As many know by now, the United States government shut down for nearly 35 days—the longest shutdown in American history—due to President Donald Trump’s insistence on $5.7 billion to fund a wall at the southern border.
While the United States was still in the throes of the shutdown, the National Republican Congressional Committee—which “is dedicated to defeating Democrats and taking back the House in 2020″—asked Americans on Twitter if a wall should be built at the southern border.
Do you think we should build a wall at our southern border? Take the poll now before it closes:
— NRCC (@NRCC) January 16, 2019
Americans on Twitter responded with a resounding “absolutely not,” and even though the shutdown ended nearly a week ago, they’re still letting their voices be heard.
— LyrikallyImperfect (@Lyrikal7) January 30, 2019
Poll me after Flint has clean water
Puerto Rico has power
Citizens United is repealed
Teachers don't have to strike for working conditions
Dreamers are protected
Healthcare talks about health and not who pays
The Gov't is open
— Lao Tsu II (@LaoTsuII) January 24, 2019
— Silverfront (@WilliamKiamie) January 24, 2019
NO NO NO NO!!
— Robin Wright 🌊 (@Happy2BNana) January 30, 2019
— Jeffrey O'Polka (@JeffOPolka) January 30, 2019
They still had more to say.