The Washington Times - March 27, 2013, 03:32PM

Sen. John McCain and members of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” tasked with carving out a comprehensive immigration package got a firsthand look at the difficulty involved in securing the U.S.-Mexican border when a woman literally climbed over a border fence right in front of them.

“Just witnessed a woman successfully climb an 18-ft bollard fence a few yards from us in #Nogales,” the Arizona Republican tweeted.

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A minute later, Mr. McCain tweeted, “Border Patrol successfully apprehended her, but incident is another reminder that threats to our border security are real.”


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Mr. McCain is touring the border with Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Michael Bennet of Colorado — both Democrats — and Sen. Jeff Flake, a fellow Arizona Republican.


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