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Rubio to Hannity: A border security amendment is coming today

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      Matt K. Lewis

      Matt K. Lewis is a senior contributor to The Daily Caller, and a contributing editor for The Week. He is a respected commentator on politics and cultural issues, and has been cited by major publications such as The Washington Post and The New York Times. Matt is from Myersville, MD and currently resides in Alexandria, VA. Follow Matt K. Lewis on Twitter <a>@mattklewis</a>.

During a segment on Fox News’ Hannity, last night, Sean Hannity said:

I have a source in Washington that told me early tomorrow there’s going to be a huge border security amendment added to the bill. I don’t know what you’re able to confirm here tonight. I’m told that the number of agents will be doubled. I’m told that there will be a completion of the 700 mile fence. That all of the technology issues, E-Verify, entry-exit, overstaying issues, that all of this will be done. And they will all be triggers before there’s any legalization or path to green card. Can you confirm any of that?”

Rubio mostly ducked the question, but he did say we should expect “a substantial improvement – a substantial improvement – in the border security parts of this bill.”

A source on the Hill confirms to me that Hannity’s information is accurate.