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By Robert N. Tracci
Congress must use its appropriations power to secure the border
Topic - Ted Bromund
"The inanity of the idea that a mere treaty will be able to do what U.N. Security Council sanctions have been unable to achieve," the Heritage Foundation's Ted Bromund writes, "would be laughable were the subject not so serious."
Ted Bromund notes that U.N. prohibitions on "conflict minerals" in cellphones were worked into the Dodd-Frank Act.