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GOP Rep. Designs Electric Fence for Mexican Border: ‘We Do This With Livestock All The Time’

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) showed off to Congress a model of an electric fence he designed for America’s southern border. He said its nonlethal current works fine with barnyard animals.

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  • It’s a tough calculus these Republicans are facing: wondering whether they’ll lose more conservative votes by appearing soft on immigration or more Hispanic votes by lumping Latinos in with livestock.

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