Former president Bill Clinton told Democratic donors at a private fundraiser that America’s borders will remain porous “for a very long time,” according to a leaked transcript from the event, THE DAILY CALLER reports.
The November 2015 fundraiser took place at the New York home of former U.S. ambassador to the Slovak Republic Carl Spielvogal, a longtime Clinton donor. The transcript from the fundraiser was included among thousands of emails sent and received by Clinton campaign chair John Podesta published by WikiLeaks.
At the fundraiser, the former president claimed that America’s “borders are going to look more like nets than walls for a very long time.”
“I believe that the central responsibility of every citizen of every country is to find whatever way we can to build up positive and reduce the negative forces of our interdependence. Because whether we like it or not, we are doomed to share the future,” Clinton said. “Whether we like it or not, borders are going to look more like nets than walls for a very long time.”
“That’s why I think we’re foolish not to adopt a comprehensive immigration reform bill that will keep youth and diversity in our workforce,” he continued. Read more at THE DAILY CALLER.