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Tester talks border, fentanyl, and political theater

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., held a press call Thursday with rural journalists where he expressed frustration at the state of the U.S. southern border and the lack of action by Congress to address it.

Tester said it is going to be a busy year for Congress, with a budget that should have been passed last year, and a Farm Bill in the same boat, but the current frustration remains the southern border, a crisis he said is being perpetuated by partisanship, particularly from Republicans.

He said a bipartisan group of legislators has already worked out a common-sense deal, but partisan Republica...


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