chronicle: Texans on both sides find plenty to not like in government shutdown deal

Said Lloyd Doggett: “Call it a ‘wall’ or a ‘fence,’ build it with steel, not concrete, but it is still a colossal waste of taxpayers’ money for an imaginary crisis in conflict with fundamental American values.”

Besides Doggett and Escobar, four other Texas Democrats voted against the deal: Joaquin Castro, Sylvia Garcia, Vicente Gonzalez, and Filemon Vela, long an outspoken opponent of the wall.

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