When President Barack Obama suggested Wednesday that Republicans might insist on securing the borders by constructing an alligator-filled moat, most people figured he was joking.
But, wait ... one Member of Congress seems to think that’s an idea to consider. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) wrote in a letter to Obama, “I actually think a moat might be a very good idea and I wonder how many alligators it would take to secure the entire boarder [sic].”
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.