Tag: Border Wall

Border Wall Prototypes Face Testing, Future Funding Questions

(SAN DIEGO, California) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Deputy Commissioner Vitiello announced completion of eight border wall prototypes on Thursday, calling the wall an extremely effective part of their security strategy, but not clear on when they will see funding to start construction of a final version.

Puerto Rico vs the Border Wall

Rebuild Puerto Rico Before Border Wall, Says Latino Professor

A Latino professor from Florida says Congress should divert money away from building walls along the southwestern border to fund the rebuilding of Puerto Rico. He went on to call for an FDR-style public works program for the U.S. territory that was devastated by Hurricane Maria.

Border Wall Construction -- CBP Photo

Montana Republican Challenging Liberal Tester: Build a Wall and Support President Trump’s Agenda

Republican Senate candidate Matt Rosendale, who hopes to unseat Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) in the 2018 mid-term election, spoke Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 with Matt Boyle, Washington Political Editor for Breitbart News, about supporting President Donald Trump’s agenda in Congress, including getting a wall built on the U.S. southern border.

This photo show a concept illustration of a U.S.-Mexico border enforcement zone during a news conference where U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello, announced Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 in Washington, the selected vendors for construction of the concrete wall prototypes for the border wall. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Border Wall Prototype Construction Begins

The construction of President Donald Trump’s promised prototype border wall began on Tuesday. Six companies that won the competitive bidding process will begin testing various types of walls.