See video

Border security tactics are extremely problematic and costly. So why then are certain members of Congress so eager to send a blank check to militarize the southern border, especially during this time of deep budget cuts? 

Lia Lindsey and Aura Kanegis shed some light on the money trail by explaining how the top defense-contracting companies spent $74,250 per day on lobbying in spring 2013, when the Senate was debating S 744.