Ammar Campa-Najjar, Hunter’s Democratic challenger, accused the California Republican of violating his bail settlement previous to realizing that it was not in truth the border to Mexico, in line with a press release from his marketing campaign, and now says Hunter “falsely marketed he was 15 meters from Mexico.”
“So right here is the grand border wall in Yuma, Arizona,” Hunter says within the video, gesturing in direction of the barrier he’s about to mount. “That is what we anticipate to cease folks, transnational terrorists, households, all unlawful aliens from coming throughout the border. That is it.”
“It appears to be like fairly powerful to cross. Let me see if I can do it,” Hunter says earlier than swinging his legs over the metallic guardrail and planting his toes on the opposite aspect. “There we go. That is how straightforward it’s to cross the border in Yuma, Arizona.”
Hunter’s congressional workplace has not responded to CNN’s request for remark. In an e mail to the Instances of San Diego, Michael Harrison, Hunter’s spokesman, stated the Border Patrol requested the delegation on tour of the border to not reveal particular areas.
“It was a Border Patrol guided tour with a number of members of Congress. The barrier is what they’ve now and it’s solely on the US aspect, similar to it’s right here in San Diego,” Harrison stated to the Instances.